Monsoon LIVE Updates | Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde chairs meet with officials
Monsoon weather highlights: The IMD has issued a red alert for four Maharashtra districts Raigad, Ratnagiri, Kolhapur and Satara — forecasting extremely heavy rainfall at isolated places, for the next two days.
Heavy rain has hit several parts of the country with Maharashtra being one of the most affected. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a red alert for four Maharashtra districts Raigad, Ratnagiri, Kolhapur and Satara — forecasting extremely heavy rainfall at isolated places, for the next two days.
Chief minister Eknath Shinde said on Tuesday over 3,500 people had been shifted to safer places from flood-prone and vulnerable spots across Maharashtra, adding teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) have been deployed wherever required and more personnel will be sent if needed.
In Odisha, the IMD has predicted heavy rain for the next four days and an orange warning has been issued for four districts in the southern part of the state.
Meanwhile, in Delhi, the weather bureau said the national capital is likely to see light rain today.
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Jul 06, 2022 07:17 PM IST
Gujarat: Heavy rains disrupt normal life in Gir Somnath and Junagadh districts; more showers likely in state for next 5 days
Heavy and incessant rains disrupted normal life in several parts of Gir Somnath and Junagadh districts in Gujarat, with Sutrapada taluka in Gir Somnath recording 300 mm downpour in 30 hours till Wednesday noon, officials said.
Jul 06, 2022 06:27 PM IST
In Bihar's Purnia, trouble for locals due to floods
Dry ration to be provided to those in need, community kitchens set up. Rescue team is ready: Kumari Tosi, sub-divisional officer (SDO), Baisi
Jul 06, 2022 05:44 PM IST
NDMA reviews monsoon preparedness in Uttar Pradesh
A team of National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) reviews training, as well as monsoon preparedness of Uttar Pradesh's Disaster Response Force (SDRF).
Jul 06, 2022 05:14 PM IST
Holiday announced in Karnataka's Kodagu after orange alert
Kodagu district administration in Karnataka announces a holiday for Anganwadi centers, schools and colleges as an orange alert has been announced in the district in the wake of the forecast for heavy rain.
Jul 06, 2022 05:05 PM IST
Maharashtra CM chairs meet with officials
Amid heavy rain in the state, Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde chairs a meet with officials of the disaster management officials in Thane.
Jul 06, 2022 04:12 PM IST
'As requested by state govt, 17 NDRF teams sent to Maharashtra'
In Assam, the situation is improving. The waters are receding. In Maharashtra, we have recently seen very heavy rainfall. The Maharashtra govt had requested 17 teams. And all 17 teams have been made available, & deployed in Mumbai, Thane, etc.: Atul Karwal, DG, NDRF
Jul 06, 2022 03:31 PM IST
Himachal landslide: Govt to send state revenue minister
Himachal Pradesh government to send state revenue minister to Kullu to take stocj of situation in the wake of a landslide, says CM Jairam Thakur.
Jul 06, 2022 02:57 PM IST
NDRF team arrives in Pune
The team comprises of two officers, 20 jawans, and has eight inflatable boats, equipment. A dog squad is also stationed for any emergencies related to rain.
Jul 06, 2022 02:19 PM IST
Flood situation in Assam eases
Flood situation slightly eases in Assam's Morigaon district.
Jul 06, 2022 01:48 PM IST
3 injured in landslide at chawl in Sion
Three people were injured in a landslide at Narayan Hadke Chawl in Sion after portions of a nearby hill crashed on an adjoining ground plus one structure located in the chawl. The injured have been sent to Sion Hospital for treatment.
Jul 06, 2022 01:25 PM IST
K'taka CM directs immediate rescue and relief work in coastal areas due to heavy rain
Karnataka chief minister Basvaraj Bommai on Wednesday directed immediate rescue and relief work in coastal areas of the state due to heavy rain.
"I have held discussions with deputy commissioners of rain affected districts. Already rescue works are on and I have directed to take up relief work. Because of heavy and incessant rains houses and properties have got damaged in coastal districts and Kodagu, and the rains have continued," Bommai told reporters in Bengaluru.
