Mumbai, July 26: Heavy rainfall in states like Maharashtra, Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh has triggered landslides and floods in many areas.
The death toll in rain-related incidents in Maharashtra rose to 164 on Monday after the recovery of 11 more bodies in Raigad and two each in Wardha and Akola, while 100 people were still missing, the state government said.
So far, 2,29,074 persons have been evacuated from the affected areas, the government said in a statement.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray had to cancel his visit to the flood-hit Patan taluka in Satara district on Monday due to rough weather, an official said.
Thackeray was to take a helicopter from Pune to Koynanagar and conduct an aerial survey of the affected areas. He was also scheduled to meet the affected people at a shelter camp set up at a zilla parishad school in Koynanagar. An official in the Chief…