Mumbai: The India Meteorological Division (IMD) sounded a ‘purple alert’ for Mumbai and different districts within the Konkan area, predicting extraordinarily heavy rainfall at remoted locations over the subsequent 24 hours.
Mumbai and its neighbouring districts of Thane, Palghar and Raigad have been witnessing heavy rains because the final couple of days.
5 members of a household had been killed on Monday after a boulder rolled down and crashed on their residence resulting from incessant rains in Thane metropolis, whereas seven folks had been feared drowned at separate locations in Maharashtra as Mumbai reeled underneath downpour for the second day, resulting in water-logging and disruption in native practice providers, officers stated.
The torrential rains over the weekend claimed 30 lives within the metropolis.
State City Growth Minister Eknath Shinde, who can be the Thane Guardian Minister, visited the location of the boulder crash and later introduced a compensation of Rs 5 lakh to every of the deceased.
Thane district additionally continued to face the fury of incessant rains by means of the day with 4 individuals feared drowned in swollen water our bodies, officers stated.
A launch from the district administration stated one Surya Rajput, a resident of Mansarovar in Navi Mumbai, was washed away in a river in Sahapur, whereas 19-year-old Jubed Ansari met an analogous destiny in Chavindra in Bhiwandi city.
In one other incident, a person was washed away in Ganesh Ghat in Dombivali, whereas a 9-year-old boy, recognized as Abdul Rehman Hurera, was feared drowned in Mira Highway, it stated.
The discharge stated the railway bridge in Vasind was submerged and 25 villages had been reduce off, whereas the situation of a bridge in Khadipar in Bhiwandi and Runde in Murbad had been related.
It additionally stated water entered a godown in Mumbra the place goats had been stored for Bakri Eid celebrations, resulting in the demise of 15 animals whereas 14 had been saved.
In the course of the day in Mumbai, the Central Railway (CR) was pressured to droop its suburban practice operations on the Principal Line 3 times.
In keeping with civic officers, bus providers of the Brihanmumbai Electrical Provide and Transport (BEST) had been operating regular, apart from a number of locations in suburbs.
The jap suburbs of Mumbai recorded 90.65 mm rainfall within the 24-hour interval ended at 8 am on Monday, as in comparison with 48.88 mm rainfall within the island metropolis and 51.89 mm rainfall in western suburbs, a BMC official stated.
(With inputs from information businesses)