The situation is getting worse due to floods in different parts of the country. In Madhya Pradesh, floods have wreaked havoc in Gwalior, Datia, Shivpuri and Sheopur after the water level of Chambal, Sindh, Parvati, Noon and Kuno rivers increased. Rescue operation is going on here for the last few days. In these areas, 18 people have died due to floods and house collapse. Almost all the districts of Gwalior-Chambal division have been flooded. Food packets are being sent with the help of helicopter in the areas here.
At the same time, about 3 lakh people have been affected due to flood incidents in many areas of West Bengal. According to news agency PTI, three lakh people have been affected in seven districts of West Bengal due to the floods and so far 23 people have died. According to the official, the situation still remains critical, the people who are stranded are being continuously supplied with drinking water and other essentials.
It is being told that about 4 lakh hectares of cultivated land in Bengal has been submerged due to the floods. West Bengal’s East and West Bardhaman, Paschim Medinipur, Hooghly, Howrah, South 24 Parganas and Birbhum districts are the most affected at present. Water is also being released from the dam continuously to control the situation in Bengal.
Effect of flood in 23 districts of Madhya Pradesh
In Madhya Pradesh too, the situation has become dire due to floods. According to the Meteorological Department, there is an alert of heavy rain in 23 districts of Madhya Pradesh. Flood situation has arisen in many districts of Gwalior and Chambal region due to rain. Shivraj Singh Chouhan took stock According to local officials, a total of 18 rain-related deaths have occurred in the state so far. Some of these deaths have occurred due to house or wall collapse due to rain or flood. So far 30,000 people have been rescued in Gwalior and Chambal areas and 126 are staying in relief camps.