Pune District Asks Private Companies To Ensure Work From Home Due To This Reason
Pune has seen heavy rains the last few days and accordingly schools and junior colleges have been shut till July 16.
Corporates asked to allow WFH
The Pune Municipal Corporation has appealed to private companies to allow staff to work from home for the next couple days.
The IMD has forecast rains of varying intensity in different districts across the state till the weekend, with Red or Orange alerts in Palghar, Thane, Mumbai, Raigad, Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, Pune, Satara, Nashik, Kolhapur.
The death toll has also been climbing as a result of the severe weather as torrential rains continued to lash large parts of Maharashtra.
Six persons travelling in an SUV in Nagpur were washed away while crossing a small bridge over the heavily flooded Bhrahmanmari Nalla.
Three bodies have been retrieved from the flood waters, a search is underway to recover the others missing.
A hill-slide along with several boulders tumbling down, was reported on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad Highway which choked traffic for several hours.
A minor landslide was reported at Moroshi on the Kalyan-Murbad Road, disrupting traffic for a couple of hours.
In Mumbai, waterlogging was reported from several parts resulting in vehicular snarls, diversions, and delays.
As Palghar continued to be clobbered with heavy rains, the district administration ordered the closure of all schools for Wednesday-Thursday to prevent further tragedies.