Meanwhile, in Maharashtra the rains have come late but it’s a deluge now. The coastal Konkan stretch continues to be lashed by heavy rains. There are reports of flooding from Chiplun, Ratnagiri, Khed and Rajapur. Three rivers Savitri, Arjuna and Vashisht are overflowing.
Pune was also lashed by showers and the low-lying areas of Pimpri-Chinchwad have been evacuated. The Met department has predicted more rains in the next 24 hours. Heavy rainfall is also likely to hit parts of Marathwada and Vidarbha where the monsoon has been slack till now.