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Maharashtra floods LIVE: 138 dead, 90,000 evacuated from nine districts

Raigad district seems the worst-affected by the rain fury where 47 people lost their lives, including 37 in the landslide at Taliye village on Thursday, according to the state disaster management department.

India TV News Desk Edited by: India TV News Desk Mumbai Updated on: July 24, 2021 19:47 IST
India at Mahad ladslide site
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India at Mahad ladslide site

At least 138 people have died in rain-related incidents, including multiple landslides, in Maharashtra.

Raigad district seems the worst-affected by the rain fury where 47 people lost their lives, including 37 in the landslide at Taliye village on Thursday, according to the state disaster management department.

Speaking to reporters in Pune, Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar said 90,000 people were evacuated to safety so far from nine districts, hit by heavy rains over the last four days.

Parts of the Raigad and Ratnagiri districts in the coastal Konkan region and Kolhapur district in western Maharashtra have been worst affected by the floods. Besides that, heavy rains have been pounding parts of the Satara district.

 

Maharashtra Rains and Floods LIVE Updates:

7:47 PM: We'll provide aid of 10 kg of rice, 10 kg of wheat, 5 kg of pulses along with kerosene each to the affected families. Cooked meals packets will be also provided: Maharashtra Food and Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Minister, Chhagan Bhujbal

6:25 PM: Our team has rescued 1,800 stranded people so far and evacuated 87 people to safer places in Maharashtra. We have retrieved 52 bodies from various landslide sites in Maharashtra. Extensive searches are on for missing people: NDRF

4:54 PM: 600 villagers have been rescued and shifted from flood-affected areas in Kolhapur to a center at sugar mill. Water level had risen in Rajapur & Kurundwad villages. With help of block administration, NDRF rescued several people from 3 villages: Shiv Prasad, Inspector, NDRF

4:27 PM: Compensation will be given to all those who have suffered losses due to floods. We will try that no lives are lost in such incidents in the future: CM Uddhav Thackeray, at Taliye village of Mahad, Raigad

3:58 PM: A team of NDRF recovered 6 bodies during the rescue operation in Ambeghar in Satara landslide incident. NDRF said search for 8 missing persons underway

3:30 pm | Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray visits Taliye village of Mahad, Raigad to review the flood-like situation following incessant rain in the area

3:00 pm | NDRF rescues 2 Power Dept staff, hanging by safety belts on electric cables in Palghar | VIDEO

2:53 pm | Tandulwadi & Kanegaon villages of Sangli district submerge due to overflowing Varna river | VIDEO

 2:45 pm | Team worked on war footing in ghat sections, restores traffic on same day: CPRO, Central Railway on train services halted

2:32 pm | Pune-Bengaluru Highway near Tandulwadi village in Sangli district flooded | Pics

2:00 pm | Tandulwadi village in Sangali district flooded | VIDEO

1:40 pm | Five bodies recovered from Ambeghar landslide site in Satara

Five bodies have been recovered on Saturday from the landslide site at Ambeghar village in Satara district of Maharashtra. The district administration had said that at least 16 people are feared trapped in the landslide at this village located in Patan tehsil as four to five houses were buried under the debris. 

1:36 pm | CM Uddhav Thackeray along with chief secretary Sitaram Kunte in a helicopter en route to Mahad landslide site

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CM Uddhav Thackeray, chief secretary Sitaram Kunte in a helicopter en route to Mahad landslide site

1:19 pm | NDRF increase teams strength from 18 to 26 for undertaking rescue operations in the coastal areas,

The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has enhanced the number of its teams from 18 to 26 for undertaking rescue operations in the coastal areas of Maharashtra that have been hit by heavy rainfall, flooding and landslides.

A spokesperson for the federal contingency force said these teams are being deployed in Mumbai, Ratnagiri, Thane, Palghar, Raigad, Satara, Sangli, Sindhudurg, Kolhapur and Nagpur for rescue and relief work after consultation with the state administration. The eight new teams have been airlifted by an Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft from an NDRF base in Odisha, he said.

1:07 pm | Traffic on South Western Railway remains affected for second day due to landslides, derailment in Goa

Traffic on the South Western Railway (SWR) route continues to remain affected for the second consecutive day on Saturday, a day after two landslides occurred on the Goa-Karnataka border besides the derailment of a train in the section

12:50 pm | 76 dead, 38 injured, 30 missing in floods says govt

12:15 pm | President Kovind dials Maharashtra Gov, expresses concern over loss of life and property due to rains and floods

President Kovind called Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari and expressed his concern over the loss of life and property in the state due to rains and floods. The Governor apprised him about rescue and relief works undertaken to mitigate people’s plight, said Rashtrapati Bhavan

11:47 am | NDFR  are engaged in rescue and relief operations in flood-affected Kolhapur

11:23 am | Taliye village of Raigad district ravaged by a landslide due to incessant rainfall, houses destroyed

11:15 am | CM Uddhav Thackeray to leave for the flood-affected Mahad by helicopter at 12 pm, will visit flood-hit Taliye village

11:06 am | Western Naval Command of Indian Navy mobilises resources to provide assistance to affected areas in Maharashtra, Karnataka and Goa

Western Naval Command of the Indian Navy mobilises resources to provide assistance to State and District administrations of affected areas in Maharashtra, Karnataka and Goa that are reeling under flooding of both urban and rural areas due to incessant rains.

10:58 am | Mahad, Raigad landslide: 8 injured have arrived at JJ Hospital in Mumbai, all stable

So far eight people injured in Mahad, Raigad landslides have arrived at JJ Hospital. All of them are stable, said JJ Hospital Medical Superintendent 

10:39 am | IAF deploys one C-17 Globemaster & 2 C-130 Super Hercules in Maharashtra, Goa

10:19 am | A view of the road in Bhuibawda Ghat in Vaibhavwadi taluka of Sindhudurg district

9:58 am | Large number of goods vehicles stranded on Kolhapur Highway as vehicular movement halted

9:17 am | 136 people died in rain-related incidents in Maharashtra

"136 accidental deaths reported in Maharashtra till last evening due to rain and other monsoon-related incidents," said Maharashtra Minister of Relief & Rehabilitation, Vijay Wadettiwar

8:58 am | Mahad, Raigad landslide: So far 44 bodies recovered from 2 locations, 50 more feared trapped

8:09 am | Rain situation will persist in Maharashtra till July 26: IMD

Maharashtra districts will continue to receive rainfall as the offshore trough at the mean sea level running from Maharashtra coast to North Kerala coast will only weaken from July 26, IMD said.

7:30 am | NDRF personnel distribute food as part of relief operation in the aftermath of heavy rains in Kolhapur

7:17 am | Army deploys 15 rescue teams for flood relief in Maharashtra

The Army under 'Operation Varsha' has mobilised colums in action for flood relief in the state. A total of 15 relief and rescue teams comprising troops from Aundh Military Station and Bombay Engineer Group based at Pune have been deployed overnight in affected areas of Ratnagiri, Kolhapur and Sangli districts of the state.

7:00 am | Train services on  Konkan Railway route now restored 

"Following yesterday's suspension of services due to incessant rains, train services have now been restored on the Konkan Railway route," said  Konkan Railway.

6:46 am | NDRF, Mundali (Odisha) assisted in carrying out relief work to affected districts of Maharashtra, Goa & Karnataka | VIDEO

6:16 am | Raigad landslides: Around 80-85 people are missing, many are still trapped under debris

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