Flood situation worsens in Madhya Pradesh

Bamna A view of Bamna river which is flowing above the danger level due to heavy rains in Gyaraspur in Vidisha, Madhya Pradesh | PTI

The flood situation has deteriorated in Madhya Pradesh’s Vidisha as water from Betwa river entered in some parts of the city.

As per reports, more than 40 villages in Raisen district are put on alert due to swollen Narmada.

The water released from overflowing Tawa dam in the state has flooded low lying areas in some areas of Hoshangabad.

The normal life has been badly disturbed in Vidisha as Betwa is flowing above danger level. Flood water has entered in some parts of the city. Essential services like water and power supply have been affected.

The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) rescued as many as 150 people from Vrindavan garden last evening who were caught in the flood.

More than 1,500 people have been taken to safer places in Vidisha.

In Raisen, situation has worsened in areas situated near Narmada as the river is in spate.

A school holiday has been announced in Vidisha, Raisen and Bhopal district on Monday as a precautionary measure.

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