Heavy rainfall across Jharkhand hits normal life

Ranchi, Jul 23: A low pressure built over Bay of Bengal has created a cyclonic circulation in the state due to which over the last 24 hours heavy rainfall has occurred across all districts if the state since the last 24 hours.

Officials at the local department said that cyclonic turf which has been created due to low pressure over Bay of Bengal was passing over the state and its impact would be felt for another couple of days due to which monsoon would remain active in Jharkhand and rains across the state would take place.

Due to the heavy rains the diversion on Kapagora river in Ghatshila district was washed away due to which the vehicles plying to Odisha and West Bengal were stranded creating jam.

However the heavy rains impacted life in the urban areas of the state as many low lying areas were filled with water. People had a tough time commuting on the roads due to water logging. In the state capital Ranchi many areas including MG Road, Kutchury Road, Madhukam reported water logging.

However on the other hand the rains have brought the smiles back on the faces of the farmers who have hit the fields in the rural areas and have commenced sowing of paddy.



In Sonahatu of Ranchi half a dozen houses collapsed due to heavy rainfalls due to which the people have been forced to stay outside in open. In several districts water was flowing above the bridges while in many incidents of tree up rooting has been also reported.

In Hazaribagh a students Sonu Kumar was injured as a tree fell upon him at Karpuri Chowk on the lake road while in Ramgarh since water was flowing over the Senay Gada bridge therefore movement of vehicles has been hit.

In Jamshedpur the water level at Kharkai river was at 128.67 meter mark which was below the danger zone however with heavy doen pour in Odisha it is expected that the state would open the door of Bankwell dam due to which flooding is expected in Adityapur.

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