Devendra Fadnavis was speaking to reporters after visiting Chivli and Fulval villages in Nanded, some 260 kilometres from Aurangabad, during the day.
IMD had predicted thunderstorms with light to moderate intensity rain would occur over and adjoining areas of isolated places of Mumbai has predicted moderate rain in the city in next 24 hours.
According to the agriculture department of Raigad, 4,171 hectares of agricultural land used for paddy cultivation was damaged during the heavy rainfall and floods on July 21 and 22.
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A total of 45 buildings, 1,859 partially permanent houses, 23 temporary houses and 36 huts have also suffered damages due to the flooding, which occurred on July 21-22.
Nidhi Chaudhari, Raigad District collector said the villagers told the administration that they will not go back to where their houses stood.
A part of the package will be used for undertaking long-term flood mitigation measures in the state, where more than 200 people lost their lives in recent rain-related incidents.
Thackeray said if some constructions are causing obstacles to the natural flow of water, they need to be removed.
A 156-year-old library in Maharashtra’s Chiplun town has seen many of its prized collections of books, historical documents, and artifacts covered in mud after the recent floods.
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Fadnavis also sought a separate disaster management authority for districts in Konkan, considering the frequency of natural calamities in the region.
Chavan said last week's torrential rains, floods, and landslides caused Rs 700-crore loss to road infrastructure in the coastal Konkan region alone.
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Ajit said that the Maha Vikas Aghadi government in the state was taking measure to avoid damages due to such calamities in future.
Thackeray said that his government was keen to find a permanent solution to the situation faced by the flood-prone villages in the state.
It means that of the entire relief amount of Rs 3,701 crore, the Union government has sanctioned Rs 701 crore only.
Heavy rains last week caused massive floods and landslides in large parts of the state, especially in the coastal Konkan and Western Maharashtra regions.
Extending gratitude to the Centre for helping the state government in saving lives, he hit out at the Bharatiya Janata Pary, stating that the way BJP leaders are talking is not Maharashtra's culture.