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4 Recued, 2 Still Trapped As Part Of Building Collapses In Mumbai

Mumbai: Four people have been rescued and two others are still trapped after a portion of a building collapsed in Mumbai’s Ghatkopar East following heavy rainfall, according to Maharashtra minister Mangal Prabhat Lodha.

Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) informed news agency ANI that no casualties have been reported as of now. Two persons are thought to be trapped on the first floor, and three National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams are on the scene.

4 persons were safely rescued, but 2 remain trapped inside, according to Maharastra Minister Mangal Prabhat Lodha, as reported by ANI.

In a similar event, three people were hurt when the roof of a restaurant fell in Maharashtra’s Thane city after heavy rains, according to civic officials, as reported by news agency PTI on Sunday.

According to Thane Municipal Corporation’s Disaster Control Cell Director Yasin Tadvi, the incident occurred late Saturday night at the eatery on Ghodbunder Road. According to him, two women and a guy were injured and taken to a neighboring private hospital.

According to the official, the city received 58.90 mm of rain in the 12-hour period ending at 8.30 a.m. on Sunday. According to him, the total rainfall in the city this year has been recorded at 139.76 mm, compared to 172.71 mm for the same period last year.

According to Thane district authorities, many communities in Ulhasnagar township were also impacted by the heavy rain on Saturday. Heavy rains lashed Thane and the bordering Palghar district on Saturday, triggering flooding in numerous low-lying areas, according to officials.       

Many localities in Ulhasnagar township were also affected due to the heavy downpour on Saturday, as per Thane district authorities. Heavy rains lashed Thane and neighboring Palghar district on Saturday, causing water-logging in many low-lying areas, officials earlier said.       

Several areas in Bhiwandi, Kalyan, and Badlapur in Thane district were inundated and people had to make their way through knee-deep water on Saturday evening.

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