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Heavy to very heavy rainfall expected in 16 states in next 2 days: NDMA

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Heavy to very heavy rains are expected in 16 states, including Kerala, and West Bengal, in next two days with fishermen are advised not to venture in central Arabian sea, the NDMA said today.

In a statement, the (NDMA) said heavy rains are also expected in large areas along

Red warning for heavy to very heavy rain at a few places with extremely heavy falls at isolated places very likely over tomorrow and Monday, theNDMA said quoting a bulletin of the

Rough to very rough sea conditions are likely to prevail over west central Fishermen are advised not to venture into this area, it said.

Heavy to very heavy rains are likely at isolated places over Uttarakhand, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Sikkim, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Pradesh, coastal Karnataka,and

As many as 718 people have lost their lives in incidents related to floods and rains in seven states during the monsoon season so far.

According to the Home Ministry's (NERC), 171 people lost their lives in Uttar Pradesh, 170 people have died in West Bengal, 178 have died in and 139 have died in

As many as 52 people lost their lives in Gujarat, 44 died in and eight perished in

A total of 26 people were also missing, (21) and (5), while 244 others received injuries in rain-related incidents in the states, it said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, August 11 2018. 19:55 IST
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