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  • Nail-biting footage shows children crossing a swollen river to make it to school
  • It comes after an intense monsoon season affecting the Himachal region in India 
  • District authorities reportedly said they are looking into the perilous crossing  

All it takes is a light dusting of snow for schools to close in Britain but it is a very different story in India.

Not even a raging river was able to hold these youngsters back from making it to their classes on time.

Extraordinary footage filmed in the northern India region of Himachal has emerged showing schoolchildren crossing the flooded river. 

The nail-biting clip shows pupils carefully treading over the swollen river that was created by in intense monsoon season.

Extraordinary footage filmed in the northern India region of Himachal has emerged showing schoolchildren crossing a flooded river

The nail-biting clip shows pupils carefully treading over the swollen river that was created by in intense monsoon season

The nail-biting clip shows pupils carefully treading over the swollen river that was created by in intense monsoon season

Children can be seen perilously traversing through the water — some carrying very young pupils on their backs

Children can be seen perilously traversing through the water — some carrying very young pupils on their backs

Children can be seen perilously traversing through the water — some carrying very young pupils on their backs. 

They also link arms and form a chain to prevent their peers from being swept away. 

‘There is a lot of grass and vegetation on the slippery footpaths in the village. Risk of snakes and flashflood is always there,’ villager Deendyal Sharma told the Times of India. 

District authorities are reportedly setting out to address the hazardous crossing.

The youngsters were filmed helping one another cross the river but they could easily have been swept away 

The youngsters were filmed helping one another cross the river but they could easily have been swept away 

Even flooded rivers caused by a monsoon is unable to hold youngsters back from making it to class on time

Even flooded rivers caused by a monsoon is unable to hold youngsters back from making it to class on time

District authorities are reportedly setting out to address the hazardous crossing in the northern India region of Himachal

District authorities are reportedly setting out to address the hazardous crossing in the northern India region of Himachal

They also link arms and form a chain to prevent their peers from being swept away

They also link arms and form a chain to prevent their peers from being swept away

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