Pune rains updates: 17 killed after heavy rainfall, more showers expected in next 48 hours

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Updated:Sep 26, 2019 10:25:48 pm

Pune Rains, Heavy Rains in Pune Updates: At least 17 people have lost their lives and over 16,000 have been rescued as so far.

Pune rains live updates, Pune rains forecastSeventeen people died in Pune after heavy rains lash city on Wednesday evening.

Pune rains updates: At least 17 people have lost their lives in separate incidents in Pune after heavy rains battered the Maharashtra information technology hub on Wednesday night. At least nine people went missing amid heavy rainfall in the city. The authorities have launched search operations to locate them. The NDRF and state disaster management teams have been rescued and shifted over 16,000 from water-logged areas of the city to safer places. Although rains have stopped, several low-lying areas continue to be inundated. The city is likely to receive fresh spell of rains in the coming days with the next 48 hours being tagged as extremely crucial.

On Wednesday, several low-lying areas the city were flooded, throwing normal life out of gear. Water-logging was reported in Sinhgad Road, Dhanakwadi, Balajinagar, Ambegaon, Sahakar Nagar, Parvati, Kolhewadi and Kirkatwadi. In view of the bad weather, the Pune administration has declared holiday on Thursday in all schools and colleges in Purandar, Baramati, Bhor and Haveli tehsil. Also, the Pune University has declared holiday for all its affiliated schools and colleges.

More than six people were killed after a wall collapsed in Sahakar Nagar area following heavy rainfall on Wednesday. Fire Brigade chief Prashant Ranpise said that officials are helping the people stranded in flooded areas. In Kshitij Society of Bibwewadi region, a tree collapsed of parked vehicles causing heavy damages. In Hinjewadi and Wakad, rains caused heavy traffic jam in the evening. Several commuters including employees of major IT companies were left stranded for hours.

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    11:44 (IST)26 Sep 2019
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    08:55 (IST)26 Sep 2019
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    08:38 (IST)26 Sep 2019
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    08:24 (IST)26 Sep 2019
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    08:24 (IST)26 Sep 2019
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    08:18 (IST)26 Sep 2019
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    08:10 (IST)26 Sep 2019
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    08:07 (IST)26 Sep 2019
    Pune rains news: One found dead on Sinhagad road

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