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National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) continue the rescue and relief operations in Shirol, Kolhapur on Tuesday. NDRF teams also carrying fodder with them for affected animals.(ANI Photo)

Sangli, Kolhapur floods: No early warning issued by govt, says public

By Parth Welankar and Shalaka Shinde
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2019 02:17 PM IST
Daulat Desai, Kolhapur district collector, said, “While it is true that our mechanism of reaching out to the people with the pre-warnings did not completely succeed in these districts, from our end, we tried the best in our capacity to reach out to people with the flood warnings.”
Incessant rains followed by heavy discharge of water has led to floods in Sangli and Kolhapur with at least 139 villages marooned over the last 48 hours.(WIRE Photo)
Incessant rains followed by heavy discharge of water has led to floods in Sangli and Kolhapur with at least 139 villages marooned over the last 48 hours.(WIRE Photo)

Thousands trapped in Maharashtra’s Kolhapur floods; more rains forecast over 48 hrs

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Shrinivas Deshpande
UPDATED ON AUG 07, 2019 03:32 PM IST
In Kolhapur district, the district authorities have evacuated around 15,000 people even as disaster management teams, including those of the National Disaster Response Force, were engaged in rescuing an estimated 35,000 people trapped in the floods.
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