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Updated on: Sunday, July 25, 2021, 09:05 PM IST

Maharashtra rain fury: 149 dead, 50 injured, 60 still missing; 25 NDRF, 4 SDRF teams carrying out rescue operations

Maharashtra, July 25 (ANI): National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team clears the landslide-affected areas during rescue operations after heavy rainfall, at Posare, Khurd, and Khed villages, in Ratnagiri on Saturday. |  (ANI Photo)

Maharashtra, July 25 (ANI): National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team clears the landslide-affected areas during rescue operations after heavy rainfall, at Posare, Khurd, and Khed villages, in Ratnagiri on Saturday. | (ANI Photo)

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A total of 149 people have died and 50 are injured so far in multiple landslides and other rain-related incidents in Maharashtra over the last few days, the state government said in a notification on Sunday evening. 64 people are still missing, it added.

60 people have died in Raigad, 2 in Ratnagiri, 7 in Kolhapur, 41 in Satara, 2 in Sindhudurg, 4 in Mumbai, 2 in Pune and 12 in Thane, the notification read.

A total of 2,29,074 have been evacuated in the state. 1200 people have been evacuated in Ratnagiri, 1000 in Raigad, 40882 in Kolhapur, 7530 in Satara, 1271 in Sindhudurg, 263 in Pune and 6930 in Thane, it added.

The state government said that a total of 25 NDRF (National Disaster Response Force) teams, 4 SDRF (State Disaster Response Fund), 2 Coastal Guard, 5 Indian Navy, and 3 teams from the Indian Army have been deployed to carry out rescue operations across the state.

2 NDRF teams are in Thane; 8 NDRF teams and 1 from Indian Army are in Kolhapur; 6 NDRF teams, 5 from Indian Navy, 1 from Army and 2 from Coastal Guard are in Ratnagiri; 1 NDRF, 1 SDRF teams are from Raigad; 2 NDRF teams, 1 from Indian Army are in Sangli; 4 NDRF teams are in Satara; 2 NDRF teams are in Sindhudurg; 3 NDRF teams are kept on reserve in Mumbai, 4 in Mumbai and 1 in Nagpur; 1 SDRF team is deployed in Nagpur and 2 are kept on reserve; and 1 SDRF team is kept on reserve in Dhule.

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Published on: Sunday, July 25, 2021, 08:51 PM IST
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