Heavy rains lashed most elements of Maharashtra, together with Mumbai, Konkan, Kolhapur, and different districts of the state. 4 landslides have been reported in Raigad late Thursday night time. In the meantime, as many as 47 villages have been reduce off in Kolhapur district after roads resulting in them have been submerged in water attributable to heavy rains, and 965 households have been shifted to safer locations, whereas the Panchganga river hovered close to the hazard mark.
At the very least 10 state highways, 29 district highways and 18 rural roads have been closed for site visitors attributable to flooding at numerous stretches in Maharashtra. Two groups of the NDRF have been rushed to Ratnagiri’s Khed and Chiplun areas to sort out crucial conditions attributable to excessive tide and heavy rain.
Pictures and movies confirmed vehicles and buildings submerged in water. “Alarming water stage in Chiplun,” a resident took to Twitter to sought assist from CM Thackeray. “It has risen virtually as much as first flooring. Individuals caught of their homes…Please ship assist.”
The nationwide forecasting company India Meteorological Division (IMD) has issued crimson and orange alerts for a number of areas within the state which might be set to obtain heavy rainfall within the subsequent three days.
Earlier on Thursday, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray held an emergency assembly to take inventory of the flood scenario in Ratnagiri and Raigad districts within the state, brought on by torrential rains which have battered the area over the previous 24 hours.
Maharashtra Floods Fury LIVE Updates:
8:14 am | Maharashtra: Rain continues to lash Satara district
7:59 am | Raigad: 4 incidents of landslide reported, 14 rescued, 30 extra trapped in particles
Native Police rescued 15 individuals, a minimum of 30 individuals nonetheless trapped inside. 4 incidents of landslide have been reported in Raigad which has blocked the highway. Rain has washed away the highway to Talai village, which is inflicting issues, Nidhi Chaudhary, Dist Collector Raigad, Maharashtra instructed ANI
7:32 am | Maharashtra sought assist from Centre, NDRF staff faces youble reaching villages
Maharashtra authorities has sought assist from the central authorities. Military’s assist was looked for the individuals trapped in Mahad. NDRF staff is having hassle reaching the affected villages as roads are submerged underwater: Raigad Guardian Minister Aditi Tatkare
6:48 am | Landslide reported in Kalai village