At least 40 people were stranded at Chinchoti waterfall in Palghar's Vasai. Out of them, 35 people have been rescued and rescue operations are underway to rescue the remaining people.
#SpotVisuals: At least 40 people were stranded at Chinchoti waterfall in Palghar's Vasai. Out of them, 35 people have been rescued and rescue operations are underway to rescue the remaining people. #Maharashtra pic.twitter.com/RsnYUcM4jq
— ANI (@ANI) July 7, 2018
Life Guard Chairs have been arranged at all the 6 beaches in Mumbai for better visibility. Mumbai Fire Brigade has done all the necessary arrangements with a manual siren, public address system, ringboys & life jackets in place in all beaches.
In wake of the heavy rainfall across the city, the Central Railway has diverted and cancelled several long-distance trains. Meanwhile, a 25-member National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team is on its way to the Chinchoti waterfall to rescue people who have been out on a picnic and were stranded.
Heavy rains lashed Mumbai and adjoining suburbs like Malad, Borivali, Powai, Bhandup, Thane and Kalyan on Saturday. According to latest updates, the disaster management team of Kalyan-Dombivli Municipal Corporation removed two unidentified dead bodies from the Khadavli river on Saturday afternoon.
Palghar: At least 40 people were stranded at Chinchoti waterfall in Vasai. Out of them, 35 people have been rescued and rescue operations are underway to rescue the remaining people.
Heavy Rainfall in Kalyan disrupts the normal life of people in the city. Kalyan, Dombivili, Ambarnath, Bhiwandi worst hit by incessant rains. Incessant rainfall has resulted in traffic jam in several parts of Mumbai; visuals from Navi Mumbai area. Reports inform that nearly 25 trees have fallen and 1 wall collapse case is reported in Kalyan -Dombivli region.
— ANI (@ANI) July 7, 2018
Many rain-related incidences have been reported after a heavy downpour in Mumbai since Friday evening. According to reports, 40-year old Usha Sawant died and 5-year-old Samidha Sawant was injured in an electrocution followed by short circuit in Ghatkopar.
Meanwhile, a 17-year-old was injured in Kalyan after an electric pole fell on her and is undergoing treatment at the Rukminibai civic hospital.
Traffic jam reported near Anjur Phata on Nashik bypass. Recent tweets inform that one lane towards CSMT has been closed for now and the traffic has been diverted under the Lalbaugh flyover.
According to a recent update, the Lalbaug-CSTM road has been blocked due to heavy rainfall after a tempo met with an accident on Lalbaug flyover. Meanwhile, recent tweets inform that commuters are witnessing a full stretch of traffic jam from Belapur to Kharghar because of the bad roads.
Amid heavy rainfall in Mumbai, waterlogging has been reported in Malad subway due to the continues downpour since Friday. Suburban Kalyan and Thane are reporting heavy rains, prompting municipal officials to prepare for emergency measures.
Mumbai, July 7: Incessant rains lashed Mumbai and adjoining areas since Friday night, throwing normal life out of gear. Due to heavy rainfall,water-logging was reported in several areas across the city. According to details by Skymet Weather, the coastal stations of Maharashtra have recorded moderate to heavy rains during the last 24 hours.
The heavy downpour caused waterlogging in the low-lying areas of Hindmata, Sion, Parel TT, Nehru Nagar, Kurla, Bhandup, Wadala, Dharavi, Andheri and Mulund. The private agency informed that the city will receive very heavy spells. In fact, almost all the districts have recorded good rain over the entire state.
Skymet reported that the monsoon remained vigorous over some pockets of Vidarbha. Nagpur recorded 282.0 mm of rain, which has also led to flooding situation over the city.
The report informed that in the last 24 hours from 08:30 am on Friday, Mahabaleshwar recorded 151 mm of rain followed by Chandrapur 75 mm, Thane 54 mm, Dahanu 26 mm, Aurangabad 10 mm and Mumbai 6 mm.
Earlier this week, a road overbridge (ROB) collapsed on rail tracks in suburban Andheri amid heavy rains here this morning bringing local services of the Western Railway to a halt and affecting some long distance trains. Five people were injured in the incident, the Brihamumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said, adding that two of them were seriously hurt.