Watch video: Helicopter rescues people stuck in floods in MP

Jul 08, 2016, 21:20 IST | mid-day online correspondent

Normal life in Rewa, a city in Madhya Pradesh was disrupted as torrential rain lashed the city posing an emergency-like situation. Helicopters were carrying out sorties to provide succour to the flood-hit people in Rewa and Satna districts.

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Heavy rains in the past 48 hours have led to flood-like situation in many parts of Madhya Pradesh, throwing normal life out of gear.

Many villages were cut off from the rest of the state as the heavy downpour resulted in submergence of various roads.

Most areas in the state were lashed by heavy to light rain in the last two days, following which the water level in the Narmada, Betwa, Jamani, Dhasan and Kopra rivers rose considerably.

The meteorological department warned of heavy rains in Chhatarpur, Teekamgarh, Satna, Raisen, Hoshangabad, Guna, Ashoknagar, Batul, Vidisha and Rajgarh and other places in the state in the next 24 hours.

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