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13 People Died Due To Dread Rain In Pune

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At least 13 people died in different incidents of flood and wall collapse following heavy rains in various areas of Pune district of Maharashtra. Officials gave this information on Thursday. They said that after heavy rains in Pune on Wednesday night, more than 10, 500 people were evacuated from waterlogged places and shifted to safe places.

13 People Died Due To Dread Rain In Pune

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said that he was saddened to hear the news of the deaths of people after the rain in Pune. “He informed that teams of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) have been deployed in the city and Baramati tehsil and all necessary assistance is being provided in the affected area.” Schools and colleges have been closed in several tehsils of Pune in view of waterlogging.

Superintendent of Police Sandeep Patil said that five people sleeping at the dargah in Khed-Shivpur village were washed away by heavy rain. At Purandar, two people were reported missing. Chief fire officer Prashant Ranpise said that five people, including a nine-year-old boy, died in the Arneshwar area on Wednesday night.

Actually, the area was flooded after heavy rains. He said that in another incident, the body of a person was found in Sahkar Nagar area. This area is full of water. At the same time, the body of a person was found in a car, which was swept away in the water on Sinhagad road.

“More than 10,000 people have been evacuated to safe places in Baramati area as water has been released from the Nazare Dam.” These dams are built on the Karaha river near Jejuri. “After heavy rains in Pune on Wednesday night, over 500 people were evacuated from waterlogged areas to safer places. Another fire department official said that the rain stopped on Thursday but many residential societies and houses in the low-lying area are submerged. There have been many cases of wall collapses and uprooting of trees.

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Fadnavis has expressed concern over the death of people in flood-related incidents. “He said in a tweet, “My deepest condolences to the families. We are providing all possible facilities necessary to the people. State disaster management officials and control rooms are in touch with the Collector of Pune and the Pune Municipal Corporation. “

The Chief Minister said, “Two teams of NDRF have been deployed in Pune and Baramati. An NDRF team is reaching Baramati. The state government is also closely monitoring the release of water from the dam.” Flood-like conditions were created in many low-lying areas of Pune and surrounding areas after heavy rains on Wednesday (September 25). Sinhagad Road, Dhanakwadi, Balajingar, Ambegaon There have been reports of water logging in Sahakar Nagar, Parvati, Kolhewadi and Kirkatwadi, Ranpise.

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