Last updated: August 10, 2022, 14:30 IST
Heavy rainfall and flooding have been observed in the western districts of Maharashtra in the past two days, prompting Kolhapur University to suspend exams for Wednesday and Thursday. After heavy rainfall, the water level of Panchganga River in Kolhapur has exceeded the warning sign, district authorities said.
Some roads in Kolhapur district were closed after flooding in some parts, officials from the Public Works Department said. At 10 a.m. Wednesday, the water level of the Panchganga River at the Rajaram reservoir reached 40.2 feet, as opposed to the warning level of 39 feet and the danger mark of 43 feet, officials of the district’s disaster management cell said.
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Due to heavy rainfall and subsequent flooding in Kolhapur, Sangli and Satara districts, Kolhapur University’s exams scheduled for August 10-11 have been suspended, the district administration said in a statement.
The new timetable will be announced later, the organization said.
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