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After Telangana & Andhra, Heavy rains in Maharashtra; Red alert issued for Mumbai, Thane

Vishnu Vasisht

Maharashtra Rains

Maharashtra Rains: After Hyderabad, now Mumbai is devastated due to heavy rains. Several areas including Mumbai and Pune in Maharashtra received torrential rain on Wednesday night and the entire cities were flooded with water. Mumbai and Pune have received heavy rain overnight and roads and streets have been flooded upto knee level. The flow of water is so fast that a man was seen flowing, but was rescued with the help of people. Like Hyderabad, Mumbai and Pune are also seeing flood-like scenes. The administration has appealed to people to stay in their homes. Rescue teams have also been deployed on a large scale.

According to news agency ANI, heavy rain warning has been issued in many parts of Maharashtra including Mumbai even today. Indian Meteorological Department has issued a red alert for the entire North Konkan region including Mumbai and Thane.

On Wednesday, heavy rains caused flood-like conditions in Pune. About 40 people have been evacuated from flood-affected Nimgaon and Ketki villages. At present, 15 people are still stranded, who are in the process of rescuing. Also, in another incident, two people were rescued in Indarpur.


Roads in Mumbai's Sion Police Station and Kings Circle have also been submerged by water due to torrential rains. At the same time, the water near the Shrimant Dagdusheth Halwai Ganpati temple has also been flooded due to heavy rains.

Due to rain, many people in Mumbai and Pune did not sleep overnight as water entered homes. It is still raining in many parts of Mumbai.

On the other hand, it is still raining in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. In both states, the NDRF has taken over. A huge amount of life and property have been damaged in both the states.

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