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IMD sounded alerts in theses states, Road traffic hit as heavy downpour continues in Mumbai | View full forecast

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
Updated Date

New Delhi: In India, where people rejoice with the arrival of monsoon and feel relief from the heat, there is a devastation every year in some parts of India. After the northeastern states of the country, now the monsoon rains have started in many states. Due to which rains in most parts of the country have brought some relief to the common people from the sultry heat. At the same time, there are some states where rain is raining as a disaster. Seeing this, the Meteorological Department has issued alerts.

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Alert in Gujarat
Rain mayhem in Gujarat, at least 16 killed. Bridge washed away, CM conducts aerial survey. NDRF conducts rescue ops. According to the Indian Meteorological Department, the rainy season will continue in Gujarat. The Meteorological Department has issued alerts in many districts of Gujarat for today. In which the Meteorological Department has issued a red alert of rain in Amreli, Gir Somnath, Navsari, Dangs, Valsad districts. On the other hand, an orange alert of rain has been issued in Junagadh, Bhavnagar, Surat, Tapi districts.

Red rain alert in maharashtra
According to the Meteorological Department, the rain in Maharashtra will continue even today. On Wednesday, where many areas of Nashik were flooded due to heavy rains. For today, the Meteorological Department has issued a red alert for Nashik, Palghar and Pune districts. An orange alert for rain has been issued for Thane, Mumbai Suburban, Raigad, Ratnagiri, Satara, Kolhapur, Sindhudurg, Amravati, Nagpur, Wardha, Yavatmal districts of Maharashtra.

Incessant showers lashed Mumbai and its neighbouring areas on Wednesday morning, leading to flooding in many low-lying areas and traffic snarls on roads, officials said.

At least six people have died in rain-related incidents over the past 24 hours while 95 people were evacuated as heavy rain battered Gadchiroli, Nandurbar, Nashik, and Palghar districts. Gadchiroli, Nashik, Sindhudurg, Ratnagiri, and Raigad districts saw most of the evacuations while two people were killed after a structure collapsed in a Mumbai suburb while one person drowned in the Gadchiroli district in east Maharashtra.

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Orange alert issued in Karnataka districts
Along with this, today the Meteorological Department has issued an orange alert of rain for North Goa, South Goa. At the same time, according to the Meteorological Department, some districts of Karnataka, which are on the verge of floods due to rain, are still not getting relief. Here, an orange alert has been issued for Uttara Kannada, Udupi, Shimoga, Dakshina Kannada, Chikmagalur and Kodagu districts.

Orange alert issued in Madhya Pradesh
The Indian Meteorological Department has issued an orange alert for Dhar, Dewas, Sehore, Raisen, Hoshangabad districts of Madhya Pradesh. Simultaneously, an orange alert has been issued for Rajnandgaon, Balod, Kanker, Narayanpur, Bijapur districts of neighboring Chhattisgarh state. Bastar district of Chhattisgarh is standing on the verge of floods due to heavy rains these days.

Apart from this, the Indian Meteorological Department has expressed the possibility of heavy rain for today in Himachal Pradesh, Punjab and Haryana. At the same time, heavy rain has been predicted in different parts of Uttarakhand on July 14, 16 and 17. At present, the Meteorological Department has expressed the possibility of heavy to very heavy rains for today and tomorrow in some areas of West Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan.

Flood-hit Assam update
Every year people lose their lives due to floods in Assam itself. This year also the same situation has been seen. At least 118 people have died due to the floods. The floods engulfed 32 out of 36 districts. Also, since April, 54.5 lakh people have been affected by it.

Destruction has been seen in Nagaon, Hojai, Cachar and Darang. Simultaneously, Silchar was the most affected in Barak Valley. Landslides occurred in Dima-Hasao, Goalpara, Morigaon and Kamrup. Floods have also shown their havoc in Meghalaya. Bihar also witnessed a flood-like situation.

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Jammu and Kashmir weather report
There are also incidents of floods and landslides after heavy rains. One of the reasons behind this is climate change. The rivers flowing on the mountainous areas are unable to carry much water due to the narrow mark. Due to which the level of the river rises after the rains and a flood-like situation arises. Due to which less time is also left for transporting people to a safe place. This disrupts infrastructure, communication facilities and power supply.

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