Heavy rainfall in maharashta has resulted in a very sad incident, Tiware dam in Maharashtra’s Ratnagiri gave up to intense rainfall. Due to which twelve houses near the dam washed away resulting in the loss of 6 life’s and 20 still missing.
The rescue operations are being carried out by the Civil administration, police and volunteers. According to the locals the breach of the dam occurred around 10 pm on Tuesday. The breach happened due to the heavy rains over the last two days.
Officials fear the number of people missing could increase. Ratnagiri police informed, that the Tiware dam on a rivulet in Chiplun had started developing cracks after Tuesday evening. Before villagers downstream could be alerted, the dam developed a rupture flooding the villages and hamlets within minutes.
Soon the authorities called in the NDRF teams stationed in the neighbouring Sindhudurg district and those from the Pune headquarters of 5th Battalion of the NDRF, to run the rescue operation. According to ANI 6 bodies have been recovered till now.
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