Ratnagiri

The cyclonic storm "Kyarr" is likely to bring very heavy to extremely heavy rains in coastal districts of Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg in Maharashtra in the next 12 hours and also cause strong winds, the Met office said on Friday.

As several more people are feared dead in the incident, the search operation launched by the teams of police and the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) is still on, an official said.