Mumbai rains: BMC Commissioner visits Peddar Road where portion of wall collapsed

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Published on August 6, 2020 - Duration: 02:42s

Mumbai rains: BMC Commissioner visits Peddar Road where portion of wall collapsed

On August 06, Commissioner of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), Iqbal Singh Chahal visited Peddar Road where a portion of a wall has collapsed in Mumbai.

Due to heavy rainfall, part of retaining wall of ridge road at NS Patkar Marg collapsed.

The road clearance process is underway.

Speaking on the current situation of Mumbai rainfall, Commissioner Chahal said, "4 wards including Colaba, Nariman Point and Marine Drive received 300mm rainfall in 4 hrs yesterday.

It was worse than 2005.

It was unprecedented.

Waterlogged areas were cleared soon." Intense rainfall led to sever waterlogging in parts of the city.

According to India Meteorological Department (IMD), Mumbai's Colaba received 331.8mm rainfall in the last 24 hours.

A high tide of 4.33 meter expected at 1351 hours on Aug 06.

According to India Meteorological Department (IMD), Mumbai city and suburbs are very likely to receive few spells of moderate to heavy rainfall during next 3-4 hours accompanied with strong winds reaching 60-70 kmph.

There is a possibility of thunder or lightning in some areas.


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