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Heavy rains have caused flooding in several parts of Nagpur, Maharashtra. Leading to the rescue of 180 people, including 40 students from a school for the hearing and speech-impaired. The heavy downpour has caused waterlogging in low-lying areas of the city. The situation has disrupted normal life in the city, and rescue operations are underway to help those affected by the floods. Continue reading to learn more about the heavy pours and their effect on the residents.

 

Flood Situation In Nagpur

According to reports, the Ambazari dam in Nagpur has overflowed due to the heavy rains, leading to flooding in several areas of the city. The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) are working together to rescue people stranded in the flooded area. Relief operations are also underway to provide food and shelter to those affected by the floods.

The heavy rains have caused severe waterlogging in many parts of the city. Leading to traffic congestion and disruption of public transport. The local authorities have issued an advisory asking people to stay indoors and avoid going out unless necessary. Schools and colleges in the affected areas have been closed until further notice.

The situation in Nagpur is a reminder of the need for better disaster management and preparedness in the face of natural calamities. The government and local authorities must take steps to ensure that people are adequately prepared for such situations. And that relief operations are carried out in a timely and efficient manner.

 

Authorities’ Take

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Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis took to his X account to share information regarding monitoring the rain situation. He posted, “There has been incessant rainfall due to which the Ambazari lake is overflowing. The low-lying area around it is affected more due to this. Other parts of the city, too, are affected.”

Moreover, the Nagpur center of the India Meteorological Department said, “severe/moderate thunderstorm with lightning” will likely continue at isolated places in Nagpur, Bhandara, and Gondia districts. There is also a possibility of “intense rain at isolated places” in these areas.

In conclusion, the heavy rains in Nagpur have caused flooding and waterlogging in several parts of the city, leading to the rescue of 180 people, including students from a school for the hearing and speech-impaired. Relief operations are underway to help those affected by the floods. The local authorities have issued an advisory asking people to stay indoors and avoid going out unless necessary. The situation highlights the need for better disaster management and preparedness to deal with natural calamities. Do you think that government should take adequate steps to prevent these situations? Do let us know your thoughts in the comment section below. We are eagerly waiting for your response. Stay tuned for further updates.

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