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'Don't know who will take care of 13-yr-old'

Mumbai, July 19 -- The landslide turned the 13-year-old Diksha Gautam Pardhe into an orphan overnight. Her parents Gautam and Sheela along with her siblings - Shubham, seven, and elder sister Shruthi,... Read More


'lost my entire family within a second'

Mumbai, July 19 -- Akshay Suryakant Zimor, 26, was lying silently on his bed at Rajawadi Hospital with injuries in his back, while tears welled up his eyes. On Sunday night, he pulled out the bodies o... Read More


'Monsoon she was waiting for made her an orphan'

Mumbai, July 19 -- "They are fine, don't worry...," Vinod Gawde lied to his wife on the mobile phone while silently weeping on the stairs of Rajawadi Hospital, Ghatkopar. Till Sunday morning, he hadn'... Read More


'Will never forget faces of those who lost lives'

Mumbai, July 19 -- Subhash Gangaware, 33, who owns three shanties at Bharat Nagar, Chembur, resides in Govandi. On Saturday, one of his tenants had invited him for dinner. Soon, it started raining hea... Read More


3 tree falls, 6 wall collapses in Thane

Thane, July 19 -- Around 18 locations in Thane reported heavy waterlogging since Sunday early morning due to continuous downpour. Six wall collapse incidents and three tree falls were also reported, i... Read More


'Risking lives is cheaper than the rent'

MUMBAI, July 19 -- While living on hillslopes brings along landslides and house collapses during the monsoon, slum residents say they have no option, but to take the risk as they can't afford to stay ... Read More


'Massive' thunderstorm gives 235mm of rain

Mumbai, July 19 -- A thunderstorm, described by meteorologists as monstrous, deposited a whopping 235mm of rain in the city between 12am and 4am on Sunday, triggering two landslides and throwing civic... Read More


City meets 30% of monsoon rainfall target in three days

Mumbai, July 19 -- After receiving the second-highest daily rainfall of the ongoing monsoon season on Sunday, the city has recorded a total of 1,811mm of rain since June 1. This accounts for just over... Read More


Heavy rain inundates purification complex, water supply disrupted

Mumbai, July 19 -- Water supply in most parts of Mumbai was disrupted on Sunday morning, as heavy rains inundated the Bhandup water purification complex, forcing the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation... Read More


Public transport thrown out of gear

Mumbai, July 19 -- The public transport system was thrown out of gear due to heavy rainfall on Sunday. Local train services were disrupted on Central and Western Railway (WR) lines, and the Brihanmumb... Read More