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Maharashtra flood toll rises to 43, govt pegs losses at Rs 6,814 crore

A staggering 4.06 lakh hectare farm area under kharif cultivation has been ravaged, inflicting losses to over 8.7 lakh farmers.

Kerala toll 85, Pune 43; IMD predicts fresh spell of active monsoon

According to the Met Department, five districts, including the worst-affected Malappuram and Wayanad, are likely to get very heavy showers on Wednesday.


Maharashtra minister Chandrakant Patil ‘snaps’ at flood-affected people in Shirol

The alleged incident took place when Patil, who is also the Guardian Minister of Pune and Kolhapur, was addressing a group in Shirol. Kolhapur and Sangli in western Maharashtra are the worst flood-hit districts.

Heard at a relief camp in Maharashtra's Sangli: ‘What if it again rains like this’

While 3.7 lakh people have been rescued in these districts, local residents now hope that it doesn’t rain heavily in the next 72 hours to allow water levels to recede completely.

Weather forecast HIGHLIGHTS: Maharashtra, Kerala and Karnataka reel under floods

Weather Forecast Today HIGHLIGHTS: More than 1.65 lakh people were displaced from their homes in Kerala, where the death toll mounted to 57. In Karnataka, 26 people lost their lives in rain-related accidents.

Pay cash relief to flood-hit people: Congress to Fadnavis

Sachin Sawant, general secretary and spokesperson of Congress, said the affected people would not get the financial assistance on time as the flood situation is serious and the banks have holidays for a few days.


Maharashtra floods: Govt asks oil industry to airlift fuel to Kolhapur

In another letter to the Ministry of Home Affairs, Yawalkar asked for immediate deployment of at least 15 Indian Navy teams with boats and other rescue equipment.

Weather Forecast Today HIGHLIGHTS: Kerala, Maharashtra worst-hit by floods

Weather forecast Today HIGHLIGHTS: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted that heavy to very heavy rain is likely to occur in Kerala, Maharashtra, Goa, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka and Rajasthan in the next 24 hours.

Maharashtra: Minister on flood survey caught smiling on camera in deluge-hit Sangli; Oppn fumes

The video was shot in Kolhapur on Thursday. After he came under fire today, the Minister tried to make amends as a video of him trying to rescue people from deep waters in Sangli district has been uploaded on the social media.

Maharashtra rains: Boat capsizes in flood-hit Sangli, 9 drown

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis conducted an aerial survey to review the situation in Sangli and Kolhapur, which are the worst-hit by the flood.