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Hundreds of homes collapse with incessant rains

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The district has received heavy rainfall for the past two days and hundreds of houses have collapsed due to heavy rains in the four talukas on Tuesday night. Some roads in Arjuni Morgaon and Arjuni talukas were closed due to rains.

Gondia Today News Network

Goregaon: The district has received heavy rainfall for the past two days and hundreds of houses have collapsed due to heavy rains in the four talukas on Tuesday night. Some roads in Arjuni Morgaon and Arjuni talukas were closed due to rains. As the rains continued till 8 am on Wednesday, four gates of the Pujaritola dam in the district were opened by 1.5 meters. The rains caused huge damage to houses and cattle. The district recorded an average of 8.5 mm of rainfall till 9 am on Wednesday.

The district has received rains since Monday night. The torrential rains continued till Tuesday and Wednesday morning. It disrupted the lives of some parts of the district. Bori- in Arjuni Moregaon taluka.

The water was closed from Mandokhal, Itkheda-Sirolli, Bori to Corbhitola bridges as water flowed through the bridge on Wednesday evening. So rainfall was constant in these areas. Due to overnight rains on Tuesday, Goregaon 3.2, Tiroda 3, Arjuni Morgaon 6.9 and road Arjuni taluka recorded rainfall of 8 mm. Due to this, the river in this taluka was full of drains. Due to a large amount of water harvested in the dam, the farmers also had to stop the planting work. Compared to these four talukas, Gondia was recorded at 19.8, Deori 3.0, Salekasa 5.6, and 1.1 mm rainfall in Amgaon taluka. The district received less rainfall.
Due to incessant rains, 4 houses and shelters in Arjuni Morgaon, Tiroda, Sadak Arjuni, and Goregaon talukas were destroyed. It has 4 houses completely collapsed Damage to scale.

The Revenue Department conducted a preliminary survey to determine which of the 4 houses and cows in the fall were eligible for assistance. District Disaster Management Department warned of caution A.

So far 4 percent rainfall in the district

Due to the lack of rainfall in June and July, the rainfall deficit had increased. That is why the average has not reached even after strong rainfall. The district received 5 percent rainfall till August 6 last year. So far this year, rainfall has been recorded at 9.5 mm, which means 5 percent. The district receives 90.99 mm of rainfall till the same date. However, the rainfall deficit remains constant due to only 5% of rainfall till now.

Help with transplanting

As the district has been raining for the past two days, the work of planting has been accelerated. It will also help the previous sowing. Heavy rains have provided relief to the farmers.

Increase in water storage in the dam

The district did not receive any rainfall in June-July so there was only a small amount of water storage in the irrigation projects. This could increase the problem of water scarcity. However, due to the heavy rains in the past week, the irrigation projects have increased the reservoir and the irrigation projects have an average water reservoir of 7%.

Damage survey begins

Due to heavy rains in Arjuni Morgaon, Road Arjuni, Goregaon and Tiroda talukas on Tuesday night, a large number of houses and shelters fell in this taluka. The Revenue Department has begun to survey the damage caused by rain and floods.

The highest rainfall in Tiroda taluka

The highest rainfall was recorded in Tiroda taluka till 8 am on Wednesday morning. Due to this, the rivers in this taluka were flooded. Water was flowing from the bridges over some rivers. The highest rainfall in this monsoon was recorded in Tiroda taluka.

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