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Weather Today Highlights: Heavy rains inundate Kerala on polling day, normal life disrupted

Weather Today Highlights: Rains and overcast conditions in several parts of Maharashtra threaten to play spoilsport on Monday when voters are expected to decide the fate of 288 constituencies.

As Maharashtra records excess rain, some villages await first heavy shower

Chaklamba’s villagers have repeatedly undertaken relay hunger strikes to press for a sub-canal from Jayakwadi to their villages, where the average rainfall in the 2018 monsoon was just about 300 mm.

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Cloudy skies with light rain over Maharashtra this week : IMD

The continuing lull comes after many parts of western and southern Maharashtra faced a deluge following extreme rainfall.

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.

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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.

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