Heavy Rain Continues In Maharashtra For Second Day: Highlights

Fifteen people have died and three injured in Pune after a portion of the wall of a residential building fell on temporary shacks of labourers early this morning after heavy rain.

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Heavy Rain Continues In Maharashtra For Second Day: Highlights

The minimum and maximum temperatures will hover around 24 degree Celsius and 31 degree Celsius.

Several areas of Mumbai woke up to heavy downpour today with the weather department predicting heavy rains for the next three days. Today, the minimum and maximum temperatures will hover around 24 degree Celsius and 31 degree Celsius with relative humidity at 89 per cent.

Fifteen people have died and three injured in Pune after a portion of the wall of a residential building fell on temporary shacks of labourers early this morning after heavy rain. Among the dead four children and a woman. Pune received the second highest rainfall on Friday in June since 2010.

A few cars were damaged in Sion Koliwada Punjabi Camp after a tree fell down on them, following heavy rainfall in the area, reported news agency ANI. Meanwhile, many trees were uprooted in the Sion area due to heavy downpour.

According to the BMC, Mumbai City received 127 mm rainfall, western suburbs received 170 mm rainfall and eastern suburbs received 197mm rainfall, in last 24 hours.

Here are the Highlights from Maharashtra rains:




Jun 29, 2019
19:12 (IST)
Read Here: Maharashtra Monsoon: 4 Trains Cancelled, 1 Diverted In Pune After Prediction Of Heavy Rain
After the weather department predicted very heavy rain on Saturday and Sunday in Maharashtra, the central railway cancelled four intercity express/passenger trains and diverted the route of one train.
Jun 29, 2019
17:40 (IST)
The wall of a housing society has collapsed in suburban Andheri, with officials stating there were no injuries in the incident, though a few cars parked there were damaged.
Jun 29, 2019
17:15 (IST)
A wall of a house has collapsed at Jagruti Nager, Ghatkopar (West) in Mumbai, according to news agency ANI. No injuries or casualties have been reported. More details are awaited.
Jun 29, 2019
17:12 (IST)
Thane areas waterlogged
Jun 29, 2019
16:33 (IST)
Pune Wall Collapse

Maharashtra Minister Chandrakant Patil tells news agency ANI: "15 people who died were from Bihar. NDRF will give compensation to families of deceased, Rs 4 lakh for each victim. Collector will prepare preliminary investigation report in another few hours, a committee has also been formed."
Jun 29, 2019
15:34 (IST)
About 1.5 m of platform edge of a platform towards the dead end caved at Virar Railway Station today. "There's no repercussion on trains. They are being received and dispatched normally. It's a minor cave, and repair work will be completed soon," says Western Railways.
Jun 29, 2019
15:06 (IST)
Intensity of rainfall to wear off by Monday

Intensity of rainfall is expected to wear off by Monday in Mumbai, predicted India Meteorological Department.

"There is very good rainfall in Mumbai in the past 24-48 hours. The monsoon is presently vigorous which is one step above the active monsoon. In the last 24 hours, all the areas of Mumbai have received rainfall of around 200 mm. Santacruz has recorded 234 mm of rain while Ghatkopar recorded the highest with 300 mm. We have decreased the level of warning issued yesterday from extremely heavy rainfall to heavy rainfall for today, it will keep decreasing after today evening for coming 24-48 hours," said KS Hosalikar, Deputy Director General (DDG), IMD Mumbai.
Jun 29, 2019
14:55 (IST)
Two people died of electrocution in separate incidents in Thane district of Maharashtra, caused by incessant rains, officials said today.
Jun 29, 2019
14:52 (IST)
15 Dead After Pune Apartment Complex Wall Crashes

Fifteen people have died and three injured in Pune after a portion of the wall of a residential building fell on temporary shacks of labourers early this morning after heavy rain. Among the dead four children and a woman. Pune received the second highest rainfall on Friday in June since 2010.

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis announces a compensation of Rs 5 Lakh each to the next of the kin of the deceased, reports news agency ANI.

Mayor of Pune, Mukta Tilak on wall collapse in Kondhwa: An investigation will be conducted into the incident. We are giving a 'work stop' order so that no work can be continued at the construction site here.
Jun 29, 2019
13:04 (IST)
Intense spells of rainfall are likely to continue in the districts of greater Mumbai and Thane during next four hours, says weather department.
Jun 29, 2019
11:18 (IST)
Rain showers continue to lash Mumbai.

In view of IMD's heavy rainfall forecast, the Central Railway (CR) cancelled some express or passenger trains, especially those between Mumbai and Pune. Mumbai-Pune Pragati Express, Mumbai-Pune Sinhagad Express, Bhusaval-Mumbai Passenger, Pune-Panvel Passenger have been cancelled on Saturday and Sunday. The Bhusaval-Pune Express has been diverted through Daund-Manmad.

Jun 29, 2019
11:15 (IST)
Two cars damaged in Sion Koliwada Punjabi Camp after a tree fell down on them, following heavy rainfall in the area today.

Jun 29, 2019
11:13 (IST)
On Friday, eight people were killed and five injured in rain-related incidents in Maharashtra where several parts were lashed by heavy rains. Three persons died of electric shocks, while two others were injured in two separate incidents in the western suburbs, a spokesperson of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said.
Jun 29, 2019
11:12 (IST)
Spicejet says due to bad weather at Mumbai, all departures/arrivals and their consequential flights might get affected.
Jun 29, 2019
11:07 (IST)
A wall in Chembur collapsed on auto-rickshaws around 2 am today. Debris was removed, and no casualties have been reported, according to news agency ANI.
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