Disaster Response Team's Rescue Ops After Maharashtra Rain Fury
Updated: July 25, 2021 15:37 IST
Seventy-three bodies have been retrieved and 47 people are missing following landslides triggered by heavy rainfall in the coastal regions of Maharashtra, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) said.
NDRF rescuers retrieved a total of 73 bodies with the highest number of 44 from the worst-hit Taliye village.
NDRF has deployed 34 teams for relief and rescue operations in the affected regions of Maharashtra.
Death count from the rains that battered Maharashtra's Pune and Konkan divisions, triggering landslides in some areas stands at 112.
NDRF is operating in landslide-affected Taliye in Raigad, Porase in Ratnagiri and Mirgaon, Ambeghar and Dhokawale in Satara district.
As many as 1,35,313 people have been shifted to safer places, NDRF said.