Maharashtra Heavy Rainfall Flood 45 People Trapped In Flood Rescue Operation Going By SDRF

By Neha Bhardwaj July 22, 2023 9:56 PM IST

Maharashtra Floods Update: In Maharashtra, 45 people were trapped in floods after heavy rains in Mahagaon tehsil of Yavatmal district. The SDRF team is engaged in the rescue operation since morning. Deputy SP Vinayak Kote told that so far 32 people have been safely evacuated from Anand Nagar area.

Deputy SP told that all these people have been shifted to safe areas. Two helicopters of the Indian Air Force are also stationed at the spot to participate in the rescue operation. At the same time, Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has also expressed concern by tweeting.

What did Devendra Fadnavis say?

In a tweet, Fadnavis said, “45 people are stuck due to floods in Anandnagar village of Mahagaon taluka. The district, about 150 km from Nagpur, has been receiving heavy rains since Friday (July 21) morning, inundating many areas and forcing people to leave their homes.”

people being evacuated

District Magistrate Amol Yedge said that Mahagaon tehsil received 231 mm of rain till the morning of Saturday (July 22) and 117.5 mm in the district. There has been flood in Panganga flowing through the district. The District Magistrate said that some roads of Yavatmal city have been submerged in water and people are being evacuated from the affected areas to safer places.

Rain alert at these places

About 140 people have been taken to safer places in Kasergaon of Sangrampur tehsil in Buldhana district. The Regional Meteorological Center in Nagpur had forecast thundershowers and heavy rainfall at isolated places in Yavatmal, Gadchiroli, Amravati and Washim districts on Saturday (July 22) as well.

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