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telegraphindia.com 07 Sep, 2021 20:15 am

Rain, high tides wreak havoc in three Bengal districts

Rain, high tides wreak havoc in three Bengal districts
Several barrages at Jaldah which had recently been repaired were breached and many motorboats broke down in North 24-Parganas because of the downpour and high tides

Rain, high tides wreak havoc in three Bengal districts Several barrages at Jaldah which had recently been repaired were breached and many motorboats broke down in North 24-Parganas because of the downpour and high tides Water flows over an embankment at Mruiganga in South 24-Parganas on Tuesday.Many motorboats broke down in North 24-Parganas because of the downpour and high tides.The high tides are owing to the Kousiki Amavasya,” said Ramnagar I block development officer, Bishnupada Ray.21, 01:01 AM A bout of heavy rainfall early on Tuesday left parts of coastal East Midnapore heavily inundated, with activities in the tourist towns of Digha, Mandarmani and Tajpur being brought to a standstill.

Fortunately, our civic volunteers were able to rescue four fishermen who fell off the boat,” said an East Midnapore district official.Today’s damage is much more extensive than what has been reported across the district till now,” said East Midnapore district disaster management official, Mrityunjay Haldar.

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