Maha: Heavy rains cause landslide in Raigad; no casualty
Heavy rains caused a landslide in Maharashtra's Raigad district on Monday, but there was no report of any casualty, officials said.
Alibaug: Heavy rains caused a landslide in Maharashtra's Raigad district on Monday, but there was no report of any casualty, officials said.
The district recorded an average rainfall of 186.51 mm in the 24-hour period ending at 8.30 am on Monday, they said.
While Panvel town in the district recorded the maximum downpour of 284.2 mm, Mahad had the minimum rainfall at 89 mm during the same period, the district administration said in a release. A landslide occurred on Dighi-Mangaon Road in Kudgaon village on Monday, but there was no casualty officials said.
Local traffic movement was stopped on the road and efforts were on to remove the debris, they said.
On Sunday also, a landslide took place at Rajpuri village in Murud taluka. While there was no casualty, three-four houses were damaged, they said, adding that 24 people from five families were shifted to a safer place.
As per the Raigad irrigation department, the Pundalika, Amba, Savitri, Patalganga, Ulhas and Gadhi rivers in the district were flowing below their danger marks.
In the last 24 hours, Murud in Raigad recorded 270 mm rain, Matheran-268.40 mm, Khalapur-195 mm, Mangaon-207 mm, Alibaug-123 mm, Roha-202 mm, Pen-180 mm, Sudhagad-166 mm, Poladpur-122 mm, Mhasala-159 mm, Uran-151 mm Shrivardhan-163 mm, Karjat-194.60 mm and Tala-210 mm.
From June 1 till date, the district has recorded an average rainfall of 1,870.3 mm, which is 499 mm more than the rainfall during the same period last year, as per official data.(PTI)