CM Uddhav Thackeray, LoP Devendra Fadnavis Inspect Flood Damage in Kolhapur

CM Uddhav Thackeray, LoP Devendra Fadnavis Inspect Flood Damage in Kolhapur

Following floods across Kolhapur, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray visited the flood-impacted Nrusinhawadi village in Shirol, Kolhapur. Former CM and Leader of Opposition (LoP) Devendra Fadnavis was also present at the location to inspect the damage. 

The two leaders met briefly to discuss the damage caused by the flooding. As per the State Emergency Operation Center, 213 people lost their lives across Maharashtra due to excessive rains and the subsequent flooding. 

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The State Management Unit mentioned that a total of 308 relief camps have been set up at Sangli and Kolhapur to undertake rescue operations in impacted regions. Meanwhile, the Indian Army and Air Force are assisting ground staff in Ratnagiri and Kolhapur. 

The State Disaster Management Unit said on Wednesday that more than 16 National Disaster Relief Force (NDRF) teams have been sent to Thane, Ratnagiri, Satara, Sangli, and Sindhugarh. 

NDRF Assistant Commandant Vikram said, “Six NDRF teams have been deployed in Kolhapur. We're working with civil & district administration. The water level has reduced by 2 feet, but is still at danger level.”

Additionally, two Mi-17V5s and two Mi-17s have been deployed by the Indian Air Force (IAF) to assist with flood relief. 

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