Maharashtra’s Tansa Dam Near Overflow Mark, 33 Villages Put On Alert
Thirty-three villages on the banks of the Tansa river in Thane and Palghar districts have been on Tuesday placed on alert following heavy rains, an official stated.
Santosh Kadam, chief of (*33*) Regional Disaster Management Cell, stated a dam within the neighborhood was in peril of overflowing, which in flip may trigger the river to flood.
“A total of 18 villages from Thane and 15 in Palghar have been put on alert. These areas are in Sahapur, Bhiwandi, Wada and Vasai talukas. The present level of the Tansa Dam is 125.55 MTHD while the overflow mark is 128.63 MTHD. We have been told by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, which owns the dam, to intimate villagers,” he stated.