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India – Monsoon floods (media, IMD) (ECHO Daily Flash of 05 August 2019)

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  • Additional intense monsoon rains since 2 August have resulted in flooding across Maharashtra state, killing 4 and leading to the evacuation of hundreds. All major rivers are at danger level.

  • Flooding has been reported in Pune, Nashik, Thane and Plaghar and Mumbai. Heavy to very heavy rains are predicted until 9 August. The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) is leading the response.