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113 killed in western India landslides, monsoon flooding

Days of landslides and flooding triggered by heavy monsoon rain have killed at least 113 people and injured 50 in India’s western Maharashtra state

7/25/2021 4:01:00 PM

Days of landslides and flooding triggered by heavy monsoon rain have killed at least 113 people and injured 50 in India ’s western Maharashtra state.

Days of landslides and flooding triggered by heavy monsoon rain have killed at least 113 people and injured 50 in India ’s western Maharashtra state

The Associated PressThis photograph provided by India's National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) shows NDRF personnel recovering the body of a landslide victim at Ratnagiri in the western Indian state of Maharashtra, Sunday, July 25, 2021. Officials say landslides and flooding triggered by heavy monsoon rain have killed more than 100 people in western India. (National Disaster Response Force via AP)

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NEW DELHI -- Days of landslides and flooding triggered by heavy monsoon rains in western India’s Maharashtra state killed at least 113 people and injured 50, officials said Sunday, as rescuers scrambled to find at least 100 missing.A government spokesperson, Sandhya Garware, said over 130,000 people were rescued from nearly 900 affected villages across the state. Many were stranded on rooftops or atop buses on highways. India’s navy also said it deployed helicopters to evacuate stranded people and sent rescue teams with boats to the region.

Officials said one of the worst-hit villages was Talai, 270 kilometers (168 miles) south of Mumbai, the capital of Maharashtra state and also India’s financial and entertainment hub.The village of 59 households was buried by a massive landslide on Thursday, state official Sagar Pathak said. Rescuers recovered two more bodies on Sunday, bringing the number of villagers killed to 42, with around the same number still missing. Pathak said inclement weather, difficult terrain and large debris were hampering rescue efforts. headtopics.com

Authorities deployed hundreds of rescuers to the affected areas to locate missing people and take the stranded to safety, with scores of soldiers assisting.Disasters caused by landslides and flooding are common in India during the June-September monsoon season, when heavy rains weaken the foundations of structures that are often poorly built. The monsoon is crucial for rain-fed crops planted during the season, but the rain often causes extensive damage and kills scores of people each year.

Last weekend, more than 30 people were killed in landslides triggered by heavy monsoon rain in and around Mumbai. Read more: ABC News »

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113 killed in western India landslides, monsoon floodingNEW DELHI (AP) — Days of landslides and flooding triggered by heavy monsoon rains in western India ’s Maharashtra state killed at least 113 people and injured 50, officials said Sunday, as rescuers scrambled to find at least 100 missing. Sorry Have we become so callous that you are posting pictures of dead bodies directly to thousands of people?

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