Mumbai city, its eastern suburbs and western suburbs recorded rainfall of 27.45 mm, 5.24 mm and 9.38 mm, respectively, in the last 24 hours
Yet, the great city has many redeeming qualities spoken about romantically in countless articles, documentaries and books.
The meeting at the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation headquarters in South Mumbai took place in the background of heavy rains in the city and its suburbs since morning.
The Met department also said that there is a possibility of occasional strong winds reaching 40-50 kmph, the civic officials said.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast heavy rainfall in the city and suburbs with very heavy to extremely heavy rains very likely at isolated places on Thursday.
A minor boy and two other persons were injured after a portion of a hill crashed on the two-storey Narayan Hadke Chawl in Chunabhatti area around 10.30 am.
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Mumbai and some of its neighbouring districts witnessed heavy rains and flooding on Tuesday morning.
The island city received an average 95.81 mm of rainfall in the 24-hour period ending at 8 am on Tuesday, while the eastern and western suburbs recorded 115.09 mm and 116.73 mm of rainfall.
The Maharashtra Cabinet has also decided to call a special session of the state assembly for two days-- July 2 and July 3.
The MeT office has also warned of isolated extremely heavy rainfall in Arunachal Pradesh on June 10-11, and Assam and Meghalaya during the next five days.
The Santacruz weather station in suburban Mumbai recorded a whopping 242 mm rainfall in the 24 hours ending at 8.30 am Thursday.
Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Wednesday declared that schools under its jurisdiction will be used as shelters for housing people stranded due to rain.
Water-logging occurred in the areas near King Circle railway station and Gandhi market.
Residents are putting out videos of waterlogging in several areas, while the meteorological department warns of more severe rainfall for the next three days.