Incessant rain in Aligarh since Wednesday night is becoming fatal. Heavy waterlogging has occurred in the low-lying areas due to which the pedestrians are facing huge problems. On Thursday, due to waterlogging, it was also built on the life of a family on Gurdwara Road.
The family had left their home to go somewhere by bike. But they did not anticipate the flooded water and broken roads on the road. In such a situation, when the family reached the Gurdwara Road, they could not survive due to heavy water logging and large vehicles passing by the side. Due to this the family fell on the road along with the car. After which the people around helped the family by running.
DM has given leave in schools till 12th
It has been raining incessantly in Aligarh since Wednesday night, due to which the roads and streets were knee-deep in water. In view of the severe waterlogging of the city, District Magistrate Inder Vikram Singh has declared a holiday in schools up to class 12.
Earlier, the DM had declared a holiday on September 21 and 22 in schools from class I to VIII. But after the incessant rain, now they have declared a holiday on September 23 and 24 in schools as well as inter colleges. During this time all government and non-government educational institutions will be completely closed.
dilapidated houses in rural areas
While the situation has worsened in the city due to the rains, on the other hand, dilapidated and old houses have started falling in the rural areas. After which the DM has given immediate instructions to the relief teams to make people aware and take them to safer places.
All the SDMs and Tehsildars have also been given the responsibility that there should be no loss of life. The officers themselves should inspect the areas and if needed, people should be shifted to safer places. Along with this, advisory has also been issued for the general public.
People should take care of these things
Do not go to a place where there is water logging during rains.
Avoid going near deep places, rivers, ponds, wells and do not send children here at all.
It is raining continuously in the district. Therefore, do not stay in dilapidated houses at all and shift to another place.
Go out during heavy rain only when absolutely necessary. Do not pass at all around electric poles during waterlogging.
The water in small rivers and canals is also increasing suddenly at this time. Therefore, do not even do swimming and fishing in it.
During the rain, go through the same road that you know very well. Do not go on an unknown road, as the edge and the road are not known and the chances of an accident increase.
The incidents of snake bites increase during the rains in the villages. If a snake bites a human or animal, it should be vaccinated immediately from the health center.
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