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Record Rainfall Hits Mumbai and Thane, Red Alert Issued by Meteorological Department

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Thane, Mumbai, and its nearby areas have experienced heavy rainfall in the past 24 hours. Both Mumbai and Thane have seen record-breaking rainfall. The downpour began on Thursday morning and has not ceased throughout the day. The Meteorological Department predicts that heavy rain will continue during the night and until 8 am tomorrow (Friday).

A red alert has been issued by the Meteorological Department, warning of heavy rain in Mumbai, West Mumbai, Thane, and Kalyan. The rainfall is expected to intensify as large rain clouds approach from the west.

In Mulund West’s Tambe Nagar, there was an incident of a house’s roof plaster collapsing, injuring a woman named Shweta Gambhir (35). She has been taken to Agrawal Hospital, and her condition is stable. In Andheri, due to heavy rain, a snake was found in a society’s toilet. Fortunately, it was safely released back into its natural habitat.

The heavy rain has caused waterlogging in various areas such as Azad Maidan, Kalbadevi, Matunga, Byculla, D.N. Nagar, Oshiwara, Kandivali, and Dahisar, leading to slow traffic movement. Additionally, there was a landslide incident in Mumbra, but fortunately, no injuries were reported. However, 45 families had to be shifted to safer places for their security.

Mira Bhayander city also witnessed heavy rainfall, resulting in flooding in many areas and causing hardships for residents. Many streets were filled with water, leading to water inundation in several houses.

Throughout Thursday, the Central Railway faced slow traffic movement, leading to crowded local trains. Authorities in Mumbai and Thane have advised citizens to venture out of their homes only if absolutely necessary.


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