After heavy rains in Madhya Pradesh, the condition of the people of the state is miserable due to the floods. Gwalior-Chambal region in Madhya Pradesh is in the grip of floods after heavy rains. Due to this, 1,171 villages there have been flooded. Most of these areas are located in Sheopur and Shivpuri districts. This information is being given by news agencies quoting officials. Meanwhile, the Indian Army, along with SDRF and NDRF, has swung into the rescue effort to assist disaster management officials, who are already engaged in relief operations. At the same time, CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan has shared some information regarding the floods in the state. Apart from this, Union Home Minister Amit Shah has also spoken to CM Chouhan of the state.
The CM said, “The flood situation in the state, especially in North Madhya Pradesh, is grim. NDRF, SDRF, Army and BSF have rescued 5,950 people from 240 villages. Efforts are on to rescue 1,950 more people. IAF helicopters have started rescue operations. CM Shivraj said that 30 villages of Sheopur are affected by the floods in the rivers Quarry, Seep, Parvati. So far more than 1000 people have been evacuated here. At present, the operation to rescue about 1000 people trapped in the villages of Jwalapur, Bherawada, Mewara, Jatkheda is going on.
The Chief Minister further informed that 13 villages of Morena are affected by the floods in Chambal, Kwari rivers. So far more than 250 people have been rescued and rescue work is going on for 200 people. So far 1100 people have been evacuated from 36 affected villages of Datia and operation of 45 people is going on.
Shivraj said – the situation is serious
The CM said that the rains have subsided and the water level has started receding. However, our communication system in Shivpuri has collapsed. We have approached the Telecom Ministry to try to restore the infrastructure. I am in touch with the centre.
Amit Shah inquired about the situation
At the same time, Home Minister Amit Shah spoke to Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan and inquired about the flood situation in some parts of the state due to heavy rains and rise in water level of rivers. Shah says that the Center is giving full help to the state for relief work. Amit Shah also tweeted about this.
I spoke to Shri @chouhanshivraj ji and inquired about the situation regarding floods in some parts of Madhya Pradesh due to heavy rains and rise in water level of rivers. The state is being given full help for relief work from the center. In this difficult time, the Modi government is standing with the people of the state.
All villages near rivers affected
State Home Minister Narottam Mishra has visited the flood affected areas in Gwalior. He said that all the ministers are working. I would request everyone to avoid false rumours. All the villages near the rivers are affected. Our priority is to save people.
serious situation has arisen
Madhya Pradesh Minister Vishwas Sarang on floods in the state due to heavy rains said, “Severe flood situation has arisen. The CM is monitoring the rescue operations. Thousands of people have been saved. NDRF, SDRF teams are working.
What did the meteorological department say?
Monsoon has wreaked havoc in different parts of India after the scorching heat. In the next 24 hours, there is a possibility of heavy rainfall in the most affected Gwalior-Chambal region of Madhya Pradesh. The India Meteorological Department has issued a red alert for Shivpuri, Sheopur, Guna and two other districts. Also, orange and yellow alerts have been issued for nine and eight districts respectively. Rivers like Chambal, Sindh, Narmada and Parvati are in spate. The flow of water is so fast that it is taking the cattle along with it. Damage can be assessed only when the flow of water stops.
Monsoon has intensified over West Madhya Pradesh for the past five days, as a low pressure area has formed over the region, prompting the India Meteorological Department (IMD) to put the subdivision under red alert from August 1 to 3. has been forced. In the last 24 hours till Tuesday morning, parts of the region recorded over 200 mm of rain, with Shivpuri and Guna receiving up to 470 mm of rain.
when will it rain less
At the same time, the low pressure system is likely to weaken gradually till Wednesday. However, widespread rainfall with heavy rain is expected in the region till August 5. For the next two days, West Madhya Pradesh has been put under ‘Orange Alert’.