Mumbai, July 22: Since last one week Mumbai has been receiving heavy rainfall and in last 24 hours the city witnessed huge traffics, a landslide in Bandra, four to five trees uprooted in Bandra region. In a separate incident that took place in Chembur, a former Doordarshan anchor, Kanchan Nath (58), was crushed under a coconut tree that fell straight on her head while she was on a morning walk.Also Read - NCB Official Sameer Wankhede’s Wife Writes to Maharashtra CM Uddhav, Says ‘Woman's Dignity Being Toyed, Balasaheb Wouldn’t Have Liked It’
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On Saturday morning heavy rains caused landslide in Pali Hill area of Bandra. Pictures released by news agency ANI on social media show that a landslide has occurred in Mumbai’s Bandra area due to the heavy rainfall. Also Read - International Flights: Air India Announces Fresh Flight Schedule Between India and Thailand | Here’s How to Book Tickets
A ground report had earlier revealed that roads in major Mumbai areas are pockmarked with potholes. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation had promised that the situation this year would be different, the ground situation seems not to have changed much. Also Read – Mumbai: Tree Falls on Former Doordarshan Anchor; Husband Blames BMC
Four Trees Collapse, Damage Road in Mumbai’s Bandra After Heavy Rains
On Friday night, strong winds and incessant downpour uprooted four trees on a road at Pali Hill, Bandra, damaging part of the road. No one was injured.
According to reports, a part of the road going toward Ambedkar Road gave in to the night-long stormy weather. BMC leader Swapna Mhatre said, “The stores along the road also got damaged after the two big trees fell down”.
Officials from BMC’s disaster management team reportedly said that the trees fell on the compound along the road, damaging a car parked nearby.
Tree Fall on Former Doordarshan Anchor; Husband Blames BMC
Kanchan Nath, a 58-year-old Doordarshan anchor was on Thursday morning crushed under a coconut tree that fell straight on her head while she was taking a morning walk. The incident took place on Thursday, July 20. Hindustan Times report suggests that Kanchan Nath, a yoga teacher, was taking a morning walk near her home when the incident took place. The victim has been currently admitted at a hospital in ICU. Kanchan Nath’s husband Rajat Nath blamed the Mumbai’s civic body for not permitting the coconut tree to be cut.