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  1. Floods create massive havoc across India

Floods create massive havoc across India

Torrential rains lashed Uttarakhand leading to landslides in the hill districts and disrupting water and power supply across the state. The main road between Haridwar and Delhi was blocked too.

By: | Updated: July 18, 2016 12:26 PM
With 300 villages and more than one lakh people affected, Assam is yet to witness a dry patch. (Reuters) With 300 villages and more than one lakh people affected, Assam is yet to witness a dry patch. (Reuters)

The aftermath of torrential monsoon rains and cyclones has thrown life out of gear across India. Floods have inundated parts of Assam, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Gujarat, leading to loss of life and property.

With 300 villages and more than one lakh people affected, Assam is yet to witness a dry patch. Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) reported that the Brahmaputra river was flowing above the danger mark. Worst affected by floods are the upper-Assam districts of Lakhimpur, Golaghat and Morigaon.

Torrential rains lashed Uttarakhand leading to landslides in the hill districts and disrupting water and power supply across the state. The main road between Haridwar and Delhi was blocked too.

On the other hand, incessant rains have led to a flood-like situation in some parts of Rajasthan including Karauli in Bharatpur district, where many people were shifted to temporary shelters.

In Madhya Pradesh, 23 out of 51 districts were inundated leading to the death of 35 people and several missing. Many people left their homes to stay at relief camps. Bhopal saw the largest number of flood affected people in the state, including districts Panna and Jabalpur.

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