Updated: July 6, 2022 10:32:23 pm
Mumbai rains live updates: Three houses were damaged and two people severely injured in a landslide in Mumbai’s Chunabhatti area on Wednesday. After a day marked by deluge and waterlogging, Mumbaikars woke up to more heavy rain in the city and its suburbs on Wednesday, with the IMD issuing an orange alert. According to the weather department’s latest data, intense showers are expected in parts of the city today.
Incessant and heavy rains across the city threw normal life out of gear on Tuesday with the city witnessing severe waterlogging at nearly 20 streets and locations, causing delay in local train services and disrupting vehicular traffic. With Tuesday’s downpour, Mumbai has recorded 69.41 per cent (594 mm) of the average July rainfall (855.7 mm) in just the first five days of the month.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde reviewed the flood situation in the state as many parts witnessed heavy rainfall on Tuesday. He asked the NDRF team to relocate people along river banks and flood lines to safer places. Coastal Konkan, Kolhapur, Palghar, Thane, and Mumbai are being monitored.
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