This ExpressTV report shows the effects of heavy rains in the north of India. There were floods and landslides. Many villages have fast-flowing floods running through them today.
The surfaces of many roads and bridges were destroyed.
Gujurat is seeing its worst floods in 90 years, and 55 people have been reported killed in the floods.
The Times of India reports that in Amreli, “Almost 600 out of the total 838 villages of the district are inundated and a massive rescue and relief operation has been launched by the state government, the Indian Air Force (IAF), National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) to shift stranded people to safer locations.”
Floods Kill Endangered Animals
Earlier this month, ten endangered lions died in the floods, four of them in Amreli district.
The Principal Chief Conservator of Forests of Gujarat reported this to the Union Environment Ministry. The report also said forest officials saw more than 80 lions in these two districts roaming safely.
Up until July 2, the carcasses of ten lions, 1,670 blue bulls, 87 spotted deer, nine black bucks and six wild boars were recovered, the report said.