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Mumbai Rains Update: Four Injured In Goregaon East Landslide, 400 People Evacuated From Kranti Nagar

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Heavy rains in Mumbai is still continued from last two days and there is no stopping to it. At the latest, on Sunday morning, a landslide has been occurred at Rajiv Gandhi Nagar, near Nurani Masjid in Dindoshi, Goregaon East, which left 4 injured in early morning 7.45 am.

As per the media report, a hill has been collapsed due to heavy rains which led to landslide. The injured people identified as Mohammed Hushain Shaikh (15), Zubeda Banu Shaikh (70), Ahemad Hushain Shaikh (14), Abdul Gafar Shaikh (42).

In another instance, 400 people have been evacuated from Kranti Nagar in the early morning on Sunday as there is an increase in the water level of Mithi River. All the people have been shifted to Bazarwad Municipal school in Kurla. Meanwhile, NDRF team has been deployed in Kurla.

As per Western Railway, Water logging at Nalasopara due to very heavy rainfall since yesterday night. Railway staff are present at the locations continiously monitoring the situation. There has been disruption of services in Western Railway, especially between Dahishar to Virar. On the other hand, Central and Harbour line are completely close. Meanwhile, Western Railway trains are 10 to 15 minutes delay as per the current update.

Apart from predicting heavy rainfall in upcoming 24 hours, IMD also issued warning of high time in afternoon. Even, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has advised the residents of Mumbai against venturing into the sea as well as in water-logged areas.

As per Deputy Director General of Meteorology, India Met Department K S Hosalikar tweeted, “Mumbai received heavy to very heavy with extremely heavy rainfall (more than 200 mm) at many places in last 24 hrs warnings are there for today also for Mumbai, Thane, Palghar etc. including south konkan.”

CMO tweeted, “Maharashtra Government requests six more NDRF teams for Mumbai, Thane, Palghar in view of heavy rains. Also requests Indian Air Force for airlifting of around 35 villagers from Ju-Nandkhuri near Khandvali.”

One Mi 17 helicopter has been launched by IAF from Santacruz on request by state government towards rescue of 35 residents Ju Nandkhuri Village ,near Khadvali ,Thane.

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Andhra Pradesh braces for Nivar, dispatches SDRF, NDRF teams to Nellore

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With heavy rain expected over parts of coastal Andhra Pradesh and Rayalaseema owing to Nivar cyclone, the Andhra Pradesh government alerted all district officials and dispatched National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and SDRF teams to Nellore,” said disaster management commissioner K. Kannababu.

As the Bay of Bengal sea is expected to be rough under the influence of the depression, Kannababu advised fishermen not to venture into the sea.

He also advised caution to people living on the coastal and low lying areas, including paddy farmers harvesting their crops.

The Met has said that Nivar lay centred about 410 km east of Puducherry.

“To intensify further into a severe cyclonic storm during the next 24 hours. To cross Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts during Wednesday evening,” said a Met official.

Kannababu said winds blowing at speeds of 65-85 km per hour are expected when the weather system crosses AP coast.

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NDRF Team Arrived When Pune, Latur, and Solapur was Effecting by Flood.

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Due to heavy rainfall in Maharashtra, many States and Cities were Affected by Flood. Of these only, A Rural and an Urban part of Pune was effected more due to heavy rainfall. Due to heavy rain, Roads were converted into Rivers and Canals. Water entered into the People’s house. Although the speed of rain has reduced to some extent, the torrential rain last night has disturbed the life of the city. In Pune city, NCP supremo Sharad Pawar’s daughter and MP Supriya Sule are also visiting the affected areas. The state Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar is also going to visit the flood-affected areas in Pune city and Pimpri Chinchwad and Baramati. Weather Department told that Heavy Rains for Pune City will continue till Saturday, 17 October. People were asked to move out of their homes only when it’s an emergency.

The local administration has also requested people not to roam the streets during this time. Stay away from electric poles or electrical wires. Apart from this, collect the necessary food and drink items at home. Contact the district administration in case of any emergency.

Due to heavy rains in Pune city, four people were washed away in the strong stream of water in Daund area last night. Police have recovered the body of 3 out of 4 people. The search for a person is still on. All these people have swept away in the Khanota Canal last night.

In view of the rainy conditions, the NDRF team has also been deployed in Latur and Solapur cities of Maharashtra. The Condition of Solapur is very bad. Water Released from the Dams, which affected the nearby villages. The NDRF team had safely rescued 67 people by noon. The NDRF and the local administration are continuously working on a war footing to evacuate the flood victims.

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Torrential rains paralyse Mumbai

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Heavy overnight rains lashed Mumbai and districts in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region, seriously disrupting road and rail traffic, and affecting movement of people manning essential services, officials said here on Wednesday.

According to IMD, the city recorded over 12.20 cms rain while the suburbs notched over 27.50 cms rain most of it during the night.

The IMD Mumbai has forecast another wet day with heavy rain as the civic authorities urged people to avoid stepping out unless necessary.

Heavy water-logging was reported from the traditional flood-prone areas of central Mumbai like Sion, Matunga, Kurla, Chunabhatti, Mazagaon, Masjid Bunder and Byculla.

Besides several areas in the suburbs like Goregaon, Malad, Dahisar, Kurla, Ghatkopar, Mulund experienced waterlogging.

The Central Railway has suspended suburban services from Chhatapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus to Thane and Vashi. Special mail/express trains have been rescheduled, said CR Chief Spokesperson Shivaji Sutar.

Similarly, submerged tracks compelled the Western Railway to suspend all suburban services between Churchgate to Andheri.

“Heavy rains have been reported from Mumbai and Thane suburbs in last 12 hours with some places recording 150 mm plus rainfall,” said KS Hosalikar, deputy director general of meteorology, IMD.

Mumbai’s public bus service operator BEST has cancelled or diverted its operations in several routes.

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