Rain fury paralyses Mumbai: Several areas waterlogged after overnight downpour; wall collapse kills 21

Mumbai was on Tuesday paralysed by incessant rain, which left many parts of the financial capital waterlogged and 21 dead in a wall collapse in the city. Fourteen persons died in rest of Maharashtra in rain-related incidents since Monday.

FP Staff July 02, 2019 23:39:16 IST
Mumbai was on Tuesday paralysed by incessant rain, which left many parts of the financial capital waterlogged and 21 dead in a wall collapse in the city. Fourteen persons died in the rest of Maharashtra in rain-related incidents since Monday. PTI
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Mumbai was on Tuesday paralysed by incessant rain, which left many parts of the financial capital waterlogged and 21 dead in a wall collapse in the city. Fourteen persons died in the rest of Maharashtra in rain-related incidents since Monday. PTI
The authorities declared a holiday in Mumbai and adjoining regions, asking people to avoid stepping out of their houses. However, rains subsided in the afternoon in most areas. The BMC said six pumping stations discharged more than 14,000 million litres of water into the sea. PTI
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The authorities declared a holiday in Mumbai and adjoining regions, asking people to avoid stepping out of their houses. However, rains subsided in the afternoon in most areas. The BMC said six pumping stations discharged more than 14,000 million litres of water into the sea. PTI
Twenty one people were killed and 78 injured in a wall collapse in the northern suburb of Malad in Mumbai early on Tuesday following heavy rains. PTI
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Twenty one people were killed and 78 injured in a wall collapse in the northern suburb of Malad in Mumbai early on Tuesday following heavy rains. PTI
BMC additional commissioner Ashwini Joshi said an inquiry will be held into the Malad wall collapse and any official found guilty will be punished. Fadnavis made a similar announcement in the state legislature, announcing a high-level probe into the wall collapse. PTI
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BMC additional commissioner Ashwini Joshi said an inquiry will be held into the Malad wall collapse and any official found guilty will be punished. Fadnavis made a similar announcement in the state legislature, announcing a high-level probe into the wall collapse. PTI
A road caved-in near a construction site in Chandivali's Sangharsh Nagar. A wall collapse in Kalyan in Thane district early Tuesday killed three people, officials said. In Buldhana district, a 52-year-old woman was killed on the spot by a bolt of lightning. PTI
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A road caved-in near a construction site in Chandivali's Sangharsh Nagar. A wall collapse in Kalyan in Thane district early Tuesday killed three people, officials said. In Buldhana district, a 52-year-old woman was killed on the spot by a bolt of lightning. PTI
Local train services, which were hit in the morning, resumed by afternoon. Many long-distance trains of the central and western railway were either cancelled or terminated ahead of final destination. PTI
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Local train services, which were hit in the morning, resumed by afternoon. Many long-distance trains of the central and western railway were either cancelled or terminated ahead of final destination. PTI
Flight services at the city airport were severely affected Tuesday with airlines cancelling 203 services due to incessant rains and suspension of operations from the main runway due to the skidding of a SpiceJet aircraft. Reuters
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Flight services at the city airport were severely affected Tuesday with airlines cancelling 203 services due to incessant rains and suspension of operations from the main runway due to the skidding of a SpiceJet aircraft. Reuters
Several passengers were left stranded at the airport. Officials said the main runway of the Mumbai airport is likely to remain closed for flight operations till Thursday. Reuters
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Several passengers were left stranded at the airport. Officials said the main runway of the Mumbai airport is likely to remain closed for flight operations till Thursday. Reuters