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Mumbai rains LIVE updates: 'Heavy rainfall expected in next 2 days,' says CM

THE ASIAN AGE.
Published : Jul 2, 2019, 10:03 am IST
Updated : Jul 2, 2019, 12:21 pm IST

Brihanmumbai Municipal Commissioner Pravin Pardeshi declared all schools and colleges shut for the day as a precautionary measure.

(Photo: ANI | Twitter)
 (Photo: ANI | Twitter)

Mumbai:  At least 16 persons were killed in two separate wall crash in Malad, north-west Mumbai and Kalyan early on Tuesday as rains continued to wreak havoc in large parts of Maharashtra.

In the wake of the incessant rainfall, the state government has declared July 2 as a public holiday for Mumbai.

 

Here are the LIVE updates:

12:05 pm: Andheri Subway in Mumbai is closed due to flooding in the area.

12:00 pm: Thane Municipal Transport had arranged extra buses to ferry passengers upto Mulund check naka. The arrangement has been directed by Thane Municipal commissioner after local services were stopped between Kurla and Thane.

11:40 am: Maharashtra CM: "High tide is expected at 12 noon, we'll monitor the situation. Last night Mumbai police received 1600-1700 tweets from people, they received immediate help. BMC Disaster Management worked entire night. Heavy rainfall is expected in next 2 days. We are prepared for it."

 

Photo: ANI | TwitterPhoto: ANI | Twitter

11:35 am: Devendra Fadnavis said: "There was heavy rainfall in Mumbai last night which led to accidents. In Malad, wall collapsed&at least 13 died, 30-40 injured.I met them. Local trains operational on Western line but yet to resume on Central line as there's more flooding there. Work on to pump out water. In the light of IMD's prediction, we had declared a holiday in schools and colleges last night & for offices in morning. Police department and Disaster Management under BMC are alert and helping people. Barring a few places, overall traffic has been under control."

10:35 am: CM Devendra Fadnavis visits Shatabdi Hospital to meet the people injured in Malad wall collapse incident today, Minister Yogesh Sagar also present.

 

10:25 am: The area outside Sion Police station flooded due to rains

10:20 am: 18 dead after a wall collapsed on hutments in Pimpripada area of Malad East due to heavy rainfall today.

10:05 am: Chief Fire Officer, Mumbai Fire Brigade on wall collapse in Malad East: One woman and a child have been located under debris, rescue work is in progress.

 

09:40 am: Streets in the city flooded due to heavy rainfall, people wade through water in Gandhi Market area.

09:20 am: Indian Navy deploys various teams to provide assistance to rain hit and stranded people, in Kurla area following a request by BMC. About 1000 people have been shifted to safety with the help of NDRF, fire brigade, Naval teams as well as local volunteers.

09:15 am: High tides of about 4.59 meters expected in Mumbai at around 11.52 am today.

09:12 am: 13 dead after a wall collapsed on hutments in Pimpripada area of Malad East due to heavy rainfall today.

09:00 am: Maharashtra Govt: Public holiday for today, declared in 3 districts of the state - Mumbai City, Mumbai Suburban and Thane district. Decision has been taken due to continuous rainfall and IMD warning.

 

08:55 am: Traffic movement affected at Western Express Highway due to heavy rainfall in the city.

08:05 am: Mumbai Airport official: Due to rain in Mumbai, around 54 flights diverted to nearby airport.

08:03 am: 3 dead & 1 injured after wall of National Urdu School collapsed at around 12:30 am today in Kalyan, following heavy rainfall in the area.

08:00 am: Railway tracks submerge at Sion railway station, after heavy rains in the area.

07:00 am: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) issues railway traffic update.

 

 

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Location: India, Maharashtra