Heavy rainfall leaves rivers in spate, inundates elements of Maharashtra, Telangana; rescue ops on

Incessant rainfall this monsoon has thrown life out of substances at a number of locations in Maharashtra and Telangana, forcing the respective governments to swing into motion to hold out evacuation, and different precautionary measures. The Indian Meteorological Department has additionally sounded alerts of heavy to very heavy rainfall within the coastal area for the subsequent three to 5 days.


Chiplun, Khed, and another cities in Maharashtra’s Ratnagiri have been inundated after heavy rains made the key rivers in Ratnagiri district, together with Jagbudi, Vashishti, Kodavali, Shastri, Bav circulation above the hazard stage. The authorities companies have been deployed to shift native residents to safer place. However, inclement climate and steady falls added to their difficulties in finishing up rescue operations on this district situated within the Konkan area.

**EDS: BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE** Ratnagiri: Buses submerged in a flood affected space following heavy rains, at Chiplun in Ratnagiri district, Thursday, July 22, 2021. (PTI Photo)

An official stated that two individuals died resulting from a landslide near Parshuram ghat within the district throughout the day.

Nearly 6,000 passengers have been stranded as practice companies on the Konkan Railway route within the district have been suspended. At least 9 trains have been both rerouted, short-terminated or cancelled resulting from disruption of companies on theroute, officers stated.

Incessant rains additionally hit highway and rail visitors badly in a number of elements of Maharashtra, together with round Mumbai.

Heavy rains additionally triggered landslides at a number of spots and broken over bridges and roads in Pune district. However, no casualties have been reported. Water needed to be launched from a key dam on outskirts of town with steady rainfall in its catchment space for the previous few days filling it as much as round 85 per cent of its storage capability.

Mumbai: Flooded locality at Badlapur after heavy rains, Mumbai, Thursday, July 22, 2021. (PTI Photo)

The landslides and water-logging on bridges led to the disruption in visitors as vehicular motion was suspended at a number of locations within the western Maharashtra district, the officers stated. The IMD issued a ‘red alert’ for the district forecasting extraordinarily heavy rainfall at remoted locations on Thursday.

Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray took a inventory of the scenario Ratnagiri and Raigad districts. During the assembly, Thackeray stated the IMD has issued an alert of heavy rainfall within the coastal area for the subsequent three days.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi too spoke with the CM and warranted all potential assist to mitigate the scenario. “Spoke to Maharashtra CM Shri Uddhav Thackeray and discussed the situation in parts of Maharashtra in the wake of heavy rainfall and flooding. Assured all possible support from the Centre to mitigate the situation. Praying for everyone’s safety and well-being,” he tweeted.


Over a thousand folks have been evacuated from their houses and moved to safer areas in Telangana’s Nirmal district following incessant rains that endured for over 24 hours.

Chief Minister Okay Chandrashekhar Rao instructed Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar to depute NDRF groups within the city areas, elements of that are submerged in water resulting from overflowing backwaters of the Swarna river venture. He additionally instructed the officers and public representatives to take precautionary measures on a war-footing as water stage began rising in Godavari river catchment areas resulting from heavy showers within the higher reaches of Sri Ram Sagar Project (SRSP), an official launch stated.

Vehicles move by means of a flooded avenue following heavy rain at Malakpet in Hyderabad. (PTI Photo)

Meanwhile, the Hyderabad centre of India Meteorological Department, which had earlier predicted heavy to extraordinarily heavy rains for japanese and north-eastern districts until July 24, issued a purple alert for Adilabad, Kumurambheem Asifabad, Mancherial, Jagtial, Nirmal, Nizamabad, Rajanna Sircilla, Kamareddy districts. It additionally issued orange and yellow alerts for many different districts until Saturday.

While heavy rains lashed most elements of the northern and japanese Telangana, the best downpour of 20 cm to 25 cm rainfall was reported until 8.30am Thursday from Dilawarpur, Narsapur, Bhainsa, Mamda, Sarangapur, Kuntala, and so on within the Nirmal district. Sarangapur obtained one other 15 cm rainfall until Thursday afternoon, as per the rainfall information out there with Telangana State Development Planning Society.


The climate division issued an orange alert for Kerala’s Ernakulam, Idukki, Kozhikode and Wayanad districts for Thursday and Friday, predicting very heavy rains. The IMD additionally warned the fishermen of the state towards venturing out into the ocean until July 26.

Vehicles wade by means of a flooded highway after heavy rains at Kadutthuritthi in Kottayam district, Friday, July 16, 2021. (PTI Photo)

“Strong winds with speeds reaching 40-50 Kmph gusting to 60 kmph are very likely along and off Kerala coast. Fishermen are advised not to venture into these sea areas during the period mentioned,” the IMD stated in a warning for July 22 to 26.

An Orange alert was issued for Kannur district and a Yellow alert for all different districts on Friday.

People use a ship to hold fodder for his or her livestocks after rise within the water stage of Ram Ganga River, in Moradabad district, Uttar Pradesh, Thursaday, July 22, 2021. (PTI Photo)

Uttar Pradesh

Many elements of japanese Uttar Pradesh and some in western a part of the state acquired gentle to reasonable rainfall as monsoon continued to be lively over the state. Extremely heavy rainfall passed off at remoted locations over japanese Uttar Pradesh, the Met division stated in a press release.

Precipitation was reported from Kheri, Ambedkar Nagar, Bareilly, Saharanpur, Gonda, Bahraich, Shrawasti, Prartapgarh, Sitapur, Jhansi, Ballia, Mahoba, Varanasi, Banda, Agra, Aligarh and Rae Bareli, it stated.

The Met workplace warned that thunderstorm accompanied by lighting is predicted at remoted locations on Friday whereas heavy rain may be very doubtless at remoted locations over western a part of the state. It stated thundershowers are very doubtless at a number of locations over western Uttar Pradesh and at remoted locations over japanese Uttar Pradesh on July 24 and really doubtless at many locations over the state on July 25.


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