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Bengaluru flood: CM Bommai led Karnataka govt releases Rs 300 cr for relief, heavy rainfall in U’khand and Odisha

Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai has made a big announcement amid incessant rains in Bengaluru. CM Basavaraj Bommai said that the government has decided to release a relief package of Rs 300 crore to deal with the flood situation in the city.

By Priyanka Verma 
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Karnataka: Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai has made a big announcement amid incessant rains in Bengaluru. CM Basavaraj Bommai said that the government has decided to release a relief package of Rs 300 crore to deal with the flood situation in the city.

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In fact, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai, in view of the situation in Bengaluru, presided over a meeting with senior ministers and officials. In which he inquired about the rain and flood situation in the state, especially the damage caused in the capital Bengaluru. During this, the CM announced a relief package of Rs 300 crore. 600 crores will be released for the entire state.

Apart from this, the state government has decided to release Rs 600 crore for the management of rain and flood situation across the state. CM Basavaraj Bommai said that Rs 300 crore has been earmarked for Bengaluru alone to restore the damaged infrastructure like roads, electric poles, transformers, schools etc.

Bommai said that till 1-5 September, 150 percent more rainfall has been increased from some parts of the city. At the same time, 307 percent more rainfall has been reduced to Mahadevpura, Bommanahalli and R Puram regions. This is the highest rainfall than the last 32 years (1992-93). He said that adding 164 lakes in Bangalore is filled with water.

A yellow alert for rain has been issued in Uttarakhand from today. According to the Meteorological Department, the process of rain will continue in the state from Tuesday. According to the forecast of the Meteorological Department, light to moderate rain and heavy rain may occur at isolated places in the hilly districts of the state. There is also a possibility of heavy rain with heavy showers at isolated places in all the hill districts. In view of the alert, the government and NDRF are fully prepared.

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According to India Meteorological Department, Odisha is likely to be heavy rainfall in Odisha according to the Heavy Meteorological Department issued in 8 districts of Odisha. Alert has been issued in 8 districts of the state. IMD said that there is a possibility of heavy rains on September 6 in eight districts of the state. According to the latest bulletin of IMD, there is a possibility of huge rainfall in Gajapati, Ganjam, Puri, Khurdy, Kandhamal, Raigada, Kalahandi and Nabangpur districts.

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