September 04, 2021 3:21 pm
While deposits of tar along Juhu beach at high tide are common during the monsoon, experts said their volume was unusually large and widespread this year.
August 06, 2021 8:47 pm
Annual phenomena but unusually large and widespread this year, say experts
August 03, 2021 12:53 pm
Blue bottle jellyfish: Every year, the brightly coloured marine hydrozoans get washed onto the shores as a result of the monsoon winds. The sting of the deceptively beautiful creatures can, however, be agonisingly painful
November 27, 2020 12:14 pm
The spectacle occurs when phytoplankton (microscopic marine plants), commonly known as dinoflagellates, produce light through chemical reactions in proteins, said researchers. Waves disturb these unicellular microorganisms and makes them release blue light, they added.
September 16, 2020 5:52 pm
At a time when Mumbai authorities are reclaiming portions of the sea for big ticket infrastructure projects, the sea has come into a 2,000 square metre strip of the foreshore land at Juhu on the west coast.
September 14, 2021 2:01 pm
Tarballs are dark-coloured sticky balls of oil deposits that form when crude oil floats on the ocean surface. They are formed by weathering of crude oil in marine environments and are transported from the open sea to the shores by sea currents and waves.
July 22, 2019 3:09 am
“Around 5.56 pm, the two entered the sea and were pulled in after they lost balance. They were found at around 6.45 pm and rushed to Dr RN Cooper Hospital, where they were declared dead,” an officer said.
June 24, 2019 9:18 am
According to civic officials, they had deployed three beach cleaning machines, four compactors, three tractors with a trolley, one JCB along with more than 100 labourers daily for cleaning the Juhu Beach.
June 19, 2019 3:17 am
According to police, lifeguards saw a man, wearing a black shirt, lying in the water at 9.15 am on Tuesday and rushed him to Cooper Hospital, where he was declared dead upon arrival.
April 27, 2019 8:04 am
On the argument of the state, the bench held that “it may be true that Regulation 8 permits building in CRZ II but the same is only on the landward side of the existing road or landward side of the existing structure”.
January 29, 2016 7:55 pm
A 30 feet dead whale washed ashore on Mumbai’s Juhu beach late on Thursday night. According to reports, night joggers on the beach noticed the whale and informed officials.
September 09, 2014 4:55 pm
After the final day of Ganpati Visarjan in Mumbai, civic officials, school children, NGO members and General Volunteers cleaned up Juhu beach in the city.