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Thursday, 6 August 2020

Extreme levels of flood danger were announced in Mumbai, with high tides hitting Marine Drive.



Mumbai. Mumbai, the country's economic capital, has been flooded due to rains. Continuous rains on Wednesday have flooded many areas of the city, shutting down vehicular traffic.

People are trapped in the place where they went after the flood. Waves bouncing in the ocean on Thursday afternoon collided with Marine Drive. The administration has appealed to the people to stay at home for now.

It has been raining continuously in Mumbai since Tuesday. This has created a flood-like situation in the city. Mumbai, Thane, and Palghar are still on red alert for rains. 20 teams have been deployed in Maharashtra for relief and rescue. Only 5 teams are working in Mumbai.

 Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has appealed to the people not to leave their homes. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also discussed the matter with Chief Minister Thackeray.

 Mumbai's Colaba has received 293.8 mm of rainfall in the last 12 hours. The previous record was 262 mm in August 1974.

The NDRF team worked all night
Chief Minister Thackeray had a meeting with the rights of BMC and NDRF. The NDRF team spent the night in Mumbai trying to get the trapped people out. Even today people will have difficulty going to the office due to the current day.


The road in Mumbai's Byculla area has been turned into a lake due to rains.
These areas of Mumbai are most affected
Areas like Fort, Churchgate, Marine Drive, Girgaum, Breach Candy, Pader Road, Haji Ali have been flooded. Roads in Girgaum, Babulnath area, Balkeshwar area in front of Wilson College in Charni Road have been flooded. In many of these areas, the lights have gone out. Water has seeped into the casualty ward of JJ Hospital. There is news of flooding in some hospitals in South Mumbai. Some tiles of the Jaslok Hospital building have fallen off.


After flood-like conditions on the roads, people were seen moving forward with the help of bridges to escape the water.
The Prime Minister promised all possible help
On Wednesday evening, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and was briefed on the deteriorating situation in Mumbai following the rains. The Prime Minister has assured Thackeray of as much help as possible.




Roads and low-lying areas have been flooded due to continuous rains.
The stadium and the stock exchange were also damaged
Heavy rains also caused heavy cranes to overturn at the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT). Similarly, the board on the stock market building was also broken. The DY Patil Stadium was also damaged. Many of its railings were also blown away. The high mast lights of Wankhede Stadium in south Mumbai were also seen moving due to strong winds.


NDRF team trying to evacuate passengers of a local train trapped between Byculla railway station in Mumbai.
The NDRF rescued 290 passengers
The NDRF and the Railway Protection Force (RPF) have safely evacuated 290 passengers trapped in two local trains. According to sources, more than a dozen people, including state social justice minister Ghananjay Munde, were trapped in traffic on the Eastern Freeway for about three-and-a-half hours. He was on his way to a meeting of NCP leaders at the Yashwantrao Chauhan Center here.


On the roads people were driving their vehicles.
The Covid-Health Center was flooded
Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Monday inaugurated the Pramod Mahajan COVID Health Center in Bhayander East online. The center has built a temporary shed at a cost of crores of rupees, which has medicines and other medical equipment. After a few hours of rain, it flooded and patients admitted here were forced to evacuate.


Buses were submerged in several areas of Mumbai following rains on Wednesday.
Twenty-two people trapped in the floods in Palghar were rescued
Palghar rural police in Maharashtra have rescued 22 people amid flood situation after heavy rains in the district. It also involved a 5-year-old girl who climbed a tree and was trapped there for more than 4 hours.


Trees and mobile towers also fell on roads in many areas of the city.


People who went to the office had the most trouble because of the rain.

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