15 local people dead in house collapses due to heavy rainfall and landslides as ceaseless overnight rains beat Mumbai city and close by regions, with Mumbai city seeing serious waterlogging, and interruption of local Mumbai train service and transport traffic of all the vehicles. 12 local citizens died as a compound divider came slamming down on certain homes after a landslide at Bharat Nagar, Chembur East Locality in Mumbai city’s Mahul region, a fire department spokesperson said.
The holding divider fell at 1 am, he stated. 2 persons were wounded and taken to close Rajawadi Municipal Hospital from where they have been released after treatment. Almost 22 people died in this rainfall. A city spokesperson stated that “3 small hut’s tenants died as 5 shacks fell after a big landslide following unremitting overnight rainfall in Mumbai Suburban District in the night at 2.30 AM. 2 persons were wounded and were shipped off a close-by emergency hospital”.
PM Modi mourned the passings in Chembur as well as in Vikhroli and declared the casualties’ families will be given 2 lakhs rupees each “Disheartened by the deficiency of lives because of wall falls in Chembur and Vikhroli. In this hour of despondency, my prayers are with the families. Praying that the individuals who are wounded have a fast recovery”. Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s disaster team stated that the 17 individuals were carried dead to the Rajawadi Municipal Hospital and 2 persons were released after their treatment.
In a different incident, few persons died the bucket and 2 were wounded after 5 homes fallen down because of a landslide in the Vikhroli region because of heavy rain. Mumbai city reported heavy rain, particularly between 12 to 2 AM. Waterlogging was accounted for at a few places in Mumbai city, including Borivali, Kandivali, Andheri, Chembur, Hindmata, and many more places and so on. Central Railway stated that “In the interim, the IMD has notified a high alert to the city for the following 24 hours.
Further, due to waterlogging on railway lines, the rural train administrations were likewise hit. Train services on the track line were suspended between CSTM and Thane city in view of waterlogging at Dadar, Matunga, Sion, Bhandup, and different areas”. A few long-distance route trains were likewise affected. Mumbai city recorded 156.94 mm heavy rain between 8 PM and 2 AM and 143.14 mm heavy rain in East Mumbai and 125.37 mm heavy rain in the west Mumbai.