Dust storm rain create havoc in Rajasthan, 11 killed in Dholpur, 5 in Bharatpur: This is first-time ever a heavy rainfall created havoc on the last Wednesday night in Rajasthan. This serious storm and heavy rainfall reportedly, killed at least around people in the city Bharatpur and 11, including five children, in Dholpur districts.
Around 100 people got wounded during the dust storm and rainwater in these 2 mentioned districts.
The death toll in Dholpur was declared 7 in this Thursday morning, but with four more also demised because of the injuries, which has increased to 11, confirmed by the Dholpur SDM.
The district administration has been stated that the toll figures can be also increased because they were collecting figures from both the districts, in the place where thousands of trees were evacuated and the phone lines got damaged.
“Most of these deaths happened due to the collapse of houses in the storm. At most of the places victims were sleeping,” said a senior officer of Dholpur district administration. The heavy rainfall also affected railway services where trees fell down on the tracks. “The Dholpur-Bharatpur rail route remained closed for almost 2 hours and it was restored by 1 am on Thursday,” stated by the railway officer.
At Sepau in Dholpur, a part of wall distorted in the house of mentioned Jagdish Baghela. This was result in the killing of his minor daughter.
At Rajpur village in another mishap, a five-year-old girl was killed because of the wall breaking.
“At Basai Nawab village a two-year-old boy and his two-and-a-half-year-old sister were killed,” said by an officer.
Other deceased are, namely, Laxman Kushwah(10) of Magwara village and Suman Sharma(25) of Baseri hamlet in Dholpur.
In Bharatpur, several villages went dark post the electric polls and transformers were smashed and damaged. The deceased names, also include, Vishambhar Jat(65), Kamla(60), Arun Singh(50), Ramshree(70), Yogesh Kumar(32) all belonged to different villages in Bharatpur, police said.
Hospitals in Bharatpur and Dholpur were packed with a plenty of victims turn patients were seen lying in the corridors as at least around 100 people injured in rain-related accidents in the above-mentioned districts.