Heavy Rainfall alert in 13 states including Maharashtra-Goa, 5 died in Karnataka

Heavy Rainfall alert in 13 states including Maharashtra-Goa, 5 died in Karnataka

With the coming of the monsoon in south India, there has been heavy rainfall recorded in North India. Five people died in rain-related incidents in Karnataka in the past 24 hours. However, all the conditions of moving towards the monsoon of Maharashtra and Goa are positive. It has rained since last two days and In the next two-three days, the monsoon will reach Tripura, Meghalaya, Himalayan region of West Bengal and Sikkim. The Meteorological Department has announced rain alert in 13 states including Bengal, Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Vidarbha-Konkan, Goa, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Inner Karnataka and coastal Andhra Pradesh region of Maharashtra.

In most parts of South India, it rained on Sunday with strong winds and thunderstorms. 7 cm rainfall in many areas of Karnataka create the flood situation. The water level of the river and the drains have been increased. Crops have also been damaged. According to the Meteorological Department, the south-west monsoon has reached all the states near south India, Bengal, Assam and Arunachal Pradesh.

The Indian navy has rescued 38 Indians stranded in the Sokotra Island due to cyclone Mekunu. In order to rescue the Indians, the Navy had deployed INS Sunayana under Operation Residuary. Cyclone has badly affected Oman and Sokotra Island. A large number of houses have damaged due to this cyclone.

A day earlier on Saturday, heavy rain killed a 25-year-old laborer and injured three others peoples after a wall came crashing down at ITI Layout. Heavy rains began lashing Karnataka late last month with the weather even affecting parts of Bengaluru, leading to the KSNDMC issuing moderate flood alerts in the city at the time. All colleges and schools across coastal Karnataka’s Dakshina Kannada district also remained shut down for next two days as heavy rains could disrupt normal life. A record 40mm rainfall recorded in the port city of Mangalore inundated several areas, housing colonies, roads and commercial hubs due to storm-water drain overflowing and garbage blocking their movement.

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Abhishek Lohia

Abhishek Lohia was a Sports and Political Writer working for Newsfolo and is no longer associated with the organization.

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