Jul 06, 2022 01:06 PM IST
Mumbai: Taking help of railway police, have plans for crowd management, says Central Railway official
Amid the heavy rainfall in Mumbai, Central Railway's CPRO Shivaji M Sutar said on Wednesday that the department is taking help from the Railway Police and has planned for crowd management.
“Our social media kept informing about late trains which helped public and us by controlling the crowd,” Sutar said.
Pointing out that several tracks were inundated due to rainfall, trains were delayed but did not stop.
Jul 06, 2022 12:58 PM IST
Karnataka: Compound wall of engineering college collapses
Jul 06, 2022 12:36 PM IST
Landslide reported in Mumbai's Chunabhatti area, 2 injured: Police
A landslide was reported in the Chunabhatti area on Wednesday in which two people were injured and three houses were damaged, according to the police.
Jul 06, 2022 12:08 PM IST
Waterlogging reported at 25 locations across Mumbai, BEST buses diverted
The BEST buses diverted in Mumbai have been diverted as waterlogging has been reported at 25 locations across the city.
Jul 06, 2022 11:42 AM IST
Satara: Landslide occurs on road leading to Pratapgad Fort
A landslide occurred on a road leading to the Pratapgad Fort in western Maharashtra's Satara district on Wednesday following heavy rains, PTI reported citing an official. No casualties were reported and no one was trapped in debris, Sanjay Sonawane, the Public Works Department's executive engineer, said.
Jul 06, 2022 11:33 AM IST
Heavy rain in Thane, water level of Talao Pali lake rises
Heavy rainfall lashed Maharashtra's Thane on Wednesday leading to a rise in the water level of the Talao Pali lake.
Jul 06, 2022 11:23 AM IST
Update| Cloudburst in Kullu, at least 4 feared washed away: Report
At least four people are feared dead after a cloudburst in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district, news agency PTI reported Monday citing a disaster management agency official. Read more
Jul 06, 2022 11:15 AM IST
Sinhkund village in Bihar flooded; several forced to leave home
Jul 06, 2022 10:39 AM IST
Himachal Pradesh: Cloud burst reported in Kullu; six missing
Jul 06, 2022 10:22 AM IST
IMD issues orange alert for Mumbai
As heavy rainfall continues in Mumbai, the IMD on Wednesday issued an orange alert for Maharashtra's capital city.
Jul 06, 2022 10:09 AM IST
Mumbai: Local train services on Central and Western Railway operational
All local train services on the Central and Western Railway are currently operational.
Jul 06, 2022 10:06 AM IST
Himachal Pradesh: Flash floods hit Manikaran valley in Kullu due to heavy rain
Jul 06, 2022 09:50 AM IST
Mumbai: Possibility of very heavy to extremely heavy rainfall at isolated places, says BMC
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said on Wednesday that there is a possibility of “very heavy to extreamly heavy rainfall at isolated places” in Mumbai.
Jul 06, 2022 09:33 AM IST
Lonavala receives 166 mm rainfall in last 24 hours
The Lonavala town in Maharashtra received 166 mm rainfall in last 24 hours ending 6 am on Wednesday.
Jul 06, 2022 09:23 AM IST
Trains on Mumbai Suburban, Harbour Line running normally: Western Railway
The Western Railway said on Wednesday that all trains on the Mumbai Suburban and the Harbour Line are running normally.
Jul 06, 2022 08:57 AM IST
Mumbai's Bandra sees heavy rainfall
Jul 06, 2022 07:48 AM IST
Delhi likely to see light rain today
The IMD's forecast shows that the national capital is likely to see cloudy sky with light rain on Wednesday, and light to moderate rain thunder showers towards evening is expected.
Jul 06, 2022 07:43 AM IST
Heavy rainfall in Odisha for next 4 days, predicts IMD
The IMD has predicted heavy rain in Odisha for the next four days and an orange warning has been issued for four districts in the southern part of the state.