Heavy rain led to the overflow of the Dahisar river within the northwestern suburbs on Monday and Tuesday, inundating elements of Sanjay Gandhi Nationwide Park (SGNP), and inflicting highway harm.
Areas inside and alongside the periphery of SGNP in Borivli witnessed waterlogging with the nationwide park workplace and 6 buildings of employees quarters getting flooded.
“All buildings had 1.5-foot-high water. Our employees is engaged on its removing. Nonetheless, extra flooding was witnessed alongside Shanti Van bridge at SGNP’s periphery, which has introduced site visitors to a standstill,” stated Vijay Barabde, vary forest officer, SGNP.
Sunil Limaye, extra principal chief conservator of forest (wildlife-west), stated, “Fortunately no animals have been injured within the wild or on the animal rescue centres, and there have been minimal tree fall instances. Thankfully, an correct forecast by the climate bureau helped us determine the danger we had been dealing with. On Monday, all main recordsdata, electronics, and different valuables had been stored at a peak of 5 ft and above, to make sure they don’t get broken.” Final 12 months, the park’s workplaces had been flooded as much as 3.5 ft, and vital paperwork and computer systems had been broken.