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Raigad Landslide Kills 5, Shinde at Site; Heavy Downpour Alert in Mumbai Region
Effect of Mumbai Rain
At least five people were killed as 50 families got trapped under rubble after landslide in Khalapur’s Irsalvadi village on the intervening night of Wednesday and Thursday amid incessant rainfall
some people have been rescued but many are still trapped. State ministers Dada Bhuse and Uday Samant are at the spot, while NDRF is executing the relief work
several people are feared dead, while some escaped unhurt. Officials said that many people are still trapped amid the heavy rainfall, making it difficult to carry on the rescue operation in speed.
Raigad district collector Yogesh Mhase said, “Reaching the location requires a two-hour climb, which poses a significant challenge for us."
The incident, which took place between 11:30 pm and 12 am, is said to have hit hard the people settled on the side on the Morbe Dam in Raigad district.
According to information by Uday Samant, nearly 46-50 houses are located in Irsalvadi, of which 25 people have been evacuated safely amid the continuous downpour.
Divisional commissioner Mahendra Kalyankar said that he held a video conference of all officers around midnight and also received a call from CM Shinde.
According to information from the spot, four people, among the estimated 60 trapped, have already died. A large number of cattle are also under the debris. The chief minister has reached Irsalgarh.
Maharashtra deputy chief miniser Devendra Fadnavis said that heavy rain and darkness initially hampered the relief effort, but it is now picking up speed.