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Unseasonal rains wreaked havoc in Maharashtra, eight people lost their lives, 10,000 farmers were affected

Pankaj Prasad
Unseasonal rain in Maharashtra
Unseasonal rain in Maharashtra

In Nanded district of Maharashtra, three people died due to unseasonal rains this week.

In Nanded district of Maharashtra, three people died due to unseasonal rains this week. This rain has affected about ten thousand farmers. The Revenue Department has issued an FIR report on the damage caused by rains in several areas of Maharashtra on 25 and 26 April.

According to this report, the Marathwada region, which includes Jalna, Aurangabad, Parbhani, Hingoli, Nanded, Latur, Osmanabad and Beed districts, received 2.4 mm of rain on April 25 and 4.6 mm on April 26.

Highest rainfall in Nanded

Nanded received maximum rainfall of 10.1 and 10.8 mm in these two days. The official said that due to this unseasonal rain, three people died in Nanded. While eight people were injured, one from Beed, three from Parbhani and four from Nanded. According to reports, about 10,000 farmers and 5,487.7 hectares of land have been affected in Nanded district.

animals also lost their lives

As per the preliminary damage report, 42 cattle have died in Parbhani, 16 in Nanded, eight in Beed, three in Latur, five in Jalna and one in Osmanabad. Apart from this, 1,020 chickens also lost their lives in this unseasonal rain in Osmanabad. A pucca house and six huts were destroyed in this rain and storm. As per reports, 20 houses have been partially damaged in these two days.

As per rules, the damage caused due to this rain will be inspected and a final damage report will be prepared to facilitate compensation.