Incessant rainfall for the past two days has brought life to a standstill in Mumbai. The heavy downpour not only affected train and flight services but had also led to traffic jams in several parts of the maximum city.Wall collapses in Antop Hill
On Monday (June 25), a wall of an under construction building had collapsed at Vidyalankar road in Wadala's Antop Hill at around 4.45 am. A woman was injured and several cars are still buried under the debris when the wall surrounding the 32-storey Lloyds estate crumbled down.
According to the heavy rains, construction work in the next door had reportedly weakened the boundary wall of the parking area, which gave away due to the heavy rains, following which a complaint was filed against the owner of Dosti Realty, Deepak Garodia, Chairman Kishan Garodia, and the director of the firm, Rajesh Shah.Road caves in
Earlier in the day, Skymet weather had uploaded a video of the Khopoli road, which had caved in due to heavy showers in Mumbai.
According to the India Meteorological Department, 250 mm rainfall was recorded in parts of Mumbai and Palghar while 230 mm rainfall was recorded in Dahanu on June 24 and June 25:More rains this week
Meteorological department has said that Mumbai and surrounding areas will receive more rains this week.
"These heavy showers are due to a cyclonic circulation over north Konkan and adjoining south Gujarat and another circulation in the Bay of Bengal. We expect rain activity to increase in the coming week, with scattered heavy to very heavy rain on June 27-28 in parts of north Konkan, including Mumbai," said the IMD official.Cause of heavy rain
According to the India Meteorological Department, cyclonic circulation is bringing heavy rainfall to Mumbai and even Gujarat.
"Synoptic analysis indicates that the offshore trough at mean sea level runs from south Gujarat coast to Kerala coast. A cyclonic circulation lies over south Konkan and its neighbourhood and another cyclonic circulation lies over north Konkan and adjoining south Gujarat," an IMD official had said.Waterlogging
Several parts of the city like Dadar TT, Kabutarkhana at Dadar, King Circle, Nagpada, Santacruz (East) and Marol Maroshi Malabar Hill, Hindmata, Dharavi, Byculla and Andheri subway are facing water logging. The water is taking time to recede.