BOMBAY HIGH COURT ADJOURNS ALL HEARINGS TODAY IN THE MIDST OF HEAVY PRECIPITATION IN MUMBAI
Today, Mumbai recorded the highest rainfall of this monsoon season. According to BMC Mumbai city recorded 215.8mm rainfall.
Colaba- the main tourist attraction of Mumbai, records the highest rainfall in a single day in 46 years.
Moreover, pipeline bursts have been reported as a road collapsed at a Patkar road near Peddar road. Keeping in view the destruction caused by heavy rainfall. Bombay high court decided to suspend all the hearings as of today.
Mumbai and all of its neighboring districts are experiencing disasters as water logging in many areas are increasing day by day disrupting road transport services. 34 roads including 9 highways are closed for traffic movement. Around, 141 complaints of trees being uprooted came to light on Wednesday. A total of 112 trees fell in Mumbai which includes 29 in suburbs. Around 6 houses collapsed in Mumbai amid heavy rainfall. The IMD has issued an orange alert for many parts of Bombay and red alert for Palghar and Thane for yesterday. BMC directed citizens not to go near the beach or any low lying area.
Three- capacity crans have been destroyed at Jawaharlal Nehru port trust due to heavy winds and rainfall, but there was no casualty.
Maharashtra CM requested all the residents of Mumbai to stay indoors as BMC and NDRF have initiated rescue operations after two consecutive days of destructions caused by the weather of Mumbai.
Mumbai experiences heaviest rains in July and August every year, leading to hot humid weather in September. Whereas October and November witness hot weather every year.