Video: Man gets washed away while trying to cross overflowing bridge  08/16/2019 10:47:54  2  ANI/Rajgarh


Filed on August 16, 2019
Madhya Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh flood, Rain. India flood

A man swept away in the floods in Rajgarh after heavy rains lashed the region on Thursday.

In a video, the man can be seen being washed away by muddy water as the street was flooded following relentless rains in the area.

Madhya Pradesh police have recovered the body and is yet to identify the deceased.

The heavy downpour began over Madhya Pradesh, and central and southern parts of the state received downpour during the last 24 hours.

#WATCH Man washed away while crossing a flooded river in Rajgarh yesterday. According to police, the body has been recovered #MadhyaPradesh

- ANI (@ANI) August 16, 2019

Many areas of the region have recorded heavy to extremely heavy rains.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued alert for heavy rainfall in next 24 hours in at least 18 districts, including Agar-Malwa, Mandsaur, Ratlam, Shajapur, Dewas, Ujjain, Neemuch, Rajgarh, Sehore, Guna, Ashok Nagar, Shivpuri, Sheopur, Morena, Dhar, Alirajpur, Jhabua and Barwani districts.

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