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India is flooded with heavy downpours-at least 125 people were killed

India is flooded with heavy downpours-at least 125 people were killed

In the country, 90 thousand people have already been rescued from flood-affected areas

On Saturday, July 24, in the Indian state of Maharashtra, the heaviest rain in the last forty years passed. As a result, 125 people have already died due to bad weather.

This is reported by Reuters.

has been flooded for several days. Part of the country is practically floating, and large rivers are under threat of overflowing their banks. Heavy rains have seriously affected the lives of hundreds of thousands of people.

Only in Talia, about 180 km southeast of Mumbai, the death toll rose to 42. Rescuers found four more bodies thereafter landslides destroyed most of the houses in the village.

“About 40 people are still trapped. The possibility of saving them alive is small since they were in the mud for more than 36 hours, “ the unnamed official said.

At the same time, 90 thousand people have already been rescued from flood-affected areas in the country.

Earlier we reported that the big water in destroyed the railways. The authorities admitted that as a result of the recent heavy rains, the country was faced with such large-scale destruction for the first time. They can be compared with the consequences of the Second World War. The damage from the disaster of the main railway operator — the Deutsche Bahn concern-is estimated at 1.3 billion euros.



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