Chhattisgarh witnessed continues rainfall since August 20 in several parts of Chhattisgarh and leading to a flood-like situation in some areas of Bastar division of the state. In, around 4,000 houses were damaged due to rainfall and flood,1,393 people from Balodabazar district were moved to 24 relief camps and 2,091 affected people have been moved to 45 relief camps from Janjgir-Champa district.

Chief minister Bhupesh Baghel on Saturday issued directives to all district collectors and superintendent of police (SPs) to remain alert and ensure every help to rain-affected people.