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India - Landslides and floods (IMD, FloodList, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 19 July 2021)

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  • Landslides and floods caused by heavy monsoon rains affected Mumbai City (Maharashtra State, western coast of India) on 17-18 July, resulting in casualties.
  • According to media reports, up to 33 people have died, with others injured. Search and rescue operations are ongoing.
  • Several parts of the city have been damaged or destroyed and there are extensive water and power shortages.
  • Red warnings for heavy rain have been issued for the central-western coast of India, including Mumbai. Heavy to very heavy rain is forecast over Maharashtra on 19-20 July.