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Bhopal: Heavy rains batter city, four killed in two separate incidents

Incidents of water logging have also been reported from various parts of the city. The authorities were also notified of flooding in low-lying areas.

Written by: India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Published on: August 21, 2018 9:56 IST ]
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Wall collapses after heavy rainfall in Bhopal

A total of four people died in two separate wall collapse incidents due to heavy rainfall in Bhopal. A woman and two of her children were killed in Kamla Park area of Bhopal after wall of a building collapsed following heavy rains on Monday night.

Authorities arrived at the spot soon after receiving the information about the incident.

In a similar occurrence, a six-year-old was killed in Berasia near Bhopal after a wall collapsed. The incident was reported at around 3 am late on Monday.

Incidents of water logging have also been reported from various parts of the city. Houses in Rambha Nagar area of Bhopal have been water-logged, many people were evacuated to safer places as the situation worsened.

The authorities were also notified of flooding in low-lying areas of the city.

Various routes near Bhopal have been closed following heavy rainfall to avert any possible mishaps.

The Raisen-Bhopal and Bhopal-Sagar routes have been closed after water logging was reported. The Raisen-Vidisha road and the route from Raisen to Sagar have also been shut.

The city is witnessing a flood-like situation after heavy downpour. Normal life has been thrown out of gear with water-logging reported from many parts of the state capital.

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