Mumbai doctor goes missing in Dadar’s Matkar area
A doctor went missing after falling into an open manhole on Dadar’s Matkar Road. A missing complaint has been registered at Dadar police station on the account of an eyewitness. Police said that the eyewitness tried to help him but could not get hold of him. The missing person has been identified as Dr Amarapurkar of Bombay hospital. Since the police is yet to recover a body, they are saying that they cannot say whether Amarapurkar is dead. His umbrella was found near the manhole, News 18 reported.
Watch visuals from near Deepak Cinema which was completely flooded on Tuesday
Several trains rescheduled due to Mumbai rains
Situation back to normal, except slight delay due to water logging around Matunga: Western railway CPRO, Ticonderoga Bhakar
Western Railway CPRO Ticonderoga Bhakar said that the situation on the Western Line was back to normal, despite Tuesday’s unusually heavy rainfall. He said that all trains were operating normally, however, a delay of 15 to 20 minutes was reproted becuase some speed restrictyions have been put in place near Matunga as tracks remain water logged.
Watch: A first person account of wading through water-logged streets in Lower Parel on Tuesday
Watch: Auto rickshaws return to Mumbai streets after Tuesday’s deluge
Watch: Part of the road caves in after rainfal in Royal Palms
Watch: Landslide at Royal Palms
In Pictures: Water recedes from Lower Parel
Water has receded from most parts of the city and trains have resumed services. Lower Parel area, which resembled a water body at most places till yesterday is now cleared. However, a trail of debris and garbage is strewn across the city, which must be cleaned before further rainfall or the entire garbage will end up clogging the city drains.
Western Naval Command make arrangements to provide shelter
The Western Naval Command has made arrangements to provide shelter to Mumbaikars. WNC has made arrangements to provide shelter to stranded Mumbaikars at Colaba, Worli and Ghatkopar,” a spokesperson said.