Two individuals, considered one of them a railways worker, died of electrocution amid the document rain that slammed town, in line with officers.
Shambhu Soni, 38, a resident of Anand Nagar in Dahisar (East), was electrocuted by a brief circuit at 9.46am on Wednesday and he was rushed to Bharat Ratna Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar hospital in Kandivli, the place he was declared introduced lifeless. A railway worker recognized by Brihanmumbai Municipal Company (BMC) as Sanjeev, 22, was electrocuted to dying whereas on obligation close to Masjid Bunder railway station on Wednesday.
Officers stated the tracks on the station had been submerged below 1.5 ft of water , following which Kumar acquired into the waterlogged space to examine a pump positioned by BMC. He was declared lifeless on the hospital.
The exceptionally heavy rain of 331.2mm rain in 24 hours, accompanied by chaotic winds starting from 70-80kmph, between Wednesday and Thursday not solely broke the document for this season, however was the best monsoon rain document for south Mumbai in 46 years and second-highest all-time rain document throughout monsoon, the India Meteorological Division (IMD) stated on Thursday.
The very best all-time document was on July 5, 1974 with 575.6 mm rain in 24 hours. The Colaba climate station, consultant of south Mumbai, recorded 331.2 mm (exceptionally heavy) rain between 8.30am Wednesday and eight.30am Thursday. This was additionally the all-time excessive one-day rain in August.
Over the previous 72 hours (August 3, 8.30am to August 6, 8.30am), Mumbai noticed its heaviest rain spell this season with the island metropolis recording 637.2mm rain in south Mumbai and 505.2 mm rain within the suburbs.
On Thursday, a part of the second flooring in a ground-plus-four-storey construction in Dadar collapsed afternoon. The incident was reported at 12.30 pm, no accidents had been reported.