Floods in many parts of the Indian state Maharashtra have killed over 20 people, over the past three days. It has forced over 20,000 people to evacuate. On Sunday evening alone, 10 people were swept away in the floods. Though the loss to property has not been ascertained, awaiting the water to recede in many parts in the state, armed forces have roped in for rescue operations
The worst affected regions are the districts of Nanded, Hingoli and Buldhana. The river Godavari is still swelling, and the Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh warned that
The river has crossed the danger level and is flowing at 357 metres. If meteorological forecast of heavy to very heavy rains in the next 24 hours comes true, then the river might swell beyond the 358-metre mark.
Via: DNA India