Mumbai rains: PM Modi assures all possible help to CM Uddhav Thackeray

Mumbai rains: PM Modi assures all possible help to CM Uddhav Thackeray

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday (August 5) spoke with Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray concerning the prevailing scenario in Mumbai and surrounding areas as a result of heavy rains. 

The Prime Minister assured all attainable assist to Thackeray, in response to the Prime Minister’s Office.

The PMO tweeted, “Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Maharashtra CM Shri Uddhav Thackeray regarding the situation prevailing in Mumbai and surrounding areas due to heavy rainfall.” 

Incessant heavy rains and powerful winds battered Mumbai and adjoining areas on Wednesday.

The heavy rains accompanied with high-speed winds wreaked havoc damaging the signage atop the long-lasting Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) constructing and inflicting destruction at Navi Mumbai’s D Y Patil Stadium.

The Arabian Sea swelled and the water spilled over the outer street at Girgaon Chowpatty in south Mumbai within the afternoon. The street had over a fleet of water close to Wilson College.

According to native residents, this was the primary time they witnessed such heavy water-logging on the street outdoors the Chowpatty, Marine Drive, and several other different areas in south Mumbai.

The street outdoors Mantralaya, the secretariat of the Maharashtra authorities in south Mumbai, was submerged in rainwater and several other bushes had uprooted and fallen on close by roads as a result of sturdy winds.

State-owned J J Hospital witnessed heavy water-logging on the bottom flooring, which homes casualty ward and different departments.

According to the BMC, practically 150 incidents of tree collapse have been reported from throughout the metropolis, crushing a number of autos, however there was no report of any casualty.