Mumbai, May25: Ahead of the monsoon season in Mumbai, the country's richest civic body has been making all efforts to complete the ongoing pre-monsoon work in the city. According to sources, the rainwater that gets accumulated at the Milan subway that witnesses waterlogging every year can be stored in an underground water tank.

According to a report in the Free Press Journal, the underground tank will provide citizens relief from the constant waterlogging which results in massive traffic jams in the Santacruz-Andheri area. Amreen Bhat, Kashmiri TV Actress, Killed by Terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam; Her 10-Year-Old Nephew Injured.

On Tuesday, Additional municipal commissioner P Velarasu reviewed the ongoing work in the Western suburbs.

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Velarasu also inspected the work of the underground water holding tank at the Milan subway, which is one of the many chronic flood spots identified by the BMC.

"The water holding tank with a capacity of 20,000 cubic metres is being constructed on the BMC ground in Andheri. It will be connected with 1,200- mm disposal pipelines. The surface portion of the plot will be usable once the tank is completed." BMC official said.

The civic body also took to Twitter and said that Velarasu inspected various works including the work of an under construction 2 crore liter capacity water storage tank at Milan subway.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on May 25, 2022 10:47 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website