Rain Fury: One Dies In Thuamul-Rampur Block In Kalahandi

Bhawanipatna: The Thuamul-Rampur block in Kalahandi district has been completely cut off from the outside world due to incessant rain since Saturday evening. The devastated block in the last 24 hours has received more than 260mm rainfall.

One Santosh Bag, husband of Sumani Bag, Samiti Member of Kalmapadar panchayat died while rescuing some persons who were crushed under the debris due to landslide near the foothills of a small mountain at village Tulavadi.

More than 150 villages under Ambapadar, Nakarundi, Gunupur, Karlapat, Kiapadar, Podapadar, Maligaon, Dumerpadar, Mahulpatna and several other panchayats remain submerged in deep water rendering hundreds homeless.