Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has promised Rs. 11 crore in financial help to Himachal Pradesh, where torrential rains and landslides have devastated damage.
As the rains wreaked havoc in Himachal Pradesh, killing over 70 people, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot declared a financial aid of 15 crores. At the same time, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel announced an 11 crore financial support to the hill State. The financial assistance came in the aftermath of the devastation caused by persistent rain, which triggered flash floods, cloudbursts, landslides, and slope failure, claiming many lives and property.
Following heavy rains in Uttarakhand, the water level in the Pindar river in Tharali, Chamoli district, has also risen. This monsoon’s heavy rains in Uttarakhand have caused landslides and flash floods in various spots. Official estimates show that 52 individuals died due to rain-related incidents in the state this monsoon season, with another 37 injured.
Rescue efforts in Uttarakhand’s landslide-ravaged Jakhna village continue.
An official said on Saturday that the State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) troops continued to perform rescue and relief activities in Jakhna hamlet, which was impacted by a landslip on Langa Road near Dehradun on Wednesday.
According to the SDRF Uttarakhand Police, after a villager fainted, a force member carried him on his back to the main road and then drove him to the hospital in an SDRF truck.
An official statement said that as many as 15 houses fell and seven cowsheds were entirely destroyed in subsidence and landslides at Jakhan village, part of Madrasu gram panchayat on Langha Road, 50 km from Dehradun.