Ratnagiri and Raigad heavy rain: Devastation in Ratnagiri and Raigad districts due to heavy rains in Mahabaleshwar.

Ratnagiri and Raigad heavy rain: Devastation in Ratnagiri and Raigad districts due to heavy rains in Mahabaleshwar.

The extremely heavy rains that lashed Mahabaleshwar and Navaja in Satara district of Maharashtra in the last two days have caused flooding in some parts of the adjoining coastal region of the state, especially in Ratnagiri and Raigad districts.

Devastation in Ratnagiri and Raigad districts due to heavy rains in Mahabaleshwar.

The extremely heavy rains that lashed Mahabaleshwar and Navaja in Satara district of Maharashtra in the last two days have caused flooding in some parts of the adjoining coastal region of the state, especially in Ratnagiri and Raigad districts.

Extremely heavy rains in Maharashtra’s Mahabaleshwar and Navaja in Satara district in the last two days have caused flooding in parts of the adjoining coastal region of the state, especially in Ratnagiri and Raigad districts. Officials gave this information on Friday. Several places in these two districts of Konkan region are submerged in water and the administration is taking steps to move the stranded people to safer places.

Mahabaleshwar heavy rain.

KS Hosalikar, senior scientist of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) in Pune said that Mahabaleshwar, a popular hill station in Satara, recorded 483 mm of rainfall in 17 hours from 8.30 am on July 22 to 1 am on July 23. Has been done. Earlier in the 24-hour period ending July 22, the same weather station had recorded 461 mm of rain. According to the Meteorological Department, more than 204.4 mm of rain in the last 24 hours has been considered as extremely heavy rain. However, the figures recorded by different departments of the state government in Mahabaleshwar and Nawaja show that the rainfall was much higher.

Mahabaleshwar weather.

Geographically, Mahabaleshwar is one of the top points of the Sahyadri mountain range (Western Ghats) that divides Maharashtra between the coastal region and the plateau. Similar heavy rainfall was also recorded at Navaja, a meteorological station set up at Koyna, Maharashtra’s major hydro-electric power plant in Satara district. Chiplun in Ratnagiri district, west of Navaja, received over 300 mm of rainfall during the same period, officials said. A senior IMD official said, “Mahabaleshwar and Mahad (in Raigad district) as well as Navaja and Chiplun are not far from the aerial distance, so the water is flowing towards these towns due to heavy rains at these top points.”

Ratnagiri and Raigad heavy rain: Devastation in Ratnagiri and Raigad districts due to heavy rains in Mahabaleshwar.

In Mahad tehsil, Poladpur received 305 mm of rain between July 22 and July 23, an official from Raigad district collectorate said. If the rain continues on Friday, it will be very difficult for the authorities to carry out search and rescue operations. Ratnagiri District Magistrate BN Patil said this is the worst rain that Chiplun has received in the last 40 years.