Goa: For Guirim locals hit by floods, worse lies ahead

The family of Vishnu Arjun Kaskar in Guirim was clueless about the hardships to come when the India Meteorological Department (IMD), Panaji, sounded an orange alert for Goa last week. With the rain pounding ceaselessly, water began gushing into his house. The road, fields, low-lying areas of Guirim had suddenly turned into a vast water body.