Floods wreak havoc, claim 162 lives

newdelhitimes.com - 08-10


Incessant rains in the states of Maharashtra, Kerala, Karnataka and Gujarat have created flood like situations in the regions claiming at least 162 lives and displacing lakhs. In Maharashtra, release of water from Karnataka’s Almatti dam has not yet eased the situation and the floods have claimed 30 lives in a week while several parts of Satara, Sangli, and Kolhapur remain submerged. In Gujarat, 98 persons have died, while floods in Kerala and Karnataka have claimed at least 28 and 6 lives so far.