Mumbai: After a long pause, the monsoon seems to have made a grand appearance in the city leaving Mumbaikars hassled with issues like water-logging. The amount of rainfall recorded on Saturday was 35.0mm in Colaba and 15.2mm in Santacruz.
However, the total amount of rainfall recorded till July 30 is 1285 in Colaba and 1621 in Santacruz, whereas, last year it was 1147mm in Colaba and 1465mm in Santacruz.
According to the civic data, the amount of rainfall recorded in the island city is 19.40mm, whereas, it was 19.19mm in the eastern suburbs and 22.39mm in the western suburbs respectively. Places like Kandivali, Malwan, Borivali, Bhandup, Gawanpada and Mulund have received more than 90mm of rainfall.
The city’s temperature witnessed an average drop from 28.4 to 25.2 degree Celsius. A high tide is predicted early on Monday at 11.24am of 4.39mtrs.
Moreover, within eight hours of rain on Sunday, 15 places across the city witnessed water-logging. Six complaints from places like Chembur, Mulund and Ghatkopar and 9 complaints from Dahisar, Bandra, Borivali and Malad were reported at the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai’s disaster cell for water-logging.
A slab collapse was reported at Vikhroli east where a 20-yr-old was injured. The name of the injured person is Pooja Morya who was rushed to the civic run Rajawadi Hospital where her condition is said to be stable. Moreover, a slab collapse was reported at Bhandup and Borivali where a part of the building had collapsed. No injuries were reported.
Five places were reported for short-circuits across the city- two in the island city and three in the western suburbs, however, no injuries were reported.
Tree falls were reported at 17 places in the city – two in the island city, five in the eastern suburbs and ten in the western suburbs.