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New Delhi : Union Home Minister Amit Shah on August 11, 2019, undertook an aerial survey of flood affected areas of Belgavi district of Karnataka and Sangli & Kolhapur of Maharashtra.

Shah was accompanied by the CM, Karnataka, B S Yediyurappa, Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, Coal and Mines,  Prahlad Joshi, Minister of State for Railways, Suresh Angadi, Member of Parliament, Prabhakar Kore, Local MLA, MLC, and officers of the State Government. Thereafter, the Home Minister held a meeting at the Belagavi Aiport to review the flood situation in the Karnataka State. A presentation was made by the state government officers about the extent of damage and the rescue measures taken, including the NDRF teams deployed.

Shah also enquired about the further forecast and was informed that further rain was not expected in that area and adjoining areas of Maharashtra in the next 2-3 days and the situation is likely to improve, according to a PIB release.

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