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A 45-year-old tourist drowned in a waterfall in Jawhar in Maharashtra's Palghar district on Saturday evening, a fire brigade official said.

The deceased, identified as Adarsh Dharma Shankar, was part of a group of three families from Badlapur and Kamothe which had come to Nakendi waterfall for a picnic, he added.

The incident took place at 5pm, he said.

Incidentally, the Palghar district collector had recently issued a notification banning the gathering of people at such tourist spots, mainly water bodies, in view of the monsoon as well as the COVID-19 outbreak

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