Rain – Damage to thousands of acres of crop due to torrential rain and strong wind


Tree fell due to storm water in Gonda
– Photo : GONDA

Gonda. Heavy rain accompanied by strong wind has submerged the city or village roads in the entire district. Due to the strong wind accompanied by rain, the cultivation of sugarcane, maize and banana was grounded. Fall of crops will reduce production. Dozens of trees and power poles fell. Traffic came to a standstill on many routes. Electricity in hundreds of villages was cut off. People were imprisoned in their homes due to incessant rain. There was water logging in many schools. Water has entered people’s homes. The rain sprang up even in small rivers. The Meteorological Department has forecast that the situation will remain like this for two days. The situation is bound to get worse now. Power supply was also disrupted in several towns due to the collapse of poles.
The rain that started on Wednesday night continued till late Thursday evening. Roads in rural areas have become inundated since Thursday morning. There are more than two hundred government schools where there is a situation like waterlogging. The number of children in schools was very less due to the rain. No instructions were given by the department to close the school, due to which the children and teachers had to go to school getting wet. Apart from paddy crop, the cultivation of sugarcane, maize, banana etc. has been damaged due to rain. People are facing problems due to water entering many houses. All the schools in the city had to be closed due to rain.
Electricity poles broken, supply stalled in many villages
Khargupur (Gonda). Nine electric poles were broken at more than ten places due to rain and strong winds. Thousands of consumers in the area are deprived of power supply due to falling of trees on power lines at many places. The power supply of the area has been disrupted due to the strong wind and rain that has been going on for two consecutive days. In Deoria Kala village under Electricity Substation Khargupur, seven electric poles and two in Susgwan broke down.
Along with this, the power supply of the area is disrupted due to falling of trees and branches on the power lines in Shiv Sahai Purva, Harchandpur, Bhudkudi, Banghusra, Patkhauli, Bhavniapur Upadhyay, Narayanpur Mafi, Gaunaria, Bhangha, Vishunapur etc. villages. Under Engineer BK Prajapati of Electricity Substation Khargupur told that where the electric poles are broken. Along with getting it replaced, workers have been engaged to remove the fallen trees and branches on the line. In Belsar, power supply has been stopped since last night due to falling of trees on 33 thousand line on Paraspur Belsar Marg. The supply of dozens of gram panchayats including Gopipur, Ragadganj, Neerpur, Narda, Mangura has been disrupted since last night due to the shutdown. Under Engineer Anees Pandey told that the forest department was informed 15 days before the tree fell which obstructed the line. The department did not pay heed.
Water filled even in villages, water logging in homes too
Mankapur (Gonda). Due to lack of drainage in Gayatri Nagar, dozens of houses including community health centre, school are submerged due to rain water. Due to lack of drainage system in Gayatri Nagar of the town, dozens of residential houses including CHC, Government Seed Godown, Hydil, Dutt Memorial Inter College, RP Adarsh ​​Inter College are waterlogged due to rain. People are facing lot of trouble. Former spokesperson CB Singh, who is facing this problem, said that during the rainy season, about one foot of water gets filled inside his house, which is taken out with the help of Tulu pump. CHC superintendent AK Rai said that there is always water logging in the residential premises during the rainy season.

Water filled on Gonda-Lucknow highway due to heavy rain in Gonda.– Photo : GONDA

Gonda. Heavy rain accompanied by strong wind has submerged the city or village roads in the entire district. Due to the strong wind accompanied by rain, the cultivation of sugarcane, maize and banana was grounded. Fall of crops will reduce production. Dozens of trees and electric poles fell. Traffic came to a standstill on many routes. Electricity in hundreds of villages was cut off. People were imprisoned in their homes due to incessant rain. There was water logging in many schools. Water has entered people’s homes. The rain sprang up even in small rivers. The Meteorological Department has forecast that the situation will remain like this for two days. The situation is bound to get worse now. Power supply was also disrupted in several towns due to the collapse of poles.

The rain that started on Wednesday night continued till late Thursday evening. Roads in rural areas have become inundated since Thursday morning. There are more than two hundred government schools where there is a situation like waterlogging. Due to the rain, the number of children in schools was very less. No instructions were given by the department to close the school, due to which the children and teachers had to go to school soaking. Apart from paddy crop, the cultivation of sugarcane, maize, banana etc. has been damaged due to rain. People are facing problems due to water entering many houses. All the schools in the city had to be closed due to rain.

Electric poles broken, supply stalled in many villages

Khargupur (Gonda). Nine electric poles were broken at more than ten places due to rain and strong winds. Thousands of consumers in the area are deprived of power supply due to falling of trees on power lines at many places. The power supply of the area has been disrupted due to the strong wind and rain that has been going on for two consecutive days. In Deoria Kala village under Electricity Substation Khargupur, seven electric poles and two poles were broken in Susgwan.

Along with this, the electricity supply of the area is disrupted due to falling trees and branches on the power lines in Shiv Sahai Purva, Harchandpur, Bhudkudi, Banghusra, Patkhauli, Bhavniapur Upadhyay, Narayanpur Mafi, Gaunaria, Bhangha, Vishunapur etc. villages. Under Engineer BK Prajapati of Electricity Substation Khargupur told that where the electric poles are broken. Along with getting it replaced, workers have been engaged to remove the fallen trees and branches on the line. In Belsar, power supply has been stopped since last night due to falling of trees on 33 thousand line on Paraspur Belsar Marg. The supply of dozens of gram panchayats including Gopipur, Ragadganj, Neerpur, Narda, Mangura has been disrupted since last night due to the shutdown. Under Engineer Anees Pandey told that the forest department was informed 15 days in advance to cut down the tree which obstructed the line. The department did not pay heed.

Water filled even in villages, water logging in homes too

Mankapur (Gonda). Due to lack of drainage in Gayatri Nagar, dozens of houses including community health centre, school are submerged due to rain water. Due to lack of drainage system in Gayatri Nagar of the town, dozens of residential houses including CHC, Government Seed Godown, Hydil, Dutt Memorial Inter College, RP Adarsh ​​Inter College are waterlogged due to rain. People are facing lot of trouble. Former spokesperson CB Singh, who is facing this problem, said that during the rainy season, about one foot of water gets filled inside his house, which is taken out with the help of Tulu pump. CHC superintendent AK Rai said that there is always water logging in the residential premises during the rainy season.

Water filled on Gonda-Lucknow highway due to heavy rain in Gonda.

Water filled on Gonda-Lucknow highway due to heavy rain in Gonda.– Photo : GONDA

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