Maharashtra rain: Over 100 died, Govt to do financial review soon
Mumbai: Maharashtra Government is soon to do a financial review of the damage caused by torrential rain and floods. More than 100 people have died in Maharashtra alone due to landslides.
Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray has directed the concerned district collectors to immediately provide food, medicine, clothes and other necessities to the flood victims.
Also, Thackeray visited flood-affected Chiplun, met officials and local representatives to assess the extent of damage and ongoing relief operations.
The NDRF personnel have rescued 700-800 people. Thirty-four teams of NDRF are working in Maharashtra.
More than 50 per cent area of the coastal town of Chiplun in Ratnagiri, around 250 km from Mumbai and having a population of over 70,000, has got submerged in flood waters, news agency PTI reported.