Amid flood crisis in Maharashtra, CM Uddhav Thackeray cancels birthday celebration

Mumbai: Rain has caused both heavy losses of life and property in Maharashtra. The weather department says that the state is receiving the worst rainfall of the last 40 years these days. Entire Maharashtra is reeling under floods due to this rain because of which 228 people have died since June this year. Around 28 people have died in the last 24 hours while 149 people have died in the last 72 hours. Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray is scheduled to visit the Koynanagar area of Satara district today. In fact, it is among the districts where the worst and worst devastation has occurred.

On the other hand, the CM Office has said, "21 districts of the state have been affected by heavy rains at present. In view of this, Uddhav has decided not to celebrate his birthday on July 27. In fact, the Chief Minister's Office has recently stated that "heavy rains in Satara district have caused landslides in Patan tehsil." Uddhav will leave for Pune by helicopter from the Koynanagar area to take stock of the loss of life and dignity. It is further stated that he will then visit the relief camp at Zilla Parishad Primary School in Koynanagar at 11:40 pm to meet the flood-affected people.

The Chief Minister will also hold an important meeting of the district administration at 12:15 pm. Maharashtra has received about 34% more rainfall since the beginning of June. The Meteorological Department says that Maharashtra was expected to receive 469.8 mm monsoon rainfall by July 25, but in fact, 34% more, or 629.7 mm, has been recorded.

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