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.

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."

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."

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."

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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