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4-Year-Old Boy Drowns After Flooding Due To Heavy Rain In Maharashtra


There had been incidents of wall collapse and flooding in another low-lying areas (Representational)

Thane/Palghar:

Heavy rains lashed Maharashtra’s Thane and Palghar districts in the course of the evening and on Monday morning, inflicting flooding at a number of locations and killing a boy, officers stated.

Thane metropolis obtained 151.33 mm rain between 9.30 pm on Sunday and seven.30 am on Monday, an official from native civic management room stated.

The neighbouring Palghar district additionally witnessed heavy showers and obtained 108.67 mm downpour in the identical interval, authorities stated.

Firemen and catastrophe cell groups obtained a number of calls of tree falls and inundation in each the districts, officers stated.

A four-year-old boy drowned after being swept away in a swollen drain in Thane’s Ulhasnagar township on Sunday, an official on the police management stated.

The physique was later recovered and despatched to a authorities hospital for autopsy, he stated, including {that a} case of unintentional dying was registered.

A 40-year-old man was severely injured when a tree fell on him at a residential advanced on Ghodbunder Road in Thane metropolis on Sunday night.

Besides, the wall of a housing advanced on Ghodbunder Road collapsed, damaging 5 vehicles and as many different automobiles, civic authorities stated.

There had been incidents of wall collapse and flooding in another low-lying areas additionally, Thane Municipal Corporation’s regional catastrophe administration cell chief Santosh Kadam stated.

In Palghar, a number of locations in Vasai and Nallasopara witnessed heavy rains, resulting in water-logging in low-lying areas.

A four-year-old boy fell in an open drain in Nallasopara and was feared drowned. Efforts had been on to hint the minor, Vasai-Virar Municipal Corporation’s chief hearth officer Dilip Palav stated.

In Vasai space of Palghar, at the very least 80 cooking fuel cylinders had been washed away within the flood waters, native police stated.

Later, the police with the assistance of firemen shifted the cylinders to a secure place, they stated.

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