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UP flood situation worsens

-by Sahithya S

There are 22 teams of the national and state disaster response forces and the PAC. They have been placed in the flood-affected areas. After that 373 flood shelters and 784 flood chowkis have been set up.

The flood situation in UP has worsened. Similarly several villages are affected in different districts.

Relief Commissioner Sanjay Goyal has given a statement. Therefore relief work is going on in the affected areas.

A state minister had said that 777 villages in 16 districts were affected. And 520 of them were marooned.

There are Three major rivers in the state .The Sharda, Rapti and the Ghagra .These were flowing above the danger mark in several places.

The districts affected by the flooding are

  • Ambedkar Nagar,
  • Ayodhya,
  • Azamgarh,
  • Bahraich,
  • Ballia,
  • Barabanki,
  • Basti,
  • Deoria,
  • Farrukhabad,
  • Gonda,
  • Gorakhpur,
  • Lakhimpur
  • Kheri,
  • Kushinagar,
  • Pilibhit,
  • Sant Kabirnagar ,
  • Sitapur.

Therefore 22 teams have been formed. In the flood-affected areas . After that 373 flood shelters and 784 flood chowkis have been set up. For instance the teams include national .and state disaster response forces. Similarly the Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC).

Above all CM Yogi Adityanath has directed the district courts concerned. To take all necessary steps. To check spread of diseases. Also to  ensure availability of required medicines.