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September's torrential showers highest for month in 25 years

Mumbai, Sept. 9 -- The monsoon broke another record, with rains over the week taking the total for September to the highest for the month in 25 years. With 52.2mm rain over 12 hours on Monday, the ci... Read More


Rare species to help revive mangroves

Mumbai, Sept. 9 -- Rising water pollution combined with increased siltation along mangrove forests is leading to the dominance of only one species in Mumbai and Maharashtra - the grey mangrove (Avicen... Read More


Landfilling for Metro shed at Aarey altered natural course of Mithi

Mumbai, Sept. 9 -- Landfilling at the 33-hectare Metro car-shed site in Aarey Colony, Goregaon, altered the natural course of the Mithi river, revealed a report submitted by the state government to th... Read More


Rain supreme, set to break record

MUMBAI, Sept. 9 -- This monsoon, the city may soon break its 2010 record for the highest seasonal rainfall. From June 1 to Sunday (September 8, 5.30pm), Mumbai has recorded 3,286.4mm, breaking the 20... Read More


Rare species to help revive mangroves

Mumbai, Sept. 9 -- Rising water pollution combined with increased siltation along mangrove forests is leading to the dominance of only one species in Mumbai and Maharashtra - the grey mangrove (Avicen... Read More


Rain supreme in Mumbai, set to break record

MUMBAI, Sept. 9 -- This monsoon, the city may soon break its 2010 record for the highest seasonal rainfall. From June 1 to Sunday (September 8, 5.30pm), Mumbai has recorded 3,286.4mm, breaking the 20... Read More


Landfilling for Metro shed at Aarey altered natural course of Mithi

Mumbai, Sept. 9 -- Landfilling at the 33-hectare Metro car-shed site in Aarey Colony, Goregaon, altered the natural course of the Mithi river, revealed a report submitted by the state government to th... Read More


Don't flout norms part of SGNP's ESZ notification, NGT tells state

Mumbai, Sept. 8 -- The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday directed the Maharashtra government to not violate any of the conditions imposed under the eco-sensitive zone (ESZ) notification of San... Read More


Rs.1-cr Versova beach beautification plan rejected for 3rd time

Mumbai, Sept. 8 -- The state's coastal authority recently rejected a proposal to beautify Versova beach for the third time, citing concerns of environmental destruction. Maharashtra Coastal Zone Mana... Read More


Heavy rain continues to lash Mumbai; expect downpour today too, says IMD

Mumbai, Sept. 8 -- The city witnessed widespread heavy showers on Saturday, even as the weather bureau's Doppler weather radar remained dysfunctional for the third consecutive day. After moderate rai... Read More