This Article is From Jul 03, 2019

On Video, Biker Falls Off Flooded Road In Madhya Pradesh; Survives

Heavy rain in several parts of Madhya Pradesh has led to water-logging and hours-long traffic jams in several areas.

On Video, Biker Falls Off Flooded Road In Madhya Pradesh; Survives

The man was later safely rescued by the people present at the spot.

New Delhi:

A man on his bike falls off a flooded road in Madhya Pradesh's Khargone area on Wednesday. Some local people got him out of the drain that flows alongside the road.

The incident, filmed by passersby on mobile phone, shows the biker losing control after being swept off by the fast flowing water. Others are seen cautiously maneuvering through the muddy waters.

Heavy rain in parts of Madhya Pradesh has led to water-logging and hours-long traffic jams in several areas.

The Indian Meteorological Department has issued a heavy rainfall warning for Indore, Bhopal and Jabalpur.

"Monsoon is yet to reach Chambal and Gwalior. Rest all other areas of Madhya Pradesh have been hit by the monsoon. A good weather system has arrived this time. Today, Bhopal is expected to receive 1 cm to 2 cm rainfall and tomorrow 3 cm to 4 cm," said Ajay Shukla, scientist at the Met department.

Apart from Madhya Pradesh, heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places are likely over Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, South Gujarat region, Coastal Karnataka, Kerala, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya and Telangana.

(With Inputs From ANI)