Erratic heavy monsoon rain due to deep depression has created havoc in Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Tamilnadu, Karnataka, and Kerala. The situation is grim, as eighty lives were lost in these floods. 1318 flood comfort camps had been set up in Kerala to offer refuge to at least one,65,519 humans.
NDRF has rescued over forty-two 000 people in Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Gujarat. Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan noted in his tweet that 57 deaths had been recorded for the last 3 days. All the academic establishments were closed, rail, street, and air services had been affected. It and the government are scrambling to rescue people from low-mendacity and submerged regions. The Indian Metrological Department has issued a crimson alert in seven districts of Kerala.
In Karnataka, around 24 humans have misplaced their lives, and floods have absolutely marooned 74 talukas in 16 districts. Over 12,000 houses were given damaged due to floods. 624 relief camps have been installed to offer refuge to the affected human beings. 1. Five lakh hectares of standing crops and greens were destroyed with the aid of floods. Floods and rains have left a trail of destruction in substantial regions of the country’s north, coastal and Malnad districts. Other affected districts include Bagalkot, Vijayapura, Raichur, Yadgiri, Uttara Kannada, Dakshina Kannada, Shivamogga, Kodagu, and Chikkamagalur.
The Nilgiris in Tamilnadu’s rapid evaluation revealed that 1200 households are taking shelter in 20 alleviation camps. A total of 250 houses are damaged, and 900 homes are in part damaged (according to The Times of India, Dinathanthi, The Hindu, Dhinagaran, and Media). 1200 acres of vegetative land is washed away within the flood. The instantaneous want of humans is dry ration and warm clothes.
As of August nine, 2019, the loss of life toll reached 29 and over 2. Eighty-five lakh people had been affected because of the devastating floods in Western Maharashtra’s five districts. Sangli and Kolhapur, which are taken into consideration by the sugar bowls of Maharashtra, are absolutely submerged, threatening the livelihood of the farmers. Landslides and flash floods have destroyed homes, broken roads, and swept away electric poles and
trees. Caritas India is assessing the scenario in all the states with its floor presence via its local partners. The on-floor workforce is likewise coordinating with Interagency agencies of Kerala, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamilnadu, and Maharashtra and countrywide employers for sharing non-stop statistics for green comfort activities. Shelter and Living Supplies are Critical needs of the humans living within the remedy camps.