Indore: Following the heavy rains, Collector Manish Singh stated that the situation is under control. However, he appealed to the people to remain alert and not to visit tourist spots.
Collector Singh held a meeting with DIG HN Mishra and IMC Commissioner Pratibha Pal on Saturday morning. Later, the officers visited the worst-hit areas.
Addressing the media, he urged the people... "Do not take risks. Avoid submerged roads, bridges and culverts and tourist spots. Drainage arrangements have been made at lower settlements. People trapped in the flood have been sheltered at government schools and anganwadi centres. Proper accommodation, fooding and potable water have been arranged for the displaced people."
He instructed district officials to keep a strict vigil for the next 24 hours in view of the Met office forecast.
Assistance to farmers
Collector Singh has instructed Deputy Director Agriculture and his staff to be ready for the flood, water overflow and pest treatment. He said if crops are affected due to excessive rainfall, necessary assistance/guuidance should be provided to farmers.