A video is viral on social media, which shows cattle being swept away in flood waters, at Mandasaur in Madhya Pradesh. Nearly half of Madhya Pradesh is submerged in flood waters caused by heavy rains in upper regions and overflowing of lakes and rivers. Hundreds are missing in the state ever since the rains started. In fact heavy rain forecast is still on, in the state.
Five persons each have died in Bhopal and Jabalpur while three in Vidisha. One person each has died in Raisen, Rewa, Sagar, Mandla, Tikamgarh, Seoni, Damoh, Sehore and Agar-Malwa districts, he added.
As many as 7,000 people have been rescued so far in the state, the officer added.According to the officer, 3, 32, 400 persons have been affected by downpour in the state including 80,000 in Bhopal, 50,000 in Shajapur, 45,000 in Jabalpur, 25,000 each in Satna and Harda and 21,000 in Panna districts.
Nearly 15,819 people ravaged by flood were living in the 68 camps, of them 6,710 were putting up in 14 shelter homes in Bhopal, 2,000 in 18 camps in Harda, 2,000 in eight camps in Sehore, 1,400 in seven camps in Vidisha, 1,265 in five shelter homes in Satna and rest in other districts, he said.
video: ABP news