Restoring cluster with missing shards

Two of my three nodes had catastrophic disk loss. Cluster was set up with
1 replica, 5 shards per index. Obviously the remaining node does not have
all shards for each index.

The system still responds to queries though it obviously has holes in the

If I do nothing, my cluster status is going to report red until these
indices get deleted. Is there anyway around that? Or do I need to just
bite the bullet and drop the unhealthy indices?

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