Heavy rains across the Ratnagiri district has caused flash flood at Rajapur, Chiplun, Sangameshwar and Khed towns in Chiplun on Sunday.
Total rainfall in Ratnagiri district from June 1 to August 9, 2009 is recorded 18,787 mm at an avrage of 2,087 mm. Maximum rain recorded today is 188 mm in a day.
Indavati dam near Lanja is ovrflowing and the dam has been damaged from one end. However, the dam is till safe. Almost all dames in Ratnagiri district are overflowing.
In Sindhdurg district also heavy rain continues for last two days disturbing public life.