2020 has probably been the most hated year among the millenniums. It’s not only due to the COVID 19 situation around the world. The people are distressed due to other things as well and one of those things is the occurrence of Floods in various parts of India.
Due to the drainage problems in many cities in India, floods have become a major cause of problems. It’s sad to see major cities like Mumbai going through the troubles of flooding. I would be talking about places like Warangal, Jaipur and Assam. These cities have been severely affected due to the floods.
Warangal: Telangana State
Warangal has been flooding due to the heavy rainfall. Till date around 9500 people have been rescued from the Warangal district. Based on the statistics by Telangana Today around 6000 people were rescued from the Mandal Districts. round 3500 people were rescued and moved to 13 relief centres in Warangal City. The major part that has been affected due to the heavy rain is the low lying areas in the rural sector of the Telangana State.
Due to the impact being so strong the roads leading to the Warangal Rural Area has been cut off and the rescue operations are being looked over by Zilla Parishad chairperson Kusuma Jagadeeshwar and Mulugu MLA Seethakka.
Jaipur: Rajasthan State
Jaipur has been flooding 15th August and till date around 3 people have died due to the floods. Roads have been swamped and the traffic is now on a standstill in Jaipur. The low lying areas are the most effected in this case as well and around 3000 people have been rescued till date.
The 2300-year-old mummy known as Tutu had also been rescued from the Albert Hall in Jaipur. The houses were flooded and landslides rummaged many houses. It is said that the clogged drains are the main reason for the Flooding to happen. The drains have been clogged due to the heavy rains.
The year 2020 came as bad news for the Assam State, around 2.8 Lac people have been affected due to the floods that occurred due to the overflowing of the Brahmaputra River. More than 100 people have been reported dead and around 27 out of 33 districts affected.
The Kaziranga National Park and Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary was also flooded which resulted in animals taking shelters in various places. One popular image of a Tiger taking shelter in the Deer’s shed can be seen floating around on the internet.
More than 3000 villages were affected and around 1.28 hectares of agricultural land was compromised. The floods also left 44000 people leaving in rescue camps.
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