Maharashtra: Death Toll Rises To 209, 8 Missing

  • | Wednesday | 28th July, 2021

NDRF team on with relief operations in Maharashtra. 

Maharashtra is drowning with heavy rainfall with the death toll rising to 209. Amid this eight people are still missing due to heavy rains and floods in the state. 

According to the information of the management unit, 43 roads have been submerged and a bridge on the Vashisthi river was damaged at Chiplun due to heavy floods. However, 4,34,185 people have been evacuated from the flood-affected areas.

More than 16 NDRF teams have been deployed at the Thane, Kolhapur, Ratnagiri, Sangli, Satara, and Sindhudurg, said the administration.

 The state management unit said that 308 relief camps are based at Sanghli and Kolhapur for rescue operations in the flood-affected area. Air Force and Indian Army have been deployed at Kolhapur and Ratnagiri National Disaster Response Force.

Earlier, on July 23, IAF carried out flood relief operations on the Ratnagiri districts of Maharastra.

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