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US News torrential rains in India: at least 150 dead and 150,000 evacuates

00:40  25 july  2021
00:40  25 july  2021 Source:   lepoint.fr

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At least 112 people have died in the western Indian state of Maharashtra, authorities have said, after torrential monsoon rains caused landslides and flooded low-lying areas, cutting off hundreds of villages. Parts of India ’s west coast received up to 594mm (23in) of rainfall over 24 hours, forcing authorities to evacuate people from vulnerable areas as they released water from dams that were threatening to overflow. “Unexpected very heavy rainfall triggered landslides in many places and flooded rivers,” Uddhav Thackeray, the chief minister of Maharashtra’s state government, said on

Monsoon flooding in southern and western India has led to more than 140 deaths , state officials say, with hundreds of thousands of people evacuated from their homes. Nearly half the reported deaths have occurred in the south-western state of Kerala. More than 140 dead in India floods.

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D E mud and debris to the knees, rescuers attended Saturday, July 24 to find Survivors after the heavy rains of monsoon accompanied by landslides, landlides and floods that have made at least 115 deaths in western India. Nearly 150,000 people have to be evacuated across the country and dozens of people were always missing in the vicinity of Bombay, the main financial center of the country and the capital of the Maharashtra State where almost all deaths have been registered.

In the small locality located on Taliye hillside, south of this agglomeration of twenty million souls, only two concrete structures are still standing after a mud casting thursday, July 22 in minutes of the dozens of houses, told the AFP witnesses of the disaster. "It happened so fast," loose one of them, Dilip Pandey. "There was a sound that happened at full speed and the village simply collapsed".

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The devastation in India comes after heavy rain across China and western Europe, as well as heatwaves in the US and searing heat in the UK, raising fresh fears about the impact of climate change. At least 125 people have died in India after torrential downpours caused severe floods and landslides - burying homes and submerging streets. The state of Maharashtra has been hit by its heaviest July rainfall in 40 years, with unrelenting deluges lasting for days. Four landslides in the Raigad and Ratnagiri region claimed 54 lives, with up to 1, 000 more people becoming trapped on top

At least 112 people have died in the western Indian state of Maharashtra, authorities said on Friday, after torrential monsoon rains caused landslides and flooded low-lying areas, cutting off hundreds of villages. Parts of India 's west coast received up to 594 millimeters (23 inches) of rainfall over 24 hours, forcing authorities to evacuate people from vulnerable areas as they released water from dams that were threatening to overflow. "Unexpected very heavy rainfall triggered landslides in many places and flooded rivers," Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, who heads Maharashtra's state government, told

The rescue teams have tried hours during release of possible survivors but have not yet been able to extract that lifeless bodies, with the disarray of the relatives of the villagers. A watercourse, the saviti, has come out of its bed, making the city of Mahad completely inaccessible, whose inhabitants had risen in the upper floors and on the roofs to protect themselves. In the seaside resort of Mahabaleshwar, about 60 centimeters of rain fell in 24 hours - until Friday morning -, according to the meteorological services. Neighborhoods of Chiplun, 250 km from Bombay, were drowned Thursday under up to six meters of water.

"Huge Damage"

The Chief of the Maharashtra Government, Uddhav Thackeray, pointed out that emergency services struggled to reach neighborhoods of this locality now isolated, due to the state of roads and damage to bridges. by floods. The Navy mobilized seven teams with inflatable canoes as well as specialized divers and a helicopter to heliciple the victims of bad weather.

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Rescue teams in India struggled through thick sludge and debris on Saturday to reach dozens of submerged homes as the death toll from landslides and accidents caused by torrential monsoon rain rose to 125. Maharashtra state is being hit by the heaviest rain in July in four decades, experts say. "Around 90, 000 people were rescued from flood affected areas," the Maharashtra government said in a statement, as authorities released water from overflowing dams. Thousands of trucks were stuck for more than 24 hours on a highway linking Mumbai with the southern technology hub of Bengaluru, with

Indian environmentalists have warned that climate change and indiscriminate construction in fragile coastal regions could lead to more disasters. "The rain fury that lashed Mahabaleshwar is a strong warning against any more tampering with the ecologically fragile Western Ghats," environment economist Devendra Sharma said on Twitter referring to the range of hills along India 's west Rescue teams in India struggled through thick sludge and debris on Saturday to reach dozens of submerged homes as the death toll from landslides and accidents caused by torrential monsoon rain rose to 125.


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the task of rescuers was made difficult by landslides that blocked Road axes, including the motorway between Bombay and Goa, further south. The state of Goa has also experienced the most serious floods in half a century, declared the local authorities. The monsoon made "huge damage" but no dead, assured the leader of his Government Pramod Sawant.

"People have virtually all lost," said the Minister of Health of the State of Goa Vishwajit Rane, indicating that more than 1,000 houses had suffered serious damage. Floods also occurred in the state of Karnataka, also in southwestern India, where three people perished and 9,000 inhabitants were evacuated, official officials said.

Pressure dams

Indian meteorological services have placed several regions of this state in red alert, stating that heavy rainfall should continue in the coming days. At the torrential rains of monsoon, were added high coefficient tides and water releases of several dams put under pressure by the accumulation of reserves, on its side indicates the Government of Maharashtra. Floods and landslides are common in India during the monsoon season (June-September), which often sees old buildings collapse after uninterrupted rainy days.

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Officials in India say at least 150 people have died in flash flooding and landslides caused by monsoonal rains as rescue teams desperately try to reach cut-off towns and villages in the country's north. Helicopters and close to 10, 000 soldiers from India 's military have been deployed to rescue tourists and pilgrims after torrential rains hit large areas of northern states Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh. The waters have caused landslides, swept hundreds of houses away and destroyed key road networks.

MUMBAI (Reuters) - At least 112 people have died in the western Indian state of Maharashtra, authorities said on Friday, after torrential monsoon rains caused landslides and flooded low-lying areas, cutting off hundreds of villages. Parts of India 's west coast received up to 594 mm (23 inches) of People use their mobile phones to take pictures of a collapsed building following rains in Mumbai, India , July 23, 2021. REUTERS/Stringer. At least 38 people were killed in Taliye, 180 km (about 110 miles) southeast of the financial capital Mumbai, when a landslide flattened most of the small village

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the authorities announced Friday the death of four people during the night in the collapse of a building of a slum of Bombay, less than a week After 34 people were crushed by the fall of a wall, consecutive to a land slide due to precipitation. The rains also provoked the flooding of a water treatment center, interrupting the distribution of water in "most of the neighborhoods of Bombay," announced the municipal authorities.

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© AFP O nze people died in the east of the India after torrential rains which have taken away homes and provoked landslides, Bearing the balance of monsoon rains in the country to more than 230 deaths, announced the authorities on Saturday. Diluvian rains that swept the country hit the state of Western Bengal (East), causing widespread destruction.

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