Maharashtra: 48 hours incessant downpour followed by a dam breach late last night in Chiplun taluka, Ratnagiri district in Maharashtra, resulted in six death. 18 people are missing and three bodies have been recovered so far. The number of death and missing may increase, officials said.
Tiware dam, developed cracks in the evening and ruptured all of a sudden and flooded villages in no time.
A dozen houses near the dam were washed away. Rescue operations are on. National Disaster Management team, police as well as volunteers have reached the spot.