13 Jul 2022

1 dead, 2 injured in landslide in Maharashtra's Palghar!

One person was killed and two were seriously injured in a landslide in Vasai area of ​​Palghar district on Wednesday, officials said.
Two people have been rescued so far, District Collector Palghar informed. Rescue operations are underway.

A landslide was reported in Vasai area of ​​Palghar district on Wednesday after heavy rains lashed several parts of the state.

On Monday, the India Meteorological Department issued a red alert for heavy rains in Palghar district till July 14.

According to its weather bulletin, isolated/scattered heavy to very heavy rainfall with isolated extremely heavy rainfall is very likely over Madhya Ghat areas of Maharashtra till July 14. The weather is likely to be stormy, with wind gusts of 45-55 km/h. at 65 km/h. Fishermen are advised not to venture into these seas.

Several rivers in the state have reached the warning level. The Kundalika river has crossed the warning level and the level of the Amba, Savitri, Patalganga, Ulhas and Garhi rivers is slightly below the warning level.

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