Emergency Obs. Request Information
- Disaster Type: Flood
- Country: India
- Occurrence Date (UTC): 23 August, 2022
- SA activation Date(UTC): 24 August, 2022
- Requester: Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)
- Escalation to the International Charter: No
- GLIDE Number: FL-2022-000295-IND
Atleast six people were killed and lakhs displaced due to heavy rain reported in Odisha, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan since Sunday, officials said on Monday. In Madhya Pradesh, according to the official, as many as 35 districts received heavy rainfall on Monday. According to India Meterological Department (IMD) data, Bhopal airport recorded its highest 24-hour rainfall in a decade on Monday with 250 mm of reported downpour. Overall, Madhya Pradesh recieved 210 mm of rain.In Bhopal, as many as 200 colonies were facing water logging issues. All major rivers of the state, including the Narmada, Chambal, Shipra, Betwa, and Shivna, crossed the danger danger mark after which sluice gates of 27 dams were opened, according to a state government official. More than 350 villages located on the bank of Narmada river have been vacated as water entered these villages, officials said.
In Rajasthan, heavy rainfall over the last 24 hours and the release of water from Kota barrage has led to a flood-like situation in Kota, Jhalawar and surrounding districts. About 3.83 lakh cusec water were released following the opening of 14 of the 19 gates of Kota barrage, officials said. Dag in Jhalawar recorded the highest rainfall (234 mm) followed by 224 mm in Kota city during this period, officials said. Apart from Kota and Jhalawar, many areas in Bundi, Baran, Chittorgarh, Sawaimadhopur, Dausa and Karauli also recorded heavy to very heavy rainfall. The rainfall has been widespread in east Rajasthan during the last 24 hours.
(Source: Hindustan Times , Aug 23 edition)
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