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  • 6:43 PM IST
    Pune Rains LIVE: Sinhgad Road, Dhanakwadi, Balajinagar, Ambegaon, Sahakar Nagar, Parvati, Kolhewadi and Kirkatwadi are some of the areas in and around Pune where water-logging was reported.
  • 6:31 PM IST

    Pune Rains LIVE: Although the rainfall stopped on Thursday morning, many houses and residential societies in low-lying areas were inundated. There were also several reports of wall collapse and uprooting of trees, stated an official adding that the flood waters swept away several vehicles.

  • 6:18 PM IST

    Pune Rains LIVE: Earlier today, chief fire officer Prashant Ranpise said that a nine-year-old boy died in a wall collapse incident in the flooded Aranyeshwar area.

  • 6:03 PM IST

    Pune Rains LIVE: A report said that 12 other people, including five women, lost their lives in other rain-related incidents on Thursday.

  • 5:40 PM IST

    Pune Rains LIVE: Superintendent of Police Sandip Patil stated that the five people who were sleeping at a dargah in Khed-Shivapur village, located on the Mumbai-Bengaluru National Highway, were washed away in the downpour.

  • 5:21 PM IST

    Pune Rains LIVE: As of now, four persons are reported as missing. Of the four missing persons, two were from the city and the rest from Purandar tehsil.

  • 5:21 PM IST

    Pune Rains LIVE: Nearly 16,000 people, including those stuck on rooftops and trees, have been rescued from Pune and other parts of the district, said officials.

  • 5:19 PM IST
    Pune Rains LIVE: At least 17 people died in rain-related deaths as on September 26 due to flooding and wall collapse incidents, stated officials.
  • 5:02 PM IST

  • 3:56 PM IST

    Pune Rains LIVE: Chief minister Fadnavis noted that National Disaster Response Force teams have been deployed in Pune and especially in the Baramati tehsil, to provide the needed assistance to those in worst-hit areas.

New Delhi: At least 17 people died in flash floods after torrential rains have thrown life out of gear in Pune on Thursday. Schools and colleges in at least five tehsils including Pune city, Purandar, Baramati, Bhor and Haveli remained shut, District Collector Naval Kishore Ram stated. Also Read - Marathi-speaking Karnataka-Maharashtra Border Areas Should Be Declared as Union Territory, Says Uddhav Thackeray

Earlier this morning, fire brigade officials recovered one more body, near Sahakar Nagar in Pune. Three teams of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) were deployed on Wednesday to conduct search and rescue operations in the flood-affected areas of the city. Also Read - Sharad Pawar Warns Centre To Take Back Farm Laws As Massive Crowd Turns Up in Mumbai's Farmers Rally

Six bodies have been recovered from under the debris of a compound wall that collapsed yesterday due to heavy rains in Tangewali colony of Aranyeshwar area of Pune, fire brigade officials said. Another body was found inside a car that was floating in floodwater on Sinhagad road.

The rains have wreaked havoc in the South and Southwest part of the city like Katraj which was completely inundated in floods. Moreover, Bibawewadi area received 112 mm rain in just 3 hours yesterday. In Dattawadi most of the houses near a canal had water gushing in suddenly.

The flash floods due to the downpour caused major damage to the property as well as animals in the district. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) had forecasted severe thunderstorm in Mumbai and adjoining areas in Maharashtra on Wednesday.

The heavy rainfall is likely to continue till the weekend, while the intensity is expected to reduce by the end of September 27, Friday.