Maharashtra rains: Heavy downpours lash Pune, Kolhapur and Sangli districts; nearly 2.5 lakh people evacuated

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an 'extremely heavy rain' warning for Pune, Satara and Kolhapur districts of Western Maharashtra for Thursday

FP Staff August 08, 2019 11:10:12 IST
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an "extremely heavy rain" warning for Pune, Satara and Kolhapur districts of Western Maharashtra for Thursday. PTI
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The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an "extremely heavy rain" warning for Pune, Satara and Kolhapur districts of Western Maharashtra for Thursday. PTI
All schools and colleges remained closed in Sangli, Satara and Kolhapur districts on Wednesday as heavy rains continued to lash the region. Incessant rains in several parts across the state have resulted in massive waterlogging and flood-like situation. PTI
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All schools and colleges remained closed in Sangli, Satara and Kolhapur districts on Wednesday as heavy rains continued to lash the region. Incessant rains in several parts across the state have resulted in massive waterlogging and flood-like situation. PTI
At least 16 people have lost their lives due to the prevailing flood situation in Pune, Satara, Sangli, Solapur and Kolhapur. PTI
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At least 16 people have lost their lives due to the prevailing flood situation in Pune, Satara, Sangli, Solapur and Kolhapur. PTI
As per an official statement by Divisional Commissioner of Pune Division, Deepak Mhaisekar, a total of 1,32,360 people from 28,397 families have been evacuated from these districts. PTI
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As per an official statement by Divisional Commissioner of Pune Division, Deepak Mhaisekar, a total of 1,32,360 people from 28,397 families have been evacuated from these districts. PTI
Teams of the Territorial Army, the Navy and the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) are conducting rescue operations in Kolhapur and Sangli and six more NDRF teams were airlifted to Kolhapur on Wednesday evening. PTI
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Teams of the Territorial Army, the Navy and the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) are conducting rescue operations in Kolhapur and Sangli and six more NDRF teams were airlifted to Kolhapur on Wednesday evening. PTI
Nearly 2.5 lakh people have been evacuated in Sangli, Kolhapur and Pune, Divisional Commissioner Deepak Mhaisekar said on Wednesday. PTI
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Nearly 2.5 lakh people have been evacuated in Sangli, Kolhapur and Pune, Divisional Commissioner Deepak Mhaisekar said on Wednesday. PTI