Flood fury continues in Gujarat, Rajasthan, West Bengal; thousands of people affected

Heavy rains lashed several parts of Gujarat, Rajasthan and West Bengal affecting normal life.

FP Staff July 26, 2017 09:59:22 IST
Flood fury continues in Gujarat, Rajasthan, West Bengal; thousands of people affected
Flood fury continues in Gujarat Rajasthan West Bengal thousands of people affected

Hundreds of people were marooned in several inundated regions of Gujarat, Rajasthan and West Bengal even as heavy rains in other parts of the country flooded streets, choked traffic and hit normal life. PTI

Flood fury continues in Gujarat Rajasthan West Bengal thousands of people affected

Narendra Modi carried out an aerial survey of the worst-hit Banaskantha and Patan districts in his home state of Gujarat. Over 83 people have been killed in the state with over 45,000 affected. PTI

Flood fury continues in Gujarat Rajasthan West Bengal thousands of people affected

The prime minister also chaired a meeting with Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani, Anandiben Patel and top officials of the state government to take stock of the situation. PTI

Flood fury continues in Gujarat Rajasthan West Bengal thousands of people affected

The army, Indian Air Force, National Disaster Response Force, police and fire brigade are engaged in rescuing people from flooded areas. PTI

Flood fury continues in Gujarat Rajasthan West Bengal thousands of people affected

IAF's four MI-17 V5 helicopters winched 14 people from Deesa. A total of 113 people had been rescued by Tuesday. PTI

Flood fury continues in Gujarat Rajasthan West Bengal thousands of people affected

In Rajasthan, rescue operations are being carried out in flood-hit Jalore, Sirohi and Pali districts. Heavy rains have killed six people including two children till now. PTI

Flood fury continues in Gujarat Rajasthan West Bengal thousands of people affected

In West Bengal, incessant heavy rains have led to flooding of several areas. PTI

Flood fury continues in Gujarat Rajasthan West Bengal thousands of people affected

Rivers Silabati in West Midnapore, Darakeswar in Bankura and Dwaraka in Birbhum are flowing above danger level, flooding areas in Birbhum, Purulia, West Midnapore and Hooghly districts. PTI

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