Solapur, western Maharashtra reel under assault of retreating monsoon
Unrelenting overnight rain resulted in huge property damage in Solapur and Pune districts, with thousands of villagers marooned by increasing floodwaters in rural Solapur.
Relentless over night rain caused enormous residential or commercial property damage in Solapur and Pune districts, with countless villagers marooned by increasing floodwaters in rural Solapur.
Western Maharashtra and parts of the Marathwada region continued to reel under the onslaught of the pulling back monsoon, with Solapur district the worst-hit in the region.
2 teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) stationed in Pune’s Maval Taluk have actually been urgently deployed for rescue and rehab efforts. While one team has actually gotten in the temple-town in Pandharpur in Solapur district, another has actually been pushed into action in Latur in Marathwada.
Relentless over night rain led to massive residential or commercial property damage in Solapur and Pune districts, with thousands of villagers marooned by increasing floodwaters in rural Solapur.
Rising levels of the Sina River have affected residents in a minimum of 100 villages in Madha and Mohol taluks in Solapur, with several animals being removed by the floodwaters.
According to the Solapur district administration, a minimum of 1,000 individuals were evacuated from Pandharpur on Wednesday night while another 6,000 from 500 households are to be shifted to safer zones on Thursday. Authorities of the Vitthal-Rukmini temple trust stated that it would take the responsibility of feeding and lodging those left from their homes.
An enormous discharge of 2 lakh cusecs of water started from the Ujjani dam given that 10 p.m. Wednesday night. With rain offering a temporary reprieve to Solapur on Thursday early morning, the discharge has been lowered to one lakh cusecs currently.
The rains have forced authorities to shut traffic on the Pune-Solapur roadway, in addition to roads linking Solapur to other districts such as Bijapur in neighbouring Karnataka.
Increasing river waters
Intense and constant showers saw a disconcerting increase in the water levels of all significant rivers in western Maharashtra: the Panchganga in Kolhapur increased by seven ft. owing to enormous rains throughout Wednesday night, while the Krishna River level in Sangli has increased by five ft in just three hours.
All main roads in Sangli have been closed for traffic as a preventive measure.
In Pune, overnight showers triggered substantial damage to residential or commercial property in the city with furious rainwaters mauling ratings of two-wheelers parked in the open.
Four persons on 2 bikes were swept away by the floodwaters in Daund taluk in rural Pune. The bodies of three, consisting of one lady, have actually been found and the search for the 4th was on.
In Baramati in rural Pune, a flood-like situation prevails as several citizens have actually moved out of their homes to greater premises for safety.
The rains have actually led the Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) to postpone the final year examinations scheduled on Thursday.
As per a notice set up on its website, SPPU authorities stated that it was postponing the varsity’s online and offline exams that were slated on Thursday offered the flood-like scenario brought on by heavy rains experienced on October 14 and the reality that the civic administration had issued a cyclone and heavy rains alert for Thursday.
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