Hundreds of people were shifted in Ulhas, Kalyan, Badlapur due to rivers crossing the danger mark. Thane News – Times of India

THANE: Thane district administration shifted hundreds of residents of Badlapur, Kalyan, Ulhasnagar, Bhiwandi and Ambernath Torrential on Wednesday, after triple rains in safe places exultationThe Valdhuni, Bhatsa, Kalu and Kamwari rivers will cross the danger mark.
Ulhasnagar and Ambernath recorded 114 mm of rain in the 24 hours ending 10 am on Wednesday. Meanwhile, Kalyan recorded 138 mm of rain in the 24 hours ending 6 pm, while Dombivli received the highest rainfall in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region at 148 mm.
Chief Minister Eknath Shinde said, “People have been shifted to safer places where necessary. Remedial plans have been made to avoid inconvenience to citizens. Our system is on alert in all districts.” He said that he has given instructions to the Divisional Commissioners, Collectors, Chief Secretary. SDRF And NDRF To be alert.
Officials reported heavy rains in Thane district, including the hilly areas of Kasara, Karjat, Neral and Khopoli where the rivers originate. These rivers pass through Badlapur and Ambernath and flow into the bay at Kalyan. Heavy rains from 1.30 pm to 4.30 pm as well as high tide caused a flood-like situation, he said.
In Badlapur, civic officials said they shifted at least 300 people from Sonivali and Hendrepada to BSUP buildings.
Badlapur Municipal Council Chief Executive Officer Yogesh Godse said, “The Ulhas river crossed the danger level of 17.5 meters in Badlapur around 5 pm. Fortunately, the rain subsided thereafter and the high tide receded.”
Earlier in the day, at 9 am, the water level in Ulhas river reached 16.8 metres, crossing the danger mark of 16.5 metres. Bhagwat Sonawane of the Ambernath Fire Brigade said, “We have shifted people and asked people living nearby to be on alert.”
Meanwhile, 60 families of Morya Nagar in Kalyan’s Kamba village, near Ulhas river, were shifted after water entered their homes.
In Ulhasnagar, water-logging was observed in some low-lying areas, especially in Karotiya Nagar and Shanti Nagar, which are close to the Waldhuni river. “The municipal disaster team is on alert mode and has deployed personnel in several low-lying areas,” Additional Municipal Commissioner Jamir Lengrekar said in a statement.
Meanwhile, traffic on NH 61 near Kalyan was affected due to inundation of Raita bridge over Ulhas river. In Kalyan’s Ashok Nagar and Shivaji Nagar, around 200 families living close to the Waldhuni river took shelter in neighboring areas and some in a school after water entered their homes. In Kalyan’s Adivli and Dhokli, some people used ropes to wade through the water.