A workforce of Residence Guard jawans helped a tribal girl ship a child on the banks of a swollen river in Chhattisgarh’s rain-hit Bijapur district on Sunday, police mentioned.

The Residence Guard personnel have been concerned in rescue work within the rain-affected areas of the district after they have been alerted a few girl who needed to be shifted to a sub-health centre for supply within the morning, a senior official mentioned.

Sarita Gondi began experiencing labour pains even because the jawans have been shifting her to a rescue boat to take her throughout a river close to Jhorgaya village in Gangaloor tehsil of the district, he mentioned.

The district administration had obtained a name from the household of the lady, who was within the superior phases of being pregnant, in search of assist to cross a river that flows alongside the village to succeed in a sub-health centre, he mentioned.

The river was in spate because of the heavy rains that lashed the world for the previous few days, the official mentioned.

The administration alerted the Residence Guard workplace in Bijapur, following which the rescue workforce swung into motion, he mentioned.

The girl’s household had introduced her to the river financial institution on an indigenous bamboo stretcher.

On reaching the spot, the rescue workforce tried to maneuver her to a ship, when she went into labour, the official mentioned.

The girl gave beginning on the stretcher itself, and each the new child and the mom have been taken throughout the river on a rescue boat and admitted to the sub-health centre in Reddy village, he mentioned.

The girl and new child have been mentioned to be positive, the official added.

A flood-like scenario was witnessed within the interiors of Bijapur, Dantewada, Sukma and Narayanpur districts because of incessant downpours in the previous few days and the backwater of Godavari river that flows alongside the border of Chhattisgarh and Telangana, officers mentioned.

The Bastar division includes seven districts – Bastar, Kanker, Kondgaon, Narayanpur, Dantewada, Bijapur and Sukma.

State Industries Minister Kawasi Lakhma on Saturday visited Bijapur and Sukma districts to take inventory of the scenario rising out of the incessant rains.

District officers have been instructed to maintain the rescue groups on alert to cope with emergencies, whereas officers of the income, district panchayat, janpad panchayat and forest departments have been requested to offer reduction to the affected folks, they mentioned.

Heavy rains proceed in Kerala, water in some dams attain pink alert ranges

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: In Kerala, heavy rains proceed to lash varied elements of the state. The water ranges in a number of dams, together with the Mullaperiyar and Idukki, within the state are reaching their respective storage capacities and a few even reached pink alert standing on Sunday.

In keeping with figures offered by the Kerala State Catastrophe Administration Authority (KSDMA), water in six dams — of which 4 are in Idukki — underneath the management of Kerala State Electrical energy Board (KSEB) are at pink alert ranges and in a single at orange alert degree.

The dams the place water reached pink alert ranges at 11 am have been — Ponmudi, Kallarkutty, Erattayar and Decrease Periyar in Idukki, Kuttiyadi in Kozhikode and Moozhiyar in Pathanamthitta districts of the state.

An Orange alert was introduced in Poringalkuthu dam in Thrissur, KSDMA mentioned.

Later within the night, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, referring to climate studies and KSDMA information, mentioned an orange alert has additionally been introduced in Meenkara irrigation dam in Palakkad.

Moreover that, blue alerts have been introduced in Neyyar and Mangalam irrigation dams in Thiruvananthapuram and Palakkad, respectively, the Chief Minister mentioned in a launch.

It additionally mentioned the water degree in Mullaperiyar dam has reached 135.75 ft and as soon as it reaches 136.60 because of the rains, Tamil Nadu will launch water from its facet by the spillway and subsequently, close by residents must be vigilant and take precautions.

The water ranges within the Mullaperiyar dam have been holding regular at 135.7 ft at 12 pm because of discount in rainfall within the space in the course of the previous hours, an official from the management room arrange in Idukki district had mentioned earlier within the day.

The Chief Minister, within the launch, additionally mentioned water was being launched from Malankara, Siruvani, Kuttiyadi, Kallada, Karapuzha, Kanjirappuzha, Peechi, Maniyar, Bhoothathankettu, Moolathara and Pazhassi dams within the state and folks close by these dams ought to take precautions.

He additionally mentioned, within the launch, that in line with the India Meteorological Division (IMD), a yellow alert has been declared in Idukki, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Kannur and Kasaragod districts for the day and for tomorrow in Idukki, Malappuram and Kasaragod districts.

