A team of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) resumed the operation on Sunday to recover bodies from the gorge where a bus fell into on its way to Mahabaleshwar in Maharashtra’s Raigad district.
According to reports, twenty-five bodies have been recovered so far.
Rescue efforts were severely hampered by heavy rains lashing the area.
On Saturday, a bus carrying 34 staff members of an agriculture university fell into a 500-feet deep gorge at Ambenali Ghat near Poladpur town in Raigad district of Maharashtra, killing 33 passengers.
The bus was on its way to Mahabaleshwar, a hill station in Satara district, for a picnic, when the driver lost control over the vehicle while negotiating a turn and fell into the gorge.
All passengers on the bus were all staff of Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth in Dapoli town.