Amid Heavy rainfall, 22 dead in Mumbai, Heavy rain expected today

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Mumbai rainfall
Bus stranded on road due to water logging

Mumbai rainfall stops the pace of the commercial city


Twenty-two people died as heavy rainfall thumped Mumbai overnight. 12 of them died in the Malad Wall collapse. Heavy rainfall has flooded the airport and local trains resulting in paralyzing the commercial capital of the country. Mumbai received more than ever rainfall in a 24-hour period in a decade. 21-inch rainfall was recorded in the last 48 hours resulting in cutting off the electricity in some parts of the Mumbai. Heavy rainfall is expected today too.

54 flights have been diverted and 52 were cancelled

Residential areas and several roads are filled with rainwater leaving the Mumbaikars stranded at their homes. Train tracks are also affected due to the heavy rainfall which has affected the train’s operations. 54 flights have been diverted and 52 were cancelled after the SpiceJet Plane skidded last night.  The main runway has been shut down at the airport.

1000 people have been shifted by the NDRF and Indian navy amid Mumbai rainfall

The rescue operation has started in the city helping people who are stranded at their offices, homes etc. The Indian Navy has deployed various teams to provide relief to rain hit and stranded Mumbaikars in Kurla area. Around 1000 people have been shifted by the NDRF, Fire Brigade and Indian Navy to the safer areas.

Fadanvis announced ex gratia of 5 lakhs to the people who died at the Wall collapse

Chief Minister of Maharashtra Devendra Fadanvis announced ex gratia of 5 lakhs to the people who died at the Wall collapse in Malad. He also wished for the speedy recovery of injured via twitter.

Here are some videos tweeted by the people of Mumbai which will give you a brief idea of waterlogging and problems faced by Mumbai.

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