98 Rescued, 12 Useless; Orange Alert Issued For Mumbai


At the very least 98 out of 178 individuals have been rescued and 12 have died attributable to heavy rain in Maharashtra.


Amid incessant rainfall, Maharashtra Catastrophe Administration Minister Anil Patil on Thursday mentioned that 98 out of 178 individuals have been rescued to this point and 12 have died including that the rescue operations are nonetheless underway.

“Rescue operation is underway. Because of rain, it’s getting troublesome in finishing up the operation however we’re on it. Until now 98 individuals out of 178 individuals have been rescued and 12 individuals have died. CM can be monitoring the state of affairs. We’ve additionally made preparations for the rescued individuals right here”, Minister Anil Patil mentioned.

In the meantime, All colleges and faculties in Thane and Palghar districts will stay closed tomorrow in view of the heavy rain alert, knowledgeable collectors of the respective districts on Thursday.

India Meteorological Division on Thursday issued a ‘Crimson’ alert for heavy to very heavy rainfall within the districts of Thane, Raigad, Pune, and Palghar for at present and tomorrow. An ‘Orange’ alert has additionally been issued for Mumbai and Ratnagiri.

Amid heavy rainfall in Maharashtra’s Palghar, the district administration instructed 23 members of the Nationwide Catastrophe Response Pressure (NDRF) staff to be ready to take care of torrential rains, mentioned officers on Thursday.

As per District Justice of the Peace Workplace Palghar, the district administration in Palghar, Maharashtra, gave 23 NDRF members directions to be prepared amid persistent downpours.

The district administration additionally instructed all of the sub-divisional officers and tehsildars of the district to stay alert and never depart the headquarters, mentioned the DMO.

The DMO added that the Vasai Virar Municipal Company has additionally been knowledgeable by a letter to stay alert and supply needed help.

Villages close by coastal areas have obtained warnings due to the excessive tide, it additional mentioned.

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