Three killed in floods in Rajasthan’s Kota

Waterlogged highway in Jaipur, Rajasthan (Arvind Sharma/BCCL Jaipur)

Heavy to very heavy rains that continued in a single day in Rajasthan’s Baran and Kota districts have created a flood-like scenario in these districts, the place many villages have been submerged.

Highway bridges connecting Kota metropolis and others, together with Baran and Jhalawar, had been disconnected from neighboring Madhya Pradesh after 12 hours of rubble in some connecting roads.

Three folks, together with two minor sisters, had been killed in Kota division and 4 different family members had been injured when the home the place they had been sleeping collapsed in Kunwarpura village of Baran. Based on the police, the deceased have been recognized as Laxmi Bairagi (10) and her sister Pinky (15), residents of Jhalawar district.

The Bargi household was sleeping on the bottom flooring of a one-storey home on the border of an agricultural farm in Kanwarpura village and at round 3 am the wall of the home collapsed as a result of circulate of water. Area.

Numerous folks gathered close to the flood-hit Kunu river. Police reached the spot and created a ruckus to keep away from any untoward incident. Baran district, the place many villages in Kasbathana, Kishanganj, Bapcha and Harnavdashahji, Sehabad and Chabra areas had been was islands and separated from the encircling areas attributable to floods in rivers and rivulets, Kota area has the best influence.

Many villages had been was islands and minimize off from the district headquarters in Kota division. Nationwide Catastrophe Response Power (NDRF), rescue and medical groups have been placed on excessive alert to cope with any untoward incident, district officers together with subordinate workers have been despatched to the affected space.

Baran Collector Dr SP Singh mentioned, “Baran has obtained extreme rainfall within the final 20 hours, and greater than 200 mm of rain has been recorded at some locations. Nonetheless, the scenario is beneath management.” He mentioned that individuals had been additionally reported trapped at a number of locations within the district however they’ve been rescued safely. He mentioned that NDRF, medical and different rescue groups are able to cope with any untoward scenario. are on excessive alert with officers within the space.

5 gates of Kota barrage had been opened to launch water in Kota. Down colonies of Kota metropolis together with Premnagar space had been flooded. The physique of a 12-year-old boy was recovered in Sajidhera Nala of the district.

Average to heavy rain occurred at many locations together with Bhilwara, Chittorgarh, Ajmer, Nasirabad on Saturday night. Ajmer obtained 30.4 mm of rain.

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