Vidarbha Rains: CM Eknath Shinde, his deputy Devendra Fadnavis leave for Gadchiroli to review flood situation

The Regional Meteorological Centre in Nagpur issued a red alert and said extremely heavy rainfall with heavy to very heavy rainfall was very likely in isolated places in Chandrapur and Gadchiroli on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday.

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Monday, July 11, 2022, 05:20 PM IST
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Vidarbha Rains: CM Eknath Shinde, his deputy Devendra Fadnavis leave for Gadchiroli to review flood situation | ANI

Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde and Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis have left for Gadchiroli to asses the flood situation.

Dy CM's office ha informed that all the scheduled meetings of DCM are cancelled for today.

Gadchiroli district in Maharashtra's Vidarbha has been receiving heavy rains since last 3 days forcing the administration to shut the educational institutions for the next three days.

The India Meteorological Department on Sunday issued red and orange alerts for rainfall ranging from extremely heavy to heavy in several districts of Maharashtra's Vidarbha region over the next three days.

The Regional Meteorological Centre in Nagpur issued a red alert and said extremely heavy rainfall with heavy to very heavy rainfall was very likely in isolated places in Chandrapur and Gadchiroli on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday.

The RMC said heavy to very heavy rainfall was likely to occur at one or two places in Gondia, Nagpur, Wardha, Washim and Yavatmal districts of Vidarbha, due to which it issued an orange alert.

It also issued an orange alert for some parts of Akola, Buldhana and Washim, which may get heavy to very heavy rainfall on Tuesday and Wednesday.

(With inputs from agencies)

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