Gwalior. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan is visiting flood-hit areas in the state. The Chief Minister visited Datia, Sheopur and Shivpuri by helicopter. Besides, the Chief Minister also inquired about the flood situation in Wind-Morena. He made a plane trip to the villages along the Chambal River in the Wind-Morena district. The CA has sought the assistance of the Air Force and Army separately for this district.
At the end of the inspection, the CMA informed that the water level in the rivers of Shivpuri, Sheopur is continuously decreasing. But the danger is not over yet. There are many low-lying areas that are still flooded. The first priority of the government is to bring everyone to a safe place and make arrangements for them to stay and eat. The water level of Chambal river is constantly rising.
1225 grams of flood damage:
So far 1225 villages have been affected by the floods. The situation is worst in Shivpuri, Datia Gwalior, Guna, Vind, Morena and Sheopur. So far 5800 people have been rescued. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan had a telephone conversation with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and briefed him on the flood situation and rescue operations in the state. Currently, 1400 people are trapped in the flood-hit areas. Rescue operations are underway to rescue them.
SDRF’s 29 teams are engaged in rescue operations in flood prone areas. Three NDRF teams are engaged in rescue operations in Gwalior and two teams in Shivpuri. Four army columns are engaged in rescue operations in Shivpuri, Gwalior, Datia and Sheopur. Air Force helicopters have begun rescue work.
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