Many states of the country are affected by heavy rains and floods these days. In view of this, the NDRF has taken a stand with the local administration at many places. The condition of Gujarat is very bad. Many districts here are affected by floods.
New Delhi (agencies). Many states of the country are surrounded by the problem of heavy rains and floods these days. Of these, Gujarat, Maharashtra have been the most affected. Apart from this, some areas of Telangana, Karnataka and Rajasthan are also facing similar problem. Many people have lost their lives due to this in many states. In Assam alone, about 200 people have died due to floods and landslides. Incessant rains in many areas have raised the water level of rivers. Part of the bridge also collapsed due to floods caused by heavy rains in Chhota Udaipur, Gujarat. NDRF teams are cooperating with the local administration to provide relief to the flood affected areas. The situation in Gujarat is very bad. Half a dozen districts here have been affected by heavy rains and floods. In view of this, CM Bhupendra Patel has also taken a meeting of the officers.
weather department alert
The Meteorological Department has warned of heavy rain in Gujarat, Konkan Goa, Madhya Maharashtra, Vidarbha, Telangana and Chhattisgarh. Heavy rain alert has been issued in Odisha, coastal areas of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Marathwada, Saurashtra, Kutch and most parts of Madhya Pradesh. Northeast states including West Bengal, Jharkhand, Rayalaseema, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Rajasthan and Himachal may also receive heavy rains.
These states affected by heavy rains and floods
Incessant heavy rains in many districts of Gujarat have worsened the situation. Many areas here are submerged. A flood-like situation has arisen in Valsad, Nadiad, Kheda, Tapi, Navsari, Ahmedabad in the state. Due to incessant rains, the bridge connecting Panchol and Kumbhiya villages of Tapi district has been washed away. Local teams are also working with NDRF in Valsad. In view of the flood situation, Gujarat CM Bhupendra Patel has held a meeting with the District Collectors of the State Emergency Operation Center. In this, the work being done to deal with the situation arising out of heavy rains in South Gujarat including Chhotaudepur was reviewed.
Flood-like situation has arisen in many areas in Navsari district of the state due to rise in the water level of Poorna river. It has been raining heavily for the last three days in Tapi district, affecting many villages. Rescue teams have been deployed here. In Chhota Udaipur district, a portion of the bridge collapsed due to incessant heavy rains, worsening the situation. The water level of the Auranga river in the state is rising due to incessant rains. Many low-lying areas of Valsad district have been affected due to this. Around 300 people have been shifted to safer places by the local administration. Here NDRF teams and local administration are engaged in relief work.
Normal life was affected in Ulundurpet area of Tamil Nadu’s Kallakurichi district following heavy rain accompanied by strong winds.
The water level in Krishna Raja Sagar Dam in Mandya district of Karnataka is continuously rising. The same is the case with Madadh Masoor Lake.
Due to heavy rains in Dholpur city of Rajasthan, the problem of waterlogging has arisen in many areas. After facing heavy water logging.
Several parts of Telangana’s Nirmal and Mulugu districts are facing a flood-like situation due to heavy rains. In view of the rising water level of the Godavari river here, the Bhadrachalam sub-collector has issued a warning. It said that the water level of the river is 48 feet at present. It has been said that it may increase further. In such a situation, the adjoining areas have been kept on alert. In the Jaishankar Bhupalpeli district of the state, the situation is worsening due to incessant rains. In most of the districts here, the Meteorological Department has informed about heavy rains on Monday as well. South-Central Railway has canceled 34 MMTS train services from July 11 to July 13 in view of heavy rains.
The continuous rain in Hingoli district including Gadchiroli of Maharashtra for three consecutive days has worsened the situation.
So far 192 people have died due to floods and landslides in Assam. Twelve districts here are affected by floods. Lakhs of people have been affected due to the floods. According to the government, 390 villages and 7600 hectares of agricultural land have been submerged in the state.