Weather Update: Heavy rains have disrupted normal life in many parts of the country. 6 people injured in cloudburst in Himachal Pradesh. Many houses were damaged there. On the other hand, the situation in Rajasthan is also bad due to rain. At the same time, in Rajasthan’s cities like Jodhpur, Bikaner, people have to struggle a lot due to rain. In Jodhpur, the help of the army had to be taken amidst the trouble caused by rain. Five people died in rain-related accidents in Rajasthan’s Bikaner, Bundi and Jodhpur districts, while the army has been called in to assist the local administration in Jodhpur due to incessant rains. The Jodhpur administration called in the army on Thursday to rescue people trapped in homes due to waterlogging in New Roop Nagar here after heavy rains. Officials said that Jodhpur MP and Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat and Rajasthan’s Minister of State and in-charge Minister Subhash Garg also visited Jodhpur and took stock of the situation.
Waterlogging in many areas of Jodhpur, water is filled up to four feet
An official said that the entire locality has been filled with 3-4 feet of water for the last three days. Jodhpur has recorded around 320 mm of rain since Monday and the city is facing severe waterlogging. National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and Army teams have launched rescue operations to rescue people from submerged houses. The administration installed pumps to remove water from the houses, but due to lack of adequate drainage system, problems were faced.
Gopal Singh, a resident of New Roop Nagar, said that due to water entering the houses, people are not able to sleep properly for the last three days. He said, ‘We have neither eaten properly nor slept properly in the last three days. There is no electricity and we are stuck here as the entire area is flooded. Due to waterlogging, the situation in many places in Jodhpur remains critical. Officials said several houses were damaged while one person was killed and two others were injured.
Car falls into river in Bundi, driver dies
42-year-old railway station master’s car was hit by a sharp edge while crossing a submerged bridge in Bundi district, killing him. Police gave this information. The incident took place late on Wednesday night when Manish Meghwal, a resident of Janta Colony, Jaipur, posted at Bundi’s Srinagar railway station, was returning from duty. Police station in-charge (SHO) Mahendra Singh said that Meghwal’s car fell into the Chitawa river in Namana police station area. The region has been receiving moderate to heavy rains, causing rivers and streams to be in spate across the region.
66 percent more rain than average in Bikaner, three people died due to house collapse
A couple and their 12-year-old son were killed when a house collapsed in Bikaner on Wednesday night. According to the Meteorological Department’s report, 66 percent more rainfall than the average rainfall has been recorded in the state so far. The Meteorological Department has predicted relief from heavy rains in the coming days. Rain activities are expected to reduce from July 29 to August 2. Mahavir Kumar, 40, and his wife Savitri, 35, and their 12-year-old son, were killed when a kutcha house collapsed in Bikaner, police said.
Army engaged in relief and rescue work in submerged areas
Defense spokesman Lt Col Amitabh Sharma said that the flood relief units of the Army are taking out water through pumps to restore normalcy in the submerged areas. He said that “despite the heavy rains, the army contingent immediately assessed the situation and controlled the flood-like situation by identifying low-lying areas and flushing out the stagnant water.”
Cloud burst in Himachal Pradesh, 6 killed, several houses damaged
On the other hand, it is raining in the hilly areas as well. 6 people injured in cloudburst in Himachal Pradesh. Officials said that at least 10 houses were damaged in the incident. Kullu’s District Emergency Operation Center ‘DEOC’ said that there has been an incident of cloudburst in Chanighad of Nirmand tehsil of Ani subdivision. The DEOC said around 12 houses were damaged and six people were injured in the incident.
Heavy rain likely in UP from July 29 to 31
Rain activities have increased in Uttar Pradesh. The Meteorological Department has warned of heavy rain in the coming two days for UP. According to the Meteorological Department, there is a possibility of heavy rain between July 29 and July 31. At the same time, the Meteorological Department has expressed the possibility of heavy rain in the capital Lucknow today and tomorrow. The Meteorological Department has predicted rain in about 54 districts of UP for the next two days. During this, there is a possibility of lightning falling along with thunderstorms. At the same time, there are 11 districts of UP where the Meteorological Department has forecast heavy rains.
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