The number of victims of bad weather in the state of Maharashtra in India has reached 164, more than a hundred people are still missing. This is reported by The Indian Express with reference to the local emergency management department.
Deputy Chief Minister of the State Ajit Pawar visited the affected areas. He had to get to some territories by boat. He talked to the victims and guaranteed them the provision of any necessary assistance to recover from the disaster.
The Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Uddhav Thackeray, also announced the imminent dispatch of humanitarian aid to the citizens of the flooded regions. “The flood victims will immediately be provided with food, clothing, medicines and other necessary resources. The district administration has been instructed that technical problems should not interfere with the provision of support, ” he stressed.
On July 23, it was reported that heavy rains caused a landslide in the western state of Maharashtra in India. More than 30 houses were underground. Due to bad weather in the region, there were problems with mobile communication and transport accessibility, so the rescue operation was started with a delay. In some areas, rivers overflowed their banks, as a result of which the water level rose by 3.5 meters.