August 10, 2022

A 60-year-old man from the Katkari tribal neighborhood died after his kutcha home collapsed within the wee hours of Tuesday in Jambhulpada, Katkari Wadi, in Uran. The deceased was sleeping alongside together with his spouse and a son in the home when it collapsed resulting from heavy rainfall.

In response to an official from Uran Tehshil’s workplace, the opposite two family members escaped unharmed with minor accidents. Prima facie the rationale for the collapse of the home is believed to be the heavy rainfall. The deceased was recognized as Ram Katkari.

Bhausaheb Andhare, Tehsildar from Uran Taluka mentioned that the incident befell round 2 am on Tuesday once they have been sleeping in the home. Quickly after the incident, an area Asha employee of the Katkari neighborhood reached the spot and supplied needed help to the household. Later a workforce from the Tehsil workplace visited the household. “I additionally visited the Jambhulpada within the morning and met the household and neighbours to know the state of affairs,” mentioned Andhare. He added, “There are six-seven extra homes which can be just like one which collapsed on Tuesday night time and we now have recommended both shifting to their kinfolk or government-run shelter houses until there’s a forecast of heavy rainfall.” In the meantime, the district administration has assured the villagers to supply the required help to them.

For the previous week, the Raigad district has been getting heavy rainfall. Within the final 24 hours, the Uran taluka obtained greater than 150 mm of rainfall. Even the general rainfall throughout this monsoon is round 932 mm which is greater than the earlier yr of 764 mm of rainfall. As per the district administration, within the final 24 hours, at the least six kutcha homes and 4 pakka homes have totally collapsed. As well as, round 76 homes each kutcha and pakka homes, partially collapsed within the district resulting from heavy rainfall.

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