Flash! Monsoon 58 people died & over 2 lakhs people were displace due to heavy rainfall & floods :- This year the monsoon is very strong. Some state got heavy rainfall in many places across India. The major rivers of India are flowing above the danger mark. According to reports that at least 56 people have died across the nation because of heavy rainfall.
The worst affected areas in this season are Uttrakhand, Assam, Madhya Pradesh , Bihar and some parts of Uttra Pradesh. Most of the death occured in the Uttarakhand State. Every year in Uttrakhand, the rain destroyed the roads, bridges and houses. In this year Madhya Pradesh is affected by the floods due to heavy rainsfall.
The Haridwar-Delhi highway road has been closed because of the overflow of the Ganga river. At least 9 people were died in Uttarakhand. Most of the highway roads in the north India have been affected and were currently closed.
The Badrinath-Joshimath highway, Ghansali-Pratapnagar road in Tehri Garhwal and the National Highway 507 near Naugaon in Uttarkashi have also been affected by the Monsoons. Due to heavy rains in the last two weeks, almost 8000 people were displaced in India. Monsoon is likely to continue across India in the coming days.
3 lakhs people were affected in Madhya Pradesh due to floods and heavy rainfall. At least 35 people have died in Madhya Pradesh in last two weeks. In Assam, two people have died in the floods. Nearly 1.75 lakh people of six districts of Assam have been affected by the heavy rainfalls and flood. In Maharashtra, at least 17 people died, according to government officials. 4 people died in Chandrapur and Nandurbar districts of Maharashtra.
According to weather reports, Meghalaya, Assam, Sikkim, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal will get heavy rainfall this year. Uttarakhand, West Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Arunachal Pradesh will also get the heavy rainfall in the coming week. The period of June 1 and July 17, monsoons has been recorded at 2 percent above the average monsoon in the entire country.