The Parwati (also Parbati) river is at record levels in the state of Rajasthan, India. India’s National Disaster Management Authority reports that at least 3 people have died in floods in the state over the last 48 hours.
In total rivers are above danger levels in 5 locations. The situation in the district of Kota is particularly severe after the Parwati river jumped to 207.85 metres on 04 August, beating the previous record high if 207.55 metres set in 1996 and well above the danger mark of 202.0 metres. The Chambal river was also above the danger mark in Kota, Dholpur, Sawai Madhopur and Karauli districts.
Parts of the city of Kota were flooded and some evacuations reported. State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) rescued 40 passengers from a bus stuck in an overflowing stream in Itawa.
Several villages in Dholpur district have been flooded. Areas of Baran district were also affected and teams from the State and National Disaster Response Force rescued 9 people who were stranded.
Seven people died after a wall collapsed on a building in Bundi as a result of the heavy rain. Bundi recorded over 200 in 24 hours to 04 August. Local media reported 4 people drowned in flood waters in Pali district.
A major accident occurred due to the collapse of the wall of a house in Keshoraipatan town of Bundi district .
7 people of the same family were buried in the accident.The heavy monsoon rain has caused flooding in Hadoti region.@NewIndianXpress pic.twitter.com/h0jhvESqDF
— rajesh asnani (@asnaniraajesh) August 4, 2021
— Central Water Commission Official Flood Forecast (@CWCOfficial_FF) August 4, 2021
SDRF team rescues 40 passengers travelling by a state roadways bus, which was stuck in an overflowing stream in Kota’s Itawa area. Officials from Administration reached the spot.#sdrf #rajasthan #kota #heavyrain #flood #savelife #rescueoperation #overflowing #breakingnews pic.twitter.com/Nh80OXDvAO
— NavGujarat Samay (@navgujaratsamay) August 4, 2021