Over two lakh five thousand citizens evacuated from Pune division

NPnews24 Online Pune: Due to the floods in Pune, Satara, Sangli, Kolhapur and Solapur, around 2,05,499 have been evacuated till now.

The worst flood-hit districts were Kolhapur and Sangli. Help has been sent to the affected-places from Pune, Mumbai and Dhule districts.

Food is also being provided the the flood-affected people with the help of helicopters and essential commodities are also being supplied.

A helicopter, along with the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and the Navy, has been deployed to evacuate the civilians and two helicopters have been sent from Mumbai.

The water level in Kolhapur is decreasing. However, in Sangli, it has increased.  Solapur district administration has send 20 boats to Sangli. In Kolhapur, 140 jawans and 20 boats have been sent.

The Mumbai-Bengaluru highway is also closed to traffic due to floods in Kolhapur.