Pune Rain Highlights: At least 17 people were killed in separate incidents of flooding and wall collapse after heavy rains pounded Maharashtra’s Pune city and other various parts of the district on Wednesday night. Search is on for five missing persons.
Many low-lying areas in Sahakarnagar, Parvati, Sinhagad Road, Dandekar Bridge and Padmavati saw flooding. Twelve people have been reported dead in rain-related incidents within the city.
Outside Pune city limits, five people were killed as a wall collapsed in Tangewale Colony area in Aranyeshwar after Tuesday midnight. Waterlogging on roads was witnessed across the city.
Police and rescue agencies fear more rain-related casualties, as reports of damages are still coming in. Three teams of National Disaster Response Force have been deployed in the city for rescue and relief work.