According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), Mumbai, Colaba received 0.2 mm of rainfall till 8.30 pm on Thursday. Parts of Mumbai, including Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus and Lalbaug, also received light showers.
On July 9, Manisha Bhoir, a municipal school peon, had died after the bike she was riding pillion skidded over potholes in Shivaji Nagar. After multiple protests and several warnings by the authorities, some stretches of the road were repaired.
Around 168 incidents of treefall have been reported in Mumbai city, out of which 60 are in the island city, 37 in the eastern suburbs and 71 in the western suburbs. However, no casualties have been reported till now.
Mumbai Rains: Western railway has shut its services at Bandra, following point failure and also due to waterlogging on the tracks. All Western railway trains from Bandra towards the city have been stopped.
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Tuesday's rainfall in Mumbai is unexpected in the month of August. Once the rain stops what is required is a good drainage system for an exit. Unfortunately, in Mumbai also the drainage networks are not very good.