DeTect: Old video of deluge shared as footage from Jaipur

It has been claimed that the visuals are from the recent heavy rains in Jaipur.
Screengrab from the video
Screengrab from the video

JAIPUR: Recently, the Meteorological Centre-Jaipur issued a yellow alert as heavy rainfall continued to lash several parts of Rajasthan.

Against this backdrop, a video of a dramatic rescue of people being swept away in a rapid stream of flood water has gone viral.

It has been claimed that the visuals are from the recent heavy rains in Jaipur.

Alt News performed a reverse search and found a tweet from Aug 14, 2020, which said heavy rains triggered a flood-like situation in some parts of Jaipur.

This confirmed that this footage is old and unrelated to the latest episode.

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