Mumbai rains: With 375 mm, city sees second rainiest day in 45 years; Malad wall collapse toll rises to 24
Incessant rainfall in Mumbai on Tuesday — the second highest in 45 years — brought rail, road and air transport to a standstill even as schools, offices remained shut.
Mumbai rains: Two drown as car gets stuck in flooded subway in Malad; police register case of accidental death
Two persons travelling in a car drowned after their vehicle got stuck in a flooded subway in suburban Malad amid heavy downpour, police said on Tuesday.
Mumbai wall collapse: 15-year-old girl trapped beneath debris dies taking toll to 21; locals slam political parties’ apathy
At the scene of the tragedy in Malad, Mumbai, an eyewitness said when the wall collapsed, it was like a "tsunami accompanied by a massive thud".
Since Sunday, heavy rains has caused Surya, Vaitarna and Pinjal rivers in the Thane-Palghar region to swell, due to which residential clusters alongside are in danger of being submerged.
Rains, floods claim 776 lives in seven states this monsoon; 187 killed in Kerala, 171 in Uttar Pradesh
According to the Home Ministry, this monsoon, floods and rains have hit 26 districts in Maharashtra, 23 in Assam, 22 in West Bengal, 14 in Kerala, 12 in Uttar Pradesh, 11 Nagaland and 10 in Gujarat.
It is just the inherent complexity of the tropical systems like that over India that hold us behind in weather prediction.