Nagpur, September 23


team of the National Disaster Response Force on Saturday evacuated as many as six people stranded in the Ambajhari Lake area following heavy rainfall in parts of Nagpur city in Maharashtra.

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A team was deployed in the rain-affected area to rescue people, NDRF said.

A video clip shows a team of NDRF in a submerged home, and rescuing an elderly man in an area flooded with knee-high water.

The video also shows cars submerged, water-logged roads with a local recording of the devastation caused.

Waterlogging was also reported at Canal Road Ramdaspeth in Nagpur where locals were stuck in their houses as flood waters gushed into their homes.

Another video showed a man perching on a window waiting for waters to subside following heavy rains in the area.

In a video that went viral on social media, Office-goers were seen wading through water-logged roads and public transport buses submerged.

"A team of NDRF conducting floodwater rescue operations and safely evacuated 6 people in the Ambajhari Lake area. Rescue operation is still underway," NDRF said in a brief statement.

The Regional Meteorological Center, Mumbai had predicted heavy rainfall accompanied by thunderstorms over part of Konkan and ghat areas of Madhya in Maharashtra for three days ending today.

Maharashtra rains: NDRF rescues 6 people stranded in Nagpur's Ambajhari Lake area

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