Incessant rains continued to lash many parts of goa on Tuesday, causing flooding in some low-lying areas and forcing many families to shift out of their water-logged homes.
10 people from North state district’s Pilgao village were saved by the disaster management department on Mon night when they were stranded at their homes due to flooding within the area, a senior government official said.
Besides, many families were evacuated from Bicholim taluka wherever several homes were inundated, he said. Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Tuesday morning visited some villages in North state that are facing a flood-like situation. serious rains are lashing the coastal state for last seven days.
The Mandovi river within the state crossed the danger mark on Mon night, causing flooding in some villages of Sattari taluka in North state.
Sonan village in Sattari was cut-off from other parts of the district for last twelve hours, another official said.
The india meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast serious to very serious rain in each North state and South state districts and issued an ‘orange alert’, asking people to be prepared for any situation.