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Heavy rains in Kolhapur, water level of rivers rises

Press Trust of India  |  Kolhapur (Maha) 

city and parts of the district witnessed heavy rains today, which led to swelling of major rivers.

Talukas located in the western parts of the district, including Gaganbawda, Chandgad, Radhanagari, Panhala, were lashed by heavy showers, that affected the normal life in these parts.

As a result of the continuous downpour, the water level of Panchganga river that flows near city has been rising steadily. Water-logging in low-lying areas in the city affected the normal life to some extent.

Due to the heavy rains, 32 type (KT) weirs have started overflowing, leading to complete disruption of to seven villages.

The pass has been shut for vehicles following incidents of landslides.

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First Published: Thu, July 12 2018. 20:40 IST