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Maharashtra Rain Update | Yellow alert for Pune, Rainfall forecast for next 2 days in Maharashtra

by Team Deccan Express
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Mumbai : Deccan Express Maharashtra Rain Update | Rain is forecast in Maharashtra for the next 2 days. The Indian Meteorological Department has forecast rains in Vidarbha, North Central Maharashtra and Konkan. In North Konkan, Palghar district will receive heavy to very heavy rains. Therefore, the administration has issued an orange alert for Palghar. Meanwhile, due to heavy rains in some districts of Marathwada last week, farmers have suffered a lot.

Yellow alert has been issued for Vidarbha today. Heavy rains with thunderstorms are expected in some districts of Vidarbha today. Moderate rainfall is also expected in Marathwada, Aurangabad, Jalna, Parbhani, Nanded and Hingoli. Yellow alert has been issued to Aurangabad, Jalna, Parbhani, Nanded and Hingoli in Marathwada. Heavy rains are also expected in North Central Maharashtra. Heavy rains are forecast mainly on the top of Ghat in Nashik. Yellow alert has been issued for Pune, Satara, Kolhapur, Nandurbar, Dhule, Jalgaon and orange alert for Nashik district. Accordingly, the administration has appealed to the citizens to remain vigilant.

Due to continuous flow of water in Palghar district for the second day in a row, rivers and streams in the district are overflowing and due to good rains in the dam area, the water level of the dams has increased. The water capacity of Dhamani and Kavdas dams of Surya project is one hundred percent full. A total of about 17,000 cusecs of water is currently discharged into the Surya River from these two dams. Due to this, all the villages on the banks of Surya river have been alerted. The same Dhamani Dam supplies water to the industrial area of the district as well as to major cities as well as Vasai Virar Municipal Corporation and agriculture. As the dam is full, the problem of drinking water as well as agricultural water has been solved.

Following Bhandardara in Ahmednagar district, Nilwande dam has overflowed and discharges from Nilwande dam into Pravara river basin at a speed of 20,000 cusecs. Villages along the river have been alerted. It has been raining heavily in the catchment area of both the dams for the last few days. After filling both the dams, water was released in Pravara river from yesterday evening. Water release which started at a speed of 30,000 cusecs last night, has reached 20,000 cusecs in the morning and the Pravara river has started overflowing. Many families living near the Pravara river have been relocated and the administration has decided to close the small bridges on the river to traffic.

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