Narmada flowing eight toes above the hazard mark in Hoshangabad, taking steps to assist everybody, says Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan

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Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday (August 31) mentioned that the water of Narmada river is flowing about eight toes above the hazard mark in Hoshangabad and state authorities is making all efforts to assist everybody. CM Chouhan added that 5 Indian Air Force helicopters had been deployed within the district to rescue folks stranded attributable to floods.”I thank IAF, NDRF, SDRF & all officials for saving lives of the people amid floods. The floodwater is receding now and we are focussing on providing drinking water, controlling the spread of diseases, food, assessment of the damage caused, medicines etc,” mentioned Chouhan.
Heavy showers in a number of elements of Madhya Pradesh for the previous few days has brought on a extreme flood-like scenario within the state. CM Chouhan took an aerial survey of flood-affected areas on Sunday.
Heavy rains pounded 9 districts of the state, together with Hoshangabad, Sehore, Chhindwara and Narshinghpur, resulting in an increase within the stage of the Narmada river at some locations within the final two days. Authorities in Indore, Ujjain, Shajapur, Ratlam, Dewas, Jhabua, Alirajpur, Mandsaur and Neemuch have been alerted.
On Sunday, CM Chouhan additionally talked to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over cellphone and knowledgeable him in regards to the flood scenario within the state.  “I explained the entire situation to PM Modi today morning. We are being given his support. I am happy that we continued the rescue operations overnight. The five people of Sehore district stranded in Narela village were rescued at 2:30 am,” mentioned CM Chouhan. 

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