The Delhi government announced a compensation of Rs 10 lakh for the kin of the rain victims. Latest News India


The Delhi government announced the compensation on Sunday. 10 lakhs for the next of kin of those who died in heavy rains on June 28.

The Minister has also directed to identify the victims with the help of area hospitals and Delhi Police and provide immediate compensation on behalf of GNCTD (HT Photo).
The Minister has also directed to identify the victims with the help of area hospitals and Delhi Police and provide immediate compensation on behalf of GNCTD (HT Photo).

Minister Atashi has directed the ACS Revenue to immediately identify the victims with the help of area hospitals and Delhi Police and provide compensation to the victims on behalf of the government.

Several parts of the city were inundated after Friday's rains, causing casualties and disrupting normalcy in Delhi.

According to PTI, the death toll due to rains in Delhi after the first two days of monsoon is 11. Six people died on Saturday alone, including four children.

According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), Delhi received 228.1 mm of rain on June 28. This is the heaviest rainfall on a June day in Delhi since 1936.

On Saturday, two boys drowned in a water-logged underpass in north-west Delhi's Badali and the entire road was inundated due to heavy rains on Friday.

In Okha, 60-year-old Digvijay Kumar Chaudhary drowned in a waterlogged underpass along with his scooter.

Three laborers were buried under the debris after a wall collapsed at a construction site in Vasant Vihar area on Friday. Their bodies were recovered on Saturday morning.

A portion of the roof of the T1 terminal at the Indira Gandhi International Airport collapsed due to heavy rain on Friday, killing a cab driver and injuring several others.

The IMD has issued an orange alert for Delhi, predicting heavy rain till July 2.

Minister Atashi also inspected the Chanderwal Water Treatment Plant on Sunday. According to ANI, the water plant in central Delhi is currently at a standstill, with floods damaging motors, disrupting water supply in parts of the city in May.

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