Jalaun: Indian Air Force (IAF) has positioned three helicopters on Tuesday (August 10) for flood relief operations in the Jalaun region of Uttar Pradesh since Saturday, informed IAF.
IAF has provided almost 5000 kg of relief material to the site so far.
In the last 3 weeks, the IAF has executed similar flood relief operations in Maharashtra, Jammu and Kashmir, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan.
The situation is being governed closely.As the water levels of the Ganga and Yamuna rivers crossed the danger mark in Prayagraj on Monday, the UP authority announced a high alert in the area and started vacating families affected by floods.
The water level in the river Ganga in the northeast portion of Prayagraj is also elevating and both the rivers are flowing above the danger level mark.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday chaired an aerial survey of the flood-affected areas in Auraiya and Etawah districts and distributed relief material to the afflicted people, an official spokesperson said.
The CM also held a meeting with public representatives and officials to take assessments of the flood situation and the relief work, he said.
In Auraiya, Adityanath spoke with flood-affected people and distributed ration kits to 26 families, according to the representative.
He guaranteed the people of all possible support from the government, the spokesperson said.
Adityanath said two ministers of the state are constantly supervising the relief and rescue operations in the flood-affected zones.