Rains uproot tree in Mumbai, four injured

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted intermittent showers and thundershowers on Tuesday.

| Mumbai | Published: June 21, 2016 2:07:17 am

The first day of monsoon saw some injuries in the city, with four persons getting injured after a tree fell on some hutments and a slab collapsing on a 42-year-old man, the disaster management department said.

Unlike the first day of the pre-monsoon showers, no water-logging was reported in the city on Monday.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted intermittent showers and thundershowers on Tuesday.

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A portion of the roof of a single-storey structure in the Hazrabai chawl in Dharavi collapsed on Kiran Ram Malik, who suffered minor injuries.

A total of nine cases of tree fall were reported, of which three were in the island city, three in the eastern and three in the western suburbs. In one of the incidents in the eastern suburbs, a tree fell on five-six hutments. Four people suffered minor injuries. All of them have been admitted to the Rajawadi hospital and are in stable condition.

According to the last-updated figures of the IMD, the Colaba weather station recorded a rainfall of 24.2 mm while the Santacruz station recorded traces. The maximum temperature at Colaba was recorded as 27.3 degree Celsius and minimum as degree Celsius. At Santacruz, 29.3 degree Celsius was recorded as the highest temperature and 23.2 degree Celsius as the lowest.

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