Due to continuous heavy showers in Maharashtra from the past 2 days, over 20,000 people have been moved to safer places while its capital, Mumbai recorded the highest 24-hour October rainfall in the last 10 years yesterday.
The India Meteorological Department Friday predicted heavy rainfall over parts of Gujarat and Maharashtra. Over the next 2 days, rainfall is likely to occur over north peninsular India and adjoining areas as well as east Rajasthan and south Uttar Pradesh. The rest of the country will experience dry weather conditions.
Hyderabad and Telangana will slowly return to normalcy after torrential rains triggered one of the worst floods in recent history that claimed 50 lives. The Disaster Response Force (DRF) working in the 2 states have relocated over 44,000 people in 64 relief camps. Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday and sought funds to combat the flood situation in the state. “Telangana incurred losses worth Rs. 5,000 crores due to heavy rains and flash floods,” the chief minister said in his letter.