Vijayan requested folks to watch out of wind hazards as robust winds are anticipated within the state and suggested these residing in low-lying areas, close to river banks and hilly areas liable to landslides to be alert.

He mentioned, within the launch, that 23 reduction camps have been arrange in varied districts of the state and 1,485 folks have been shifted there.

In the meantime, 23 folks have died up to now in rain-related incidents, 11 have been injured, three are lacking, 81 homes have been utterly destroyed and 1,278 houses have been partially broken, the discharge mentioned.

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Heavy rainfall in East Rajasthan, extra rains anticipated in subsequent 4-5 days: MeT dept

JAIPUR: Heavy rainfall coupled with thunderstorm occurred at remoted locations in East Rajasthan whereas a number of locations obtained mild to average rain in 24 hours ending 8.

30 am on Sunday, the climate workplace mentioned.

Srinagar in Ajmer recorded 7 cm rainfall, 6 cm every in Bhadra and Sujangarh, and 5 cm every in Tonk tehsil, Begun, Hindoli, Baswa, Ratangarh and Suratgarh.

Varied locations recorded 1 cm to 4 cm rainfall in the course of the 24 hours, it mentioned.

MeT division regional director Radheshyam Sharma mentioned Baran, Kota, Bundi, Tonk, Ajmer, Nagaur, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer and Barmer districts are more likely to obtain heavy rains with thunder at some locations.

He mentioned within the subsequent 4 to 5 days, East Rajasthan may be very more likely to get rain coupled with thunderstorm at most locations and heavy rain in some locations.

On July 19, there’s a robust risk of very heavy rain at one or two locations and heavy rain at some locations in Jaipur, Bharatpur, Ajmer and Kota divisions, he added.

A girl retains a watch on her youngster who performs on a waterlooged street amid monsoon rains, in New Delhi, on July 16, 2022. (Picture | PTI)

Guv visits flood-hit areas in Telangana, interacts with native residents

Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan on Sunday visited flood-affected areas in Bhadradri-Kothagudem district and interacted with the residents at reduction camps.

The Governor, who visited flood reduction camps, additionally distributed hygiene kits, medicines and different reduction supplies.

Tamilisai Soundararajan tweeted: “Distributed Hygiene Kits, Tarpaulins, Medicines and Meals Packets to the general public at flood reduction camp in Ashwapuram Village #badrachalam District, organised by @IndianRedCross Society”.

In a sequence of tweets, the Governor additionally mentioned she visited flood-affected Pamulapalli village and interacted with the locals and guaranteed mandatory help in session with the district administration.

The Governor additional mentioned she heard the grievances of the folks at Battilagumpu village and guaranteed them that it is going to be conveyed to the district administration for mandatory help.

Heavy rains (just lately) and inflows led to an enormous rise in water degree in Godavari river (although it began declining on Saturday) at Bhadrachalam city in Telangana.

Such huge water degree and flooding was witnessed in 1986, some residents recalled.

A number of localities in Bhadradri-Kothagudem district continued to stay in water on Saturday.

The state authorities has shifted a number of thousand folks to reduction camps in view of the flood within the district.

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A broken street because of heavy monsoon rainfall, in Surat, on July 16, 2022. (Picture | PTI)

Heavy rainfall in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli damages NH-7

In the meantime, an ANI report mentioned that because of the heavy rainfall in Chamoli district, the street at Nationwide Freeway-07 has been extensively broken.

Site visitors with warning has additionally been restored in two severely broken areas of Km. 398+500 (Karanprayag) and Km. 419+900(Pursari) and the contractor is within the technique of restoring the street in full width.

Current media studies have alleged that the federal government has engaged a blacklisted firm for the execution of the distinguished Chardham Mission.

Nationwide Highways and Infrastructure Growth (NHIDCL) hereby clarifies that no blacklisted contractor is engaged on any of its initiatives and the number of contractors for its initiatives are made after a prescribed due diligent course of.

The businesses engaged are executing quite a few Central and State Authorities infrastructure initiatives

The roads are being constructed on EPC mode by which the contractor is answerable for the restoration of defects for 4 years even after building. NHIDCL is dedicated to constructing high-quality freeway infrastructure within the nation. 

(With inputs from PTI and ANI)


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