SEE PICS! Heavy rains cause floods in Ratnagiri, Chiplun region

By Lokmat English Desk | Published: July 22, 2021 02:56 PM2021-07-22T14:56:29+5:302021-07-22T14:56:29+5:30

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It has been raining heavily in Konkan for the last two days and this has affected Chiplun area the most. Chiplun's ST depot has completely submerged under water. People were spotted sitting on the roof the buses.

In Chiplun, trees have collapsed due to rains in many places and many houses have been severely damaged.

Chiplun's main market has also been submerged and many shops have been flooded.

The ground floor of the market stalls has been submerged in water. NDRF teams are now starting to arrive in Chiplun.

Many villages in Chiplun have been flooded and houses have also been submerged.

The Chiplun market has turned into a river. Extreme levels of flood danger were announced in at least two places.

It has been raining heavily in Konkan for the last two to three days and it' affected Chiplun area the most.

In view of the flood situation in Chiplun, it has become very important to deliver relief work here immediately and the help of helicopters will also be taken, said Minister Wadettiwar.

Even in the main city, the water level have risen at many places.

This is the situation in Chiplun market last night. Picture of the whole shop going under water.

In many places the water level has risen and in some places up to 12 feet of water has accumulated.

The speed of the water also appears to be intense. There is a possibility of loss of life.

Floods have disrupted normal lives of many people.

Unprecedented situation is being witnessed in Chiplun. The administration has also been alerted and relief work has begun.

Even in the main urban area of Chiplun, many societies have been flooded to the ground floor.