Mumbai Rains, Malad Wall Collapse: Death Toll rises to 18 in a wall collapse due to heavy rainfall

Mumbai Rains, Malad Wall Collapse
Mumbai Rains, Malad Wall Collapse

Mumbai Rains, Malad Wall Collapse: Death toll has risen to 18 people killed and several others heavily injured after a wall collapsed on shacks at Malad East due to heavy rainfall, on Monday night. The incident has reportedly taken place at Kurar village, Pimparipada-Malad East. Also, over 51 people have been admitted to the trauma center, Jogeshwari, and Shatabdi hospital, Kandivali. The rescue operations are still underway. This is indeed major havoc of monsoon as the rain is not ready to stop and the management is continuously working to implement several safety measures.

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis has announced the ex-gratia of Rs 5 Lakh to the kin of the deceased. In another incident of a wall collapse at Pune, at least six people killed near Sinhagad College of Engineering at a construction site in Ambegaon Budhruk, here on Tuesday, With these both wall collapse, the death toll has risen to 26 in Maharashtra due to heavy rainfall in Mumbai and Pune.

In the past two days, at least four people were reported dead due to the electrocution. Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has already issued an alert in an order to aware the public of Maharashtra of the natural calamity.

The Mumbai and Pune have been on waterlogging stage as rains in the state are not ready to stop. The trains have been canceled due to the water logging on the railway tracks. Also, Mumbai and Pune are almost jammed due to traffic which is caused by the Mumbai rains and heavy rainfall in Pune.

-PTC News