According to authorities, a landslide that occurred on Wednesday in the Palghar district’s Vasai region resulted in one fatality and two significant injuries.
The Palghar District Collector said that two persons had been saved so far. Rescue efforts are in progress.
Following severe rain lashing several areas of the state on Wednesday, a landslide event was recorded in the Vasai region of the Palghar district.
According to the India Meteorological Department, the Palghar district has been under a red warning for heavy rain since Monday.
The ghat regions of Madhya Maharashtra are expected to see isolated/scattered heavy to very heavy rainfall with isolated exceptionally severe showers till July 14. With winds gusting to 65 kmph and speeds between 45 and 55 kmph, the weather is expected to be stormy. It is not recommended for fishers to enter these oceans.
The alert level has been achieved in several rivers in the state. The water level of the Amba, Savitri, Patalganga, Ulhas, and Garhi rivers is just below the warning level, but the Kundalika River has surpassed it.