Floods hit life in Karnataka, Kerala, over 2.4 lakh people affected in UP


A number of states in India are presently reeling below the affect of monsoon rains. In southern states of Kerala and Karnataka, incessant rain has led to water-logging and floods in a number of areas. In the meantime, the floods in Uttar Pradesh have affected almost 2.4 lakh folks in over 1,000 villages of twenty-two districts.

The Indian Meteorological Division has forecasted remoted heavy rainfalls and thunderstorm/ lightning very doubtless over Telangana on August 30, whereas Coastal and North inside Karnataka will doubtless get heavy rains throughout the subsequent three days.

The climate division has predicted heavy rainfall over Tamil Nadu, South inside Karnataka, Kerala and Mahe throughout subsequent 5 days.


Torrential rains battered central Kerala on Tuesday, forcing authorities to sound alerts for residents hit by waterlogging. The tutorial establishments have been shut within the affected areas whereas residents have been requested to be on alert. District collectors have declared holidays for colleges in flood-hit taluks in lots of central districts of the state.

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The authorities are additionally making preparations to evacuate residents in water-logged areas in case of emergencies.

The climate division has warned that the extraordinary spell is more likely to persist for the following two days.

A video doing rounds on social media confirmed waterlogging in lots of elements of Kochi metropolis, some cities and villages in Alappuzha, Pathanamthitta, Ernakulam and Kottayam districts, making life depressing for the folks dwelling there.

Floods hit life in Karnataka

Schoolchildren stroll alongside a flooded highway following heavy monsoon rains in Kochi. (PTI Picture)

Water stage rose in Kuttanad, the rice bowl of coastal Alappuzha district, because the rivers flowing by the area breached its territory at many locations.


The climate division has sounded yellow alert for a number of Karnataka districts, together with Bengaluru, Belagavi.

The incessant rains have introduced life to a standstill in Bengaluru metropolis. The Karnataka authorities declared a vacation for colleges and faculties in Bengaluru on Tuesday in view of the heavy rainfall.

Floods hit life in Karnataka

A person pushes his scooter by the flooded Outer Ring Street close to Bellandur in Bengaluru. (PTI Picture)

“Heavy rainfall brought about waterlogging in a number of elements of Bengaluru and a number of other bushes had been uprooted on Monday. A vacation has been declared for colleges and faculties in Bengaluru on Tuesday because of heavy rains,” Bengaluru City DC, Ok Srinivas was quoted as saying by information company ANI.

The Karnataka authorities has estimated rain-related losses since June to the tune of Rs 7,647.13 crore, and can be sending a proposal to the Centre looking for a aid of Rs 1,012.5 crore as per Nationwide Catastrophe Response Fund (NDRF) norms.

Floods hit life in Karnataka

Residents carrying baggage wade by waterlogged roads in Bengaluru. (PTI Picture)

In response to Income Minister R Ashoka, a complete of 96 folks have misplaced their lives, whereas three are lacking because of rain-related incidents since June; three folks have died within the final 24 hours alone.


The state of affairs is grim in India’s northern state of Uttar Pradesh. One individual has died and almost 2.4 lakh folks have been affected in flood in over 22 districts of the state.

Floods hit life in Karnataka

Partially submerged outlets in a flood-affected space in Prayagraj. (PTI Picture)

In response to officers, of the 1,079 flood-affected villages, 153 have been minimize off from the remainder of Uttar Pradesh.

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In view of the flood state of affairs, 26 groups of NDRF and SDRF have been pressed into motion. Meals packets are additionally being distributed within the flooded areas.

Floods hit life in Karnataka

Cremation of the deceased on a road close to a flood-affected space on the banks of Ganga river in Prayagraj. (PTI Picture)

The rising water stage of the Ganga and Varuna rivers has submerged elements of Varanasi, together with its well-known ghats, forcing the cremation of our bodies delivered to the Harishchandra and Manikarnika ghats in close by streets and on terraces.

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