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JUHU BEACH NEWS

Mumbai: In two days, BMC removes 18,000 kg of tar balls from Juhu, Versova beaches

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.

Mumbai: 6,000 kg of slimy tarballs removed from Juhu beach over two days

August 06, 2021 8:47 pm

Annual phenomena but unusually large and widespread this year, say experts

Blue bottle jellyfish back on Mumbai’s Juhu beach, experts warn visitors to avoid contact

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

Mumbai: 'Blue tide' spotted along Juhu, Devgad, Ratnagiri beaches

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.

Mumbai: Amid coastal reclamation, 2,000 sq metre foreshore off Juhu beach goes under water

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.

Tarballs make an appearance at Juhu beach yet again

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.

Teen, 29-yr-old woman drown at Mumbai's Juhu Chowpatty beach

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.

Mumbai: BMC cleans Juhu Beach, lifts 430 tonnes of garbage

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.

24-yr-old salesman drowns, body washes up at Juhu

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.

Permission to construct casting yard at Juhu beach illegal: Bombay High Court

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”.

JUHU BEACH PHOTOS

30-foot-long dead whale washed ashore on Juhu beach

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.

Mumbai's beach clean-up drive a day after Ganpati Visarjan

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.