Maharashtra Rains

Rivers swell as rains continue across Maharashtra

Heavy rains over past few days have caused Krishna and Panchaganga rivers to swell in Sangli and Kolhapur districts respectively.

published on : 10th September 2019

Heavy rains cut off Bhamragad from Gadchiroli headquarters in Maharashtra

Gadchiroli District Disaster Management Officer (DDMO) Krishna Reddy said while flood-like situation prevails in Bhamragad, the situation in other 11 tehsils is under control.

published on : 8th September 2019

Maharashtra rains: Schools, junior colleges to remain closed in Mumbai, Thane

Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Wednesday declared that schools under its jurisdiction will be used as shelters for housing people stranded due to rain.

published on : 5th September 2019

Maharashtra rains: Four rivers cross danger mark in Raigad district

From the past few days, Raigad and other nearby regions have been receiving incessant rainfall leading to an increase in water level.

published on : 4th September 2019

Take up flood relief at war-level, NCP president Sharad Pawar tells Maharashtra government

Heavy rains and floods battered several areas of western Maharashtra and the Konkan region earlier this month, with Kolhapur and Sangli districts bearing the maximum brunt.

published on : 20th August 2019

Maharashtra rains: Flood death toll in Pune division mounts to 56

Out of the five districts that fall under the administrative division, Sangli and Kolhapur were badly affected by floods in the second week of August.

published on : 19th August 2019

Maharashtra rains: IAF chopper becomes lifeline for marooned villages in Kolhapur

In Shirol tehsil, the MI-17 helicopter dropped 12 tones of relief material including food and water in 15 villages which were still marooned on Tuesday, said a district official.

published on : 14th August 2019

Maharashtra flood situation improves as water levels recede; toll 43

The Mumbai-Bengaluru National Highway (NH-4), which was closed since the last six days due to flooding, was partially opened for traffic in Kolhapur district.

published on : 13th August 2019

24 crest gates of Nagarjuna Sagar dam lifted due to Maharashtra rains

The first gate of the project was lifted at 7.40am on Monday and following that phase-wise more gates opened with the tenth gate being opened at around 10 am. 

published on : 12th August 2019

Maharashtra floods: Boat capsize toll rises to 17 in Sangli; four lakh evacuated

More than five lakh cusec of water is being discharged from Almatti dam on the Krishna river in Karnataka to ease the flood situation in western Maharashtra.

published on : 11th August 2019

Maharashtra floods: 30 dead in one week, 4 lakh evacuated; water receding in Sangli, Kolhapur

While the overall situation, especially in Kolhapur and Sangli, improved slightly on Saturday, evacuation of people from flooded areas continued.

published on : 11th August 2019

Maharashtra floods: Water receding in Kolhapur and Sangli, relief operations continue

Although the overall situation has improved slightly, the operation to evacuate the flooded areas and moving stranded people to safer locations and providing relief to them is still on.

published on : 10th August 2019

Maharashtra rains: Water being released into Godavari from Gangapur dam

The water level of the Godavari has risen but it is flowing within its banks, irrigation officials said. 

published on : 9th August 2019

Sharad Pawar urges Maharashtra government to waive farmers' loans in flood-hit areas

The NCP also said all public representatives of the party will donate one month's salary for flood relief.

published on : 9th August 2019
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