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IIT-B panel to identify areas prone to landslides

September 16, 2021 7:38 am

A senior official said they want areas that can witness landslides during heavy rainfall to be identified so that people can be shifted to safer places in time.

Out on bail, Narayan Rane resumes Janashirwad Yatra

August 27, 2021 12:35 pm

Narayan Rane, after spending nine hours in custody, was released on bail on Tuesday by a court on Mahad.

CIDCO to hand over 219 ha mangrove in Raigad to forest dept for conservation

July 28, 2021 7:23 am

To protect and conserve the mangroves, which are reserved forests, in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR), all authorities concerned will have to transfer such areas under their jurisdiction to the state forest department as per a 2018 order of the Bombay HC.

Maharashtra floods: Death toll climbs to 207, highest in Raigad with 95

July 28, 2021 8:01 am

According to the state government’s report, Raigad has recorded the highest death toll with 95 deaths so far followed by 45 in Satara and 35 in Ratnagiri. While 51 people have sustained injuries, 11 people were reported missing till Tuesday morning.

Restore electricity, water supply on war footing in rain-ravaged areas: Uddhav

July 27, 2021 11:24 am

A total of 1,028 villages and 1.94 lakh residents have been affected in Raigad, Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, Satara, Sangli and Kolhapur districts as heavy rainfall lashed the state since July 22, triggering flood and landslides at several areas.

Union minister Narayan Rane visits landslide-hit village in Raigad along with Devendra Fadnavis

July 25, 2021 2:56 pm

Narayan Rane said apart from the compensation announced by the Union and the state governments, the Centre would rehabilitate the victims under Prime Minister Awas Yojana.

Heavy rainfall in Thane, Raigad: Water stock in 7 lakes at 53.86 per cent of total capacity

July 23, 2021 4:36 am

In the last 24 hours, water stock in all the seven reservoirs increased by 247,834 million litres.

Uddhav Thackeray reviews situation in flood-hit Raigad & Ratnagiri

July 23, 2021 3:59 am

Thackeray instructed the disaster management units and other concerned agencies to be vigilant and carry out rescue operations.

Heavy rain leaves 7 dead in Palghar, Thane, Raigad

July 20, 2021 7:54 am

Intense rainfall early Sunday had left at least 32 people dead and eight others injured in separate incidents in the central and eastern parts of Mumbai.

16 crew members of barge that ran aground in Raigad district rescued

June 18, 2021 1:29 am

A Coast Guard statement said early morning, it received telephonic information from the second officer of Indian flagged MV Mangalam (IMO-9084619) intimating the vessel was partially sinking with 16 crew on board, around 3 km near Revdanda Jetty in Raigad.


Rescuers race against time to free residents trapped under building debris

August 25, 2020 11:15 am

With three NDRF teams deployed the rescue operations have been underway for over 6 hours. So far, 17 people have been rescued, while several are feared trapped in the debris.

Raigad bus accident: NDRF's search operation concludes, all 30 bodies recovered

August 01, 2018 6:45 am

As many as 30 people were killed when a bus carrying employees of an agriculture university of Ratnagiri district fell into a gorge on Saturday morning. Only one passenger inside the bus, survived the accident, he jumped while the bus was sliding along the slope.

Search operation continues on second day after 13 students drown at Murud Beach

February 02, 2016 12:39 pm

A picnic at coast of the Arabian Sea turned tragic today for a group of youngsters from a Pune college with 13 of them drowning off the popular Murud-Janjira beach in adjoining Raigad district.