Highlights

  • Heavy rains in Vidarbha and Marathwada regions of Maharashtra 
  • Overflowing rivers cause flooding in villages 
  • Loss of man and cattle in excessive showers 

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For the past two days, incessant rains have wreaked havoc in Vidarbha and Marathwada regions of Maharashtra. 10 were killed because of heavy rains, one died after a bus ferrying passengers was swept away on Nagpur-Nanded route. 

10 deaths have been reported in Maharashtra's Marathwada due to heavy rainfall. 

More than 200 farm animals and 28 houses, including thatched ones, were partially or fully damaged as torrential rains continued to lash central Maharashtra. 

Several acres of agricultural crops have been damaged as well.

Separately, one person was reported dead and 3 missing since a bus skid off the road on the Nagpur-Nanded route. 

WATCH: why frequent heavy showers are a cause of concern 

The Indian Meterological Department has sounded a high alert for heavy rainfall in Maharashtra for the 29th and 30th September 

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