Over 250 houses collapse in Goa due to heavy rains



State administration confirmed that other 400 houses were inundated due to rains which has been hitting the state for last three days. Goa Chief Minister Digamber Kamat has rushed to the affected area where the district administration coupled with army and navy has initiated intense rescue operations.

Official figures confirmed the death of two people who were washed away in the flood waters. Kamat last night addressing a press conference in the south district headquarters of Margao said that no efforts were spared to bring marooned people to safety. The villages Poinguinim, Partagali, Delem, Agonda and Khotigao remained under water throughout night. The signs of monsoon receding seemed bleak as MET department predicted the showers to continue for next two days.

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