Lakhs have been displaced in different parts of the country due to floods.
Hundreds have been killed in different parts of the country and lakhs have been displaced after monsoon rains battered several states. Maharashtra, Karnataka and Kerala are among the worst-hit states.
In Kerala, which is still recovering from the worst deluge in a century last year, 85 people have been killed since last week due to floods. More than two lakh people are in relief camps.
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa is in flood-hit Shivamogga district today, one of the worst-affected areas of the state.
Here are the live updates on floods in different parts of the country
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Tuesday requested the Centre to release financial assistance of Rs 10,000 crore immediately for the state which is reeling under floods caused by incessant rains.
BS Yediyurappa, who was in Shivamogga to review the situation in the city, said he is going New Delhi on August 16 to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss the situation in the aftermath of the deluge.
“The situation is very bad. Home Minister Amit Shah and Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman also conducted inspection. There is a loss of over Rs 50,000 crore in the state. On August 16, I am going to Delhi to meet the Prime Minister regarding this,” Mr Yediyurappa told news agency ANI.
Since August 8, 88 people have been killed in floods in Kerala. 29 deaths have been reported in Malappuram and 12 people have been killed in Wayanad.
Trains Disrupted In Odisha
In Odisha, train services have been temporarily disrupted on Sambalpur-Titlagarh section due to water flowing over the tracks at many locations, news agency ANI.