Death toll from floods in India rises to 31
New Delhi, August 31. According to Indian media reports on the evening of the 30th,At least 31 people were killed in floods caused by heavy rains in the Indian states of Orissa and Madhya Pradesh.
The report said,The floods in Odisha have killed at least 17 people.More than 1.4 million people were affected.The Odisha government said,20 counties in the state were affected by the floods,About 16.80,000 hectares of farmland were destroyed,The local infrastructure was also severely damaged.The government has dispatched more than 250 rescue vessels,A total of more than 30 rescue teams participated in the rescue,More than 50,000 people were moved to safety.
In addition,As of the 30th,At least 14 people in Madhya Pradesh were killed in accidents caused by floods.
India is the monsoon rainy season from June to September every year.Extreme weather such as thunderstorms and rainstorms occur frequently,It often causes disasters such as floods, mudslides, and landslides.