Mumbai rain LIVE: Toll in house collapses rises to 24; heavy waterlogging on streets

Mumbai rain LIVE: Toll in house collapses rises to 24; heavy waterlogging on streets

The death toll from the wall collapses of houses due to the landslides in Mumbai’s Chembur and Vikhroli areas on Sunday mounted to 24. Waterlogging on streets and railway tracks was also reported in parts of Mumbai and its suburbs.

total of 24 people died in two different incidents of wall collapse due to landslides in Mumbai’s Chembur and Vikhroli areas on Sunday.

Heavy rains also caused waterlogging in parts of Mumbai and its suburbs on early Sunday morning, affecting the daily commuter’s movement in several parts of the city. Due to heavy rains, the railway tracks and streets were also waterlogged.

As many as 17 trains have been terminated shortly due to waterlogging on railway tracks at multiple locations in Mumbai and suburban areas, Western Railways said in a statement. Even local train services were affected on the Central Main Line and Harbour Line.

Heavy waterlogging on streets

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