Heavy rains lash Bankura and adjoining areas

Torrential monsoon rains lashed Bankura's Junebedia and its neighbouring areas.

Aug 06, 2018, 16:14 PM IST

Torrential monsoon rains lashed Bankura's Junebedia and its neighbouring areas.

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Torrential monsoon rains lashed Bankura's Junebedia and its neighbouring areas, flooding streets and crippling life in the place. People were seen wading through knee-deep water. There was also heavy water-logging in and around the place. Two two-storey buildings collapsed in Bankura's Junebedia within two hours of rainfall.

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Flood in Bankura left several people in Keshiakole homeless.

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The local people carried out protests as the BDO inspected the place.

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The first building collapsed and the other collapsed within half an hour.

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Gandheswari River overflowed due to 2 hours of torrential rainfall.

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The first building collapsed at 1.30 pm, while the second building collapsed at 2pm. Nearby water body flooded and damaged the buildings.

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Villagers saving the people trapped inside the building.

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The force of the water was so much that the remains of the building was washed away 50 metres.

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Second building collapsed at 2 pm in Junebedia.

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Woman standing on the debris in front of her collapsed house.

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Police have advised people not to enter the place right now.

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