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Mumbai Rain: Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis on Malad Wall Collapse, heavy rainfall, waterlogging

By Rajan Nath -- July 02, 2019 11:07 am -- Updated:Feb 15, 2021

Mumbai Rain, Malad Wall Collapse: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday visited the BMC (Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation) control room to monitor the situation amid heavy rainfall in Mumbai.

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Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis on Mumbai rain said and I quote, "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."

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Likewise, Maharashtra CM spoke up on the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) prediction. He said and I quote, "In the light of IMD's prediction, we had declared a holiday in schools and colleges last night & for offices in the morning. Police dept & Disaster Mgmt under BMC are alert&helping people. Barring a few places, overall traffic has been under control."

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Further on, Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis spoke up on the preparation for the heavy rainfall in Mumbai. He said and I quote, "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 Mgmt worked entire night. Heavy rainfall is expected in the next 2 days. We are prepared for it."

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Mumbai Rains are not willing to calm down as constant rainfall in making the city go through the natural calamity and the consequences of it.

-PTC News

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