At least 8 people are still reported missing, and 52 people are undergoing treatment in various hospitals in Mumbai and the districts, said the SDMA.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a red alert for Mumbai in the backdrop of heavy rains, a BMC official said.
Thackeray also announced a compensation of Rs 500,000 to kin of each of the deceased 11 persons, mostly minors, who perished in the house collapse - the first major monsoon-related tragedy in Mumbai this year.
The incident took place around 11.15 pm on Wednesday at the New Collector Compound on Abdul Hamid Road in the Malwani area, he said.
Large parts of Mumbai, Thane, Palghar, Raigad witnessed heavy rain, inundating several low-lying areas, barely a fortnight after the city survived the Cyclone Tauktae devastation.
On Friday morning, Mumbai woke up to unexpected showers due to the formation of a low-pressure area in the Arabian Sea. This unexpected rain in the month of December has now triggered a funny meme fest on Twitter. Netizens are sharing their hilarious take on the Mumbai Rains. The Indian Meteorological Department stated, “Along with Mumbai, […]
Mumbai: Heavy rains pounded Mumbai, Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) and coastal Konkan for the second consecutive day, hitting suburban train services and disrupting normal life, officials said. In a rare development, many parts of south Mumbai like Churchgate, Marine Lines, Marine Drive, Kalbadevi, Dongri, Byculla, Mazagaon, Parel, Dadar and surroundings witnessed heavy waterlogging, throwing the […]
Mumbai: The monsoon officially arrived in Mumbai on Saturday and hit the city and other parts of Maharashtra with full fury, disrupting flights, the suburban train system and road traffic, besides claiming two lives, officials said. The Indian Meteorological Department has forecast heavy rains with thundershowers in the city and suburbs over the next 48 […]
Mumbai: As incessant downpour lashed Mumbai, the city airport saw many flight disruptions since morning, airport officials said. Due to heavy winds and downpour since morning, six to seven flights had to do go-arounds while landing, and four to five flights were diverted to nearby airports, including an Indigo Guwahati-Mumbai flight to Ahmadabad, airport officials […]
Mumbai: Torrential rains lashed Mumbai, Thane, Palghar, Raigad and other parts of Maharashtra for the fourth consecutive day, severely affecting normal life and also paralysed local train and bus services in the state capital. Many parts of Mumbai and suburbs were inundated with upto three to four feet of water, on the highways, main and […]