Heavy Rains and Floods LIVE Updates: 14 feared dead in Maharashtra's Sangli as boat with 30 capsizes during rescue operation
Thursday, 8 August 2019 Heavy Rains and Floods LIVE Updates: At least, 14 are feared dead as a boat carrying 30 capsized during a rescue operation in Maharashtra's Sangli. More details are awaited. Heavy to very heavy rainfall in states like Maharashtra, Kerala, Karnataka, Gujarat and Odisha has unleashed random flooding in various parts of the country. Casualties were reported, villages cut off and normal life came to a standstill.
Maharashtra has been reeling under heavy rains and floods. Several districts have been affected due to rainfall. At least nine people were killed after a rescue boat overturned in Sangli district. NDRF has been deployed for relief and rescue work.
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