Maharashtra floods: Death toll climbs to 207, highest in Raigad with 95

Maharashtra floods: Death toll climbs to 207, highest in Raigad with 95

Newsdesk |
July 27, 2021

The toll in the Maharashtra flood climbed to 207 with 15 more deaths recorded on Tuesday morning. Maharashtra governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari will be on a day’s visit to the flood-affected areas of the Raigad and Ratnagiri districts today. The Governor will be visiting the Taliye village and Chiplun during his visit.

New Delhi, 27 July 2021

As per news report of The Indian Express,  According to the state government’s report, Raigad has recorded the highest death toll with 95 deaths so far followed by 45 in Satara and 35 in Ratnagiri. While 51 people have sustained injuries, 11 people were reported missing till Tuesday morning. Heavy rains have lashed districts like Raigad, Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, Satara, Sangli and Kolhapur since June 22 leading to flooding and landslides in various places. The government said that the rescue teams have evacuated 3,75,178 people so far with the highest number of 2,06,619 rescued from Sangli followed by 1,50,365 from Kolhapur. In all, 1028 villages have been affected in the state due to the heavy rains since July 22.



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