New Delhi8 hours ago
The situation in Maharashtra remains dangerous due to the rains. Due to continuous rain for several days, there have been terrible accidents in Sangli, Satara, Ratnagiri, Raigad, Kolhapur and Thane, in which 138 people have died. Here 34 teams of NDRF are engaged in relief and rescue operations, but after the rains and floods, traces of destruction can be seen clearly.
According to the State Relief and Rehabilitation Department, a total of 1.35 lakh people have been evacuated from the flood-affected areas from the state till Sunday morning. So far 53 people have been injured and 999 are missing in different accidents.
Army built Central War Room
The Indian Army has set up a Central War Room so that relief and rescue operations can be carried out in coordination with the Air Force and Navy. This operation has been named Operation Varsha 21. The three forces will work closely with the local administration and the state disaster management department.
Flood situation in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh also
Heavy rains are expected in many states of the country in the next two-three days. Many districts in Bihar are already submerged in water. Heavy rain is possible here on Monday and Tuesday. The Meteorological Department has issued an alert for 19 districts of the state. At the same time, in Uttar Pradesh, there is a danger of migration due to water in more than 100 villages. In Rajasthan too, there has been a warning of lightning with heavy rain in 5 divisions.
Local workers rescue people from floods caused by the rising of Krishna river in Sangli district of Maharashtra.
NDRF personnel rescue a child in a flood affected area of Kolhapur.
Maharashtra: 136 people died so far
Due to incessant rains in the state, the situation of flood has persisted. Due to rain and landslides, 138 people have died here in the last few days. 34 teams of NDRF are engaged in relief work in the state. Rescue teams are taking out bodies from the rubble in Raigad and Ratnagiri areas. Some pictures may be disturbing to you, but it is important to show them so that you can get an idea of the magnitude of the situation.
Relief team carrying the dead body from the rubble in Taliye village of Raigad. The bodies of 43 people have been recovered from here.
30-40 people are feared trapped under the debris of the landslide in Taliye village.
A crowd of people gathered at the site of the landslide in Taliye village.
Rescue workers bring out the body of a seven-month-old baby from the debris of a landslide in Mahad, Raigad.
The father and family of the mourning child.
A scene of destruction after floods in Mahad area of Raigad, Maharashtra.
The condition of the houses after the floods in Mahad subsided.
Traces of destruction in Mahad after the effect of flood subsides.
Due to the floods in Mahad, there has been a scene of devastation everywhere.
Roads filled with water in Chiplun.
NDRF personnel evacuating people from flood-hit areas in Kolhapur.
Bihar: Alert issued in 19 districts
There is a possibility of heavy rain in the state from July 26. A red alert has been sounded in about 19 districts including Supaul, Araria, Madhubani, Madhepura and North Central Darbhanga, Muzaffarpur, Saharsa, Samastipur, Begusarai and Khagaria in North East Bihar. Many areas of Bihar including Saharsa and Muzaffarnagar are already submerged in floods.
Uttar Pradesh: Threat of migration in more than 100 villages
A high alert has been issued in 16 districts of the state due to the threat of floods. Due to the rains in the hilly areas, the water level has increased in many rivers including Sharda, Ghaghra, Saryu and Ganga in the state. The danger of migration has increased in more than 100 villages situated on the banks of these rivers. People’s homes in villages have been flooded and boats have to be resorted to for movement. There is a possibility of heavy rain in the state from Monday to Wednesday.
The water level in Ghaghra river has increased.
Rescue team carrying people by boat in Maharajganj district of Uttar Pradesh.
Rajasthan: Lightning warning with rain
Heavy rain is expected in Jaipur, Bharatpur, Kota, Udaipur and Ajmer in the state in the next three to four days. The Meteorological Department has issued a red alert for the state. There has also been a warning of lightning in many areas along with rain. Monsoon is likely to remain active here till July 27 with heavy rains.