Over 1,000 folks from 20 villages in Raigad have been shifted to safer locations. The district acquired a median rainfall of 58 mm within the final 24 hours, Collector Nidhi Choudhary mentioned in a launch. She mentioned in view of the prediction of heavy downpour, a crimson alert has been issued within the district for Thursday and Friday and an orange alert for June 12 and 13. Since there’s a threat of landslides attributable to heavy rains, 1,139 folks from 20 villages have been shifted to safer locations, she mentioned. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) had on Saturday confirmed the arrival of the south-west monsoon in (*5*) at Harnai within the coastal Ratnagiri district.
Multiple incidents of landslide, wall and bridge collapse had been reported in Thane metropolis and neighbouring Palghar district in (*5*) which had been lashed by heavy rains on Wednesday, officers mentioned.While no casualties had been reported in these incidents, a minimum of six automobiles had been broken after timber fell on them through the downpour, mentioned Santosh Kadam, the chief of the Thane Municipal Corporation’s (TMC) regional catastrophe administration cell.
Landslides had been reported at Panvel-Kalwa highway and Mumbra Bypass Road, each in Mumbra, the official mentioned, including rescue groups rushed to the scene to clear the roads and guarantee clean motion of automobiles.Apart from this, three incidents of wall collapse occurred in Thane metropolis, however no casualty was reported.
Compound partitions of two housing complexes in Savarkar Nagar and Manorama Nagar collapsed as a result of rains, however nobody was injured, Santosh Kadam mentioned.Another wall collapse incident came about within the Mumbra space of Thane metropolis, he mentioned.
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