Army rescues 216 people stranded in rain waters in Rajasthan

Jaipur: At least 216 people were rescued by National Disaster Response Force and the Indian Army after an entire village in Sapotara area in Karauli district Rajasthan was inundated due to heavy rains.


Relief secretary Rohit Kumar said that In a successful operation, Army and NDRF teams evacuated 216 people from a village last night in Karauli district. They were shifted to a safer places.

Kumar also informed that at least 8 to 9 people were stranded in Bansur area in Alwar, Rajasthan. Air Force has been asked to rescue them.

On Wednesday night, Army was also deployed in Jodhpur, Rajasthan. Heavy rains have affected normal life in Jodhpur and the water logged in the many colonies of the Jodhpur area.

Pali, Bhilwara, Chittorgarh and Jalore have also been facing flood-like situation due to incessantly heavy rainfall. The water level of the rivers has increased.

North India is worst hit by the heavy rains this year. All the rivers in the north India are flowing over the danger mark. Due to this near by villages inundated.

Assam, Bihar, Uttrakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan are worst hit by the incessantly heavy rains.

More than 2 lakh people in Assam were evacuated to a safer place. More than 10 people were dead due to the flood.

In last week, a British era bridge on the Mumbai-Goa highway was flow out due to the floods. Two bus were also flow with the current of the river. At least 20 people who were in the bus were not found yet.

In recent, a landslide occurred due to the heavy rains at the Mata Vaishno Devi Temple at Katra, Raesi district, Jammu. 4 people including 3 pilgrims were killed in this landslide.