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Update NCMC reviews flood situation in Maharashtra, Kerala, Gujarat & K'taka

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The National Crisis Management Committee on Thursday reviewed the flood situation in Maharashtra, Karnataka, Kerala and Gujarat.

The NCMC, chaired by Cabinet Secretary, P K Sinha took stock of the current situation, preparedness and rescue and relief operations.It also directed that immediate assistance, as sought by the states, be provided to meet the crisis.

As of now 55 teams of the NDRF are deployed in flood hit states and 19 more are expected to reach on Friday. 16 columns of the Army, 30 rescue teams of the Navy and Coast Guard, alongwith helicopters, aircrafts and boats, have been pressed into service. Additional boats are also being deployed in Maharashtra and Karnataka.

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