At least six persons were killed in rain-related incidents in mumbai and elsewhere maharashtra, when the Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopters air-lifted 58 people marooned in a very flooded village in Kalyan taluka of Thane district and the NDRF and therefore the native fireplace brigade personnel rescued a minimum of 850 stranded folks from inundated low-lying areas of Kurla and Santa Cruz in metropolis and Vasai taluka in Palghar district.
The skies opened up in mumbai and a number of other components of maharashtra for the second consecutive day, inundating the railway tracks at many places and low-lying areas across the metropolis and connected areas and so affecting the community train services and road traffic.
Being a Sunday, normal life in mumbai remained by and huge unaffected as sizeable sections of Mumbaikars had chosen to remain inside. However, folks living in low-laying areas bore the most of the heavy rains that battered the metropolis and adjoining areas.
While a slum dweller known in concert Mehaboob Mazar Shaikh (20) was over excited in swollen waters of a creek at Dharvi in north-central mumbai, one os Bhumanna Naagam (52) and her Sanket Bhumanna Naagam (26) were electrocuted in their home close to Raje Sambaji faculty at Santa Cruz’s Golibar Rao in north-west mumbai.