Maharashtra rain

Maharashtra's water-starved Marathwada region records excess rainfall

Officials have earlier said that at least 91 people have died, while over 25 lakh hectares of farmland were destroyed due to excess rainfall in Marathwada in the last four months.

published on : 2nd October 2021

Maha: Over 7 lakh farmers call insurance firms to inform about crop damages due to excessive rain

Representatives of crop insurance companies need to personally visit the farms and assess the damages, and based on their report, the farmers will get the insurance amount, officials said.

published on : 12th September 2021

Maharashtra: Water reaches 'alert' mark in Godavari river amid heavy rains 

PWD Minister Ashok Chavan, who is also the guardian minister of the district, took stock of the situation arising out of heavy rainfall in the region.

published on : 9th September 2021

31 killed in one week in rain-related incidents in Maharashtra's Marathwada region

Out of the 31 deaths, 4 each were reported in Aurangabad, Hingoli and Jalna districts, 2 each in Parbhani and Osmanabad, 7 in Nanded, 5 in Beed and 3 in Latur district, said an official.

published on : 8th September 2021

Maharashtra's Raigad district gets over 2,900 mm rainfall since June

As against 3,139.38 mm rainfall recorded from June 1 to September 1, 2020, the district has seen 2,993.15 mm in the same period this year.

published on : 1st September 2021

Over 4,000 hectares of land damaged due to rain, floods in Maharashtra's Raigad 

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.

published on : 17th August 2021

Maharashtra: Over 9,700 houses, 45 buildings, more than 3,700 shops damaged in Mahad due to July floods

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.

published on : 13th August 2021

Raigad administration to build memorial for 84 who died in Maharashtra landslide

Nidhi Chaudhari, Raigad District collector said the villagers told the administration that they will not go back to where their houses stood. 

published on : 9th August 2021

Maharashtra government announces package to help 156-year-old library ravaged by flood

Maharashtra’s higher and technical education minister Uday Samant said the government would expedite the revival of the Lokmanya Tilak Library and Museum at Chiplun. 

published on : 7th August 2021

Maharashtra government announces Rs 11,500-crore package for aid to flood victims, repair works

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.

published on : 3rd August 2021

Need to work on permanent solution to flood crisis in Maharashtra, says CM Uddhav Thackeray

Thackeray said if some constructions are causing obstacles to the natural flow of water, they need to be removed.

published on : 2nd August 2021

Maharashtra rains: Over 18,700 families affected in Mahad, Poladpur taluks of Raigad

The number of survey teams of the revenue department in Mahad stood at 48, with 30 of them stationed in the non-town areas of the taluka.

published on : 2nd August 2021

BJP misleading people over Centre's aid to flood-hit people in Maharashtra: NCP

It means that of the entire relief amount of Rs 3,701 crore, the Union government has sanctioned Rs 701 crore only.

published on : 29th July 2021

Maharashtra floods: BJP legislators to donate salaries to CMRF 

Heavy rains last week caused massive floods and landslides in large parts of the state, especially in the coastal Konkan and Western Maharashtra regions.

published on : 28th July 2021

Sharad Pawar slams ‘flood tourism’, BJP defends VIP visits

The former Union minister’s comments came on a day Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari was on a visit to flood-hit areas, accompanied by suspended BJP MLA Ashish Shelar.

published on : 27th July 2021
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