Bhopal. Heavy rains have wreaked havoc in Madhya Pradesh. Many villages in Shivpuri have been inundated by the floods. Meanwhile, the Meteorological Department has again warned of heavy rains for the next 24 hours. The meteorological department has issued red alerts in many districts, including Shivpuri.
The meteorological department has issued red alerts in Gwalior-Chambal, Guna, Shivpuri, Sheopur, Nimuch and Mandsaur. Orange alert has been issued in Morena, Dantia, Gwalior, Rajgarh, Vind, Ashok Nagar, Shajapur, Agar and Bidisha districts. Simultaneously, yellow alert has been issued in Chhatrapur, Tikamgarh, Sagar, Niwari, Khandwa, Narsinghpur, Ratlam and Hoshangabad districts.
Notably, the army is assisting in rescue operations in Sheopur and Shivpuri. People from Jawalapur, Mewara and Bharabhada villages in Sheopur are being rescued with the help of rescue troops. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan had a phone conversation with the Sheopur Collector.
Many villages affected by floods, I am constantly in touch: Chief Minister Shivraj
Regarding the deteriorating situation in Madhya Pradesh due to excessive rains, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said 1171 villages in the Chambal region of Gwalior have been affected due to excessive rains and floods. Especially Shivpuri Sheopur has received 800 mm of rain. Unprecedented rains have caused flooding. I have been in constant contact since yesterday. Relief work has been going on since yesterday. NDRF and Air Force rescue teams were called yesterday.