Maharashtra: 21 killed in flash floods

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Mumbai:  Flash floods due to incessant rains in Maharashtra's Sindhdurg region have receded after damaging more than 3,000 hectares of agricultural land were damaged in on Saturday.

21 people were killed and hundreds left stranded as the overflowing Pich-Dhaval river submerged many low-lying areas, affecting over 2,000 houses.

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117 people living on the banks of the Bor river have been moved out by boats to a safer location. 84 people were rescued from a luxury bus in the Kudal area.

A depression in the Bay of Bengal led to the heavy rains in the region, weather officials said.


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