Weather Updates: Rivers in spate from Odisha to Maharashtra, flood alert issued, warning of torrential rains in some states

Rain is raining from the sky in Gujarat, Maharashtra and Odisha. Houses up to the first floor have been submerged due to heavy rains in Gujarat’s Rajkot and Jamnagar. Schools and colleges are closed in Rajkot. In Delhi too, a house collapsed in the Sabzi Mandi area on Monday due to rain in which two children died after being buried. In Odisha’s capital Bhubaneswar, the rain has broken the record of 63 years. In Kendrapara district, two people have died in wall collapse. An alert has been issued in ten districts of Rajasthan in the fear of heavy rains.

Due to heavy rains in Gujarat’s Rajkot and Jamnagar since Sunday night, water has reached the first floor of the houses. Rajkot Collector Arun Mahesh has closed schools and colleges for a day in view of the rising water level due to heavy rains.

Normal life has come to a complete standstill in Dhoraji, Padahari, and Gondal talukas of the district due to incessant rains and waterlogging. At the same time, Khimrana village of Jamnagar has lost contact with the district due to floods, while in Aliabada village, people are facing difficulties due to water filling up to their waist. Due to the rising water level of rain, life has come to a complete standstill in Kalvad and Dhrol talukas. Most of the city was submerged due to three inches of rain in Vadodara.

Odisha: 195 mm of rain in Bhubaneswar
In Odisha too, the Meteorological Department has issued an alert for floods in view of the fierce form of rain. According to the Meteorological Department, 195 mm of rain was recorded in Bhubaneswar in the last 24 hours till 8.30 am. Waterlogging in many parts of Bhubaneswar due to rain has caused inconvenience to the people. According to the report, for the first time in 63 years, there has been so much rain. Earlier on September 9, 1958 in Bhubaneswar 163 mm. Rain was recorded.

Rising water level of rivers increased the danger
The office of the Special Relief Commissioner, Bhubaneswar said that deep pressure is building up in the Bay of North West Bengal. Due to this there is a possibility of heavy rains, due to which there may be a flood situation. At the same time, the Meteorological Department has issued a red alert for Sambalpur, Deogarh, Angul, Sonepur and Bargarh. At the same time, the Central Water Commission (CWC) has issued a warning saying that due to rains, the water level of many rivers, including Brahmani, is rising. Thus, the risk of floods is increasing.

Maharashtra Godavari river water level rises
The water level in the Godavari river has started rising due to heavy rains. The river started flowing above the danger mark due to heavy rains in Nashik district. The local administration has appealed to the people not to go to the areas around the river. According to the Meteorological Department, the way the water level of the river is increasing, the danger of floods is increasing. The local administration has also started preparations for relief and rescue operations. Rivers are overflowing at many more places in Maharashtra, which is an alarm bell.

Jammu and Kashmir: Woman drowned in rain water
A woman was washed away in rain water in Rajouri’s Andarooth village. Police said that the woman who was buried in the rain water has been identified as Rukhsana Kausar (32). Police said that the woman was crossing a bridge on Saturday, when she got swept away by the strong current of water, which is yet to be traced. Police and diving teams are trying to find the woman, but so far no success has been achieved.

torrential rain here for the next few days
The Indian Meteorological Department said that along with Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh will receive heavy rains in the next few days. Similarly, for the next three-four days, there will be torrential rains in North Konkan, North Madhya Maharashtra, East Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh. There is a possibility of heavy rain in Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala for the next two days. Haryana, Rajasthan and western UP will receive heavy rains from September 16. Most parts of the country may also receive rain for the next five days.


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