Heavy Rains Continued In Gujarat And Maharashtra – Heavy Rain
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Heavy rains continued in Gujarat and Maharashtra on Thursday as well. In Gujarat’s Navsari district, water remained till knees in many places. Also there were many incidents of disaster. A 16-year-old teenager and two female workers died after a boundary wall collapsed in Ahmedabad. At the same time, a house collapsed in Pune, Maharashtra, under which 11 people were rescued safely.
The Meteorological Department has forecast heavy rains in many areas of Gujarat, especially in North, South and Saurashtra. The water level of Poorna and Ambika rivers is rising due to incessant rain. Apart from Navsari city, there is knee-deep water in Bilimora and other areas. Vansda taluka recorded 394 mm of rain in the last 24 hours till 8 am. NDRF shifted 45 people to safer places in Tapi and Vadodara districts in the morning. These include 18 children and two patients.
The havoc of rain in Maharashtra also continued on Thursday. 11 people buried under a house in Pune were rescued. All of them were from three different houses and no one was hurt. Chief Minister Eknath Shinde and his team are continuously monitoring the rain situation and reviewing the relief work.
More than 3000 people were evacuated from 29 rain-hit villages in Gadchiroli. The Meteorological Department had issued an orange alert of rain in the district. Godavari, Kaleshwaram and Indravati rivers of the district are flowing above the danger mark. People living in areas near rivers have been asked to remain alert.
Rain in many places in Rajasthan
The Jhalawar area of Rajasthan recorded 140 mm of rain. According to the Meteorological Department, Bungra in Banswara recorded 137 mm of rain. Apart from this, Bagidora, Shergarh, Raipur, Sajjangarh and Salopat received 98, 93, 91, 80 and 79 mm of rain respectively. Many other areas also received less than 79 mm of rain in the last 24 hours. The Meteorological Department has issued a warning of heavy rain in Banswara, Dungarpur, Pratapgarh, Barmer, Jalore and Pali in the next 24 hours.
19000 shifted to relief camps in Telangana
On Thursday, over 19,000 people were shifted to relief camps in Telangana amid heavy rains. There was a flood-like situation in the low-lying areas of the state. State Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar reviewed the situation in the entire state by holding a meeting with the officials. Officials told them that 19071 people have been shifted to 223 camps.