Life returning to normal in flood ravaged Kerala
As many as twelve people have been killed in rain related incidents as heavy showers continued in many parts of Madhya Pradesh. The Meteorological department has issued an for heavy rain in 21 districts including Rajgarh, Aagar and Ratlam following possibility of extreme rainfall.
Torrential rainfall in the state caused havoc in many districts including Bhopal, Vidisha, Raisen, Jhabua and Mandsaur. A state-level control room has been constituted in the Disaster Management Centre, Bhopal. Our Correspondent reports, any kind of assistance can be obtained on a phone call on the control room toll-free number 1079.
National Disaster Response Force has been deployed in Dhar and Badwani. Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan also conducted a high-level review of the situation following extreme rainfall in the state.
The rescue operations in the flood ravaged Kerala drew to a close and now the focus has been shifted to flood relief operations. With five more deaths reported yesterday the toll in the flood has risen to 228.
More than Ten lakh people are still in relief camps and massive cleanliness drive has started in flood hit areas. Medical teams were deputed to different districts to check the outbreak of epidemics. Road, rail and air traffic has been restored in almost all places except a few hilly regions.