The Mumbaikars woke up to heavy rains and chaos in the city due to continuous rainfall on Saturday and Sunday. Moreover, a horrific incident in Wadala East area just contributed to the miseries and chaos among people. According to the reports, a wall collapsed at a construction site in Antop Hill in Wadala East early today morning, leading to trapping of several cars.
Over 15 cars are buried under the wall and the residents are trapped inside the building. An immediate rescue operation is being carried out by Fire Brigade officials. According to ANI, the horrific incident occurred at 4:45 am on Monday morning. No injuries have been reported so far.
The C and D wings of the Llyod's Estate have been instructed to evacuate.
Mumbai is witnessing heavy rainfalls from last 3 days. Malad West recorded the highest rainfall at 110.80 millimetres between 8.30 am to 4.30 pm on Sunday.
4 people have died due to heavy rains in Mumbai and Thane in last 24 hours. Mumbai also faced heavy traffic today morning. However, the Mumbai Police says that they are ready to handle the heavy rains. The official handle of Mumbai Police tweeted, "The showers are heavy but so is our 'bandobast' on the streets to 'be there' for Mumbaikars. We are #AlwaysUpForDuty to help you reach your destination with a little care & caution from you during your journey #RoadSafety #MumbaiRains."
Local trains are also affected today.
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