Pune Rain Highlights: At Least 19 Killed Due To Heavy Rain, Over 500 Rescued

Pune Rain Live Updates: More than 500 people from various water-logged areas were also shifted to safer places. Along with the fire brigade, personnel of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) were also engaged in rescuing people.

Pune Rain Highlights: At Least 19 Killed Due To Heavy Rain, Over 500 Rescued

Pune Rain: Number of low-lying areas in and around Pune were flooded after heavy showers

NEW DELHI:

At least 19 people were killed in separate incidents of flooding and wall collapse after heavy rains in Maharashtra's Pune district since Wednesday. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said this morning that the state government was closely monitoring the situation. More than 500 people from various water-logged areas were also shifted to safer places. Along with the fire brigade, personnel of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) were also engaged in rescuing people from various low-lying areas. 

More than 500 people from various water-logged areas were also shifted to safer places following heavy rains in Pune on Wednesday night, a fire brigade official said. He also added that the rescue operation was still underway.

Here are the highlights of rain in Pune, Maharashtra:

Sep 26, 2019 20:29 (IST)

At least 12 people were killed in various incidents of flooding and wall collapse after heavy rains battered Maharashtra's Pune district, officials said on Thursday. Condoling the deaths, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today said that state government was closely monitoring the situation. 

Sep 26, 2019 11:59 (IST)
School and colleges will remain shut due to floods following heavy rains mounted to seven in Pune on Thursday. Pune district collector Naval Kishore Ram has declared a holiday in schools and colleges of Pune city, Purandar, Baramati, Bhor and Haveli Tehsils for Thursday. On Wednesday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) forecasted severe thunderstorm in Mumbai and adjoining regions of Maharashtra.
Sep 26, 2019 11:58 (IST)
Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday extended condolences to the families of those died in the Sahakar Nagar wall collapse incidence in Pune, Maharashtra. Six people were killed in a wall collapse incident in Sahkar Nagar area on Wednesday while 150 houses were damaged after a sudden flow of water upstream hit the area with full swing.
Sep 26, 2019 11:56 (IST)
5 people washed away near Khed Shivapur in Pune district last night due to heavy rain.
Sep 26, 2019 11:20 (IST)
NDRF teams deployed for rescue operations: Chief Minister
  • The chief minister said that 2 NDRF teams are deployed in Pune and 2 in Baramati


Sep 26, 2019 11:18 (IST)
State monitoring the situation: Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis
Sep 26, 2019 11:17 (IST)
Visual of water-logging in Pune
  • Water-logging is being reported in Sinhgad Road, Dhanakwadi, Balajinagar, Ambegaon, Sahakar Nagar, Parvati, Kolhewadi and Kirkatwadi
Sep 26, 2019 11:16 (IST)
11 killed in rain-related incidents
  • At least 11 people were killed in separate incidents of flooding and wall collapse after heavy rains pounded Maharashtra's Pune district
  • More than 500 people from various water-logged areas were also shifted to safer places following heavy rains in Pune on Wednesday night, a fire brigade official said. He also added that the rescue operation was still underway.
  • Five people, including a nine-year-old boy, were killed in incidents of wall collapse on Wednesday night in Arneshwar area which was flooded after heavy showers, chief fire officer Prashant Ranpise said
  • One person was found dead near a school in an inundated locality in Sahakar Nagar while another body was found in a car washed away near Sinhgad road, he said.
Sep 26, 2019 11:16 (IST)
  • Fire brigade, National Disaster Response Force personnel were also engaged in rescuing people from various low-lying areas.
  • Rain stopped on Thursday morning, but many houses and residential societies in low-lying areas are still inundated.
  • There were several reports of wall collapse and uprooting of
  • trees in those places.
  • A number of low-lying areas in and around Pune were flooded after heavy showers lashed the city on Wednesday.