Rain claims 26 lives in Gujarat, Odisha

At least 26 people have lost their lives as the flood-like situation continued in various parts of Gujarat and Odisha on Wednesday.

In Gujarat, Army and NDRF teams were called for relief operations. Some districts of Rajasthan too stared at a similar crisis.

Army and NDRF teams and IAF helicopters were roped in for relief and rescue operations in the State, where at least 22 people have died in rain-related incidents. Around 300 NDRF personnel have been deployed in the State.

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh spoke to Chief Minister Anandiben Patel to enquire about the flood situation. Heavy rain in the last two days, triggered by a deep depression over north Gujarat and Kutch regions, has thrown life out of gear...............Read more


Source web page: The Hindu

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