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Rains stop at Nasik, some villages still submerged

india Updated: Aug 10, 2006 14:35 IST
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The district on Thursday got some respite from the week-long heavy rains though several villages were still submerged, according to official sources.

Chandori, Saykheda, Antapur, Sundarnagar, Nimbola and some other villages were still flooded and the administration and social organisations were providing food-packets and drinking water to the people, they said.

Helicopters and boats have already been pressed into service to evacuate people and assist in relief work, sources said.

On Wednesday night, 19,500 cusecs of water were released from Gangapur dam, they said, adding senior government officials were monitoring the flood situation.

In the city, as a sunny day greeted people, they visited markets to buy essential goods.

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