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Mumbai Rains Live Update: Heavy rain is forecast for Mumbai and its suburbs today. (Express photo by Amit Chakraborty)

Mumbai Weather Forecast Live Update (July 25): According to an alert issued by IMD Mumbai at 1 pm, moderate to heavy rainfall is likely over Mumbai and adjoining districts of Thane, Raigad and Ratnagiri in the next 3-4 hours. Earlier, IMD made a sound orange Heavy to very heavy rainfall is forecast in isolated pockets of the city today.

A Landslides were reported in Andheri, Mumbai Monday (July 24) and Tuesday midnight, the first such incident in the area this year’s monsoon season. The incident took place at Ram Bagh Cooperative Housing Society (CHS) in Chakala Para, Andheri (East) and no casualty was reported. According to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) disaster cell, gravel started rolling from a hill adjacent to the building, which was followed by a mud-slide. Local residents started leaving the area after that.

In other news, a 72-year-old founder trustee of a charitable trust from Powai has filed a fraud complaint against the Kerala-based founder of the trust. He is accused of defrauding Rs 5.5 crore. According to the police, the accused, Sunildas Prabhakaran, husband of Muthalamada Charitable Trust, praised the complainant, Athraseri Sethu