It increased further by about 18 per cent in 2015-16 with 1,53,647 units till February this year. Officials said of the total units handled, the majority share was that of exports with around 3,000 units imported.
Forest department officials said while there was no incident of fire at the SGNP both at the Borivli -end and on the Mulund-Yeoor side, a minor fire at Tungareshwar was immediately brought under control.
The System of Air-quality-weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR) has been calculating the AQI, a globally used parameter to measure and disseminate air pollution levels, in Mumbai since June through its 10 centres across the city.
With construction activity for the Mumbai Trans Harbour Link connecting Sewri with Uran in Navi Mumbai expected to commence by the end of this year, the migration of the birds to the Sewri wetlands could be altered.