Floods affect normal life, render people homeless across India

The flood in Ganga has rendered thousands of families homeless and aggravated the problems of the people in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh. Some of them have to use tube boats to commute.

FP Staff August 22, 2016 16:31:56 IST
The flood in Ganga has rendered thousands of families homeless and aggravated the problems of the people in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh. Some of them have to use tube boats to commute. Photo: PTI
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The flood in Ganga has rendered thousands of families homeless and aggravated the problems of the people in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh. Some of them have to use tube boats to commute. Photo: PTI
Torrential rains continue to lash Madhya Pradesh even as relief work has gained momentum. Normal life has been affected in Ujjain and other western parts of the state. Temples are also submerged at Ram ghat due to heavy rains which caused floods in Kshipra river in Ujjain. Photo: PTI
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Torrential rains continue to lash Madhya Pradesh even as relief work has gained momentum. Normal life has been affected in Ujjain and other western parts of the state. Temples are also submerged at Ram ghat due to heavy rains which caused floods in Kshipra river in Ujjain. Photo: PTI
Allahabad has also been experiencing floods in low-lying areas. Ganga has breached the danger mark in the Elgin bridge area. A herd of buffalos take bath in the flood waters at Chota Baghara area in Allahabad. Most houses in the area were also submerhed. Photo: PTI
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Allahabad has also been experiencing floods in low-lying areas. Ganga has breached the danger mark in the Elgin bridge area. A herd of buffalos take bath in the flood waters at Chota Baghara area in Allahabad. Most houses in the area were also submerhed. Photo: PTI
Incessant rains in many parts of Uttar Pradesh have resulted in floods. A woman can be seen drying clothes in a flooded area in Mirzapur. Six persons of a family were killed in the area when the car they were travelling fell into an overflowing drain. Photo: PTI
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Incessant rains in many parts of Uttar Pradesh have resulted in floods. A woman can be seen drying clothes in a flooded area in Mirzapur. Six persons of a family were killed in the area when the car they were travelling fell into an overflowing drain. Photo: PTI
Normal lives remained disrupted in Patna after floodwater entered new areas. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has appealed to the people to “move to safer places. People are shifting with their cattle to safer places in flood affected Nakta Diyara, Patna. Photo: PTI
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Normal lives remained disrupted in Patna after floodwater entered new areas. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has appealed to the people to “move to safer places. People are shifting with their cattle to safer places in flood affected Nakta Diyara, Patna. Photo: PTI
West Bengal is on high alert after a deep depression near the coastal town of Digha has brought heavy rainfall in all southern districts of the state. People have to move through water logged road at Kalighat Kali temple area in Kolkata on Sunday. Photo: PTI
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West Bengal is on high alert after a deep depression near the coastal town of Digha has brought heavy rainfall in all southern districts of the state. People have to move through water logged road at Kalighat Kali temple area in Kolkata on Sunday. Photo: PTI
Kumar did an aerial survey of affected areas and demanded that experts look into the problem of silt in rivers. Photo: PTI
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Kumar did an aerial survey of affected areas and demanded that experts look into the problem of silt in rivers. Photo: PTI
Thousands have left their homes due to floods in Madhya Pradesh and capital Bhopal is the worst hit area. Army has been deployed at several places for relief work. Locals try to rescue three people who were swept away into the Kaliasot river in Bhopal. Photo: PTI
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Thousands have left their homes due to floods in Madhya Pradesh and capital Bhopal is the worst hit area. Army has been deployed at several places for relief work. Locals try to rescue three people who were swept away into the Kaliasot river in Bhopal. Photo: PTI
Water entered residential areas in Allahabad after river Ganga flowed above danger level. About 12,000 people were evacuated from low-lying surrounding villages. An aerial view of flood affected areas of Allahabad. Photo: PTI
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Water entered residential areas in Allahabad after river Ganga flowed above danger level. About 12,000 people were evacuated from low-lying surrounding villages. An aerial view of flood affected areas of Allahabad. Photo: PTI