NDRF teams sent to Gujarat & Rajasthan following flood warning

NDRF teams sent to Gujarat & Rajasthan following flood warning

IndiaTv4d4d83_guj-finalNew Delhi, Jul 29-Additional teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) have been sent to Gujarat and Rajasthan as a precautionary measure in view of a warning of heavy rains during the next two days. The decision was taken during a meeting of the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) held here last evening to review NDRF deployment to the heavy rain or flood-prone areas in the country. Keeping in view the Meteorology Department's forecast for heavy rains in the above two states during the next 72 hours, the meeting chaired by NDMA member Secretary R K Jain decided to send additional teams and also put some more on a standby as per the demand from local authorities. The Home Ministry was closely monitoring flood situation in different parts of the country, NDMA spokesperson said.

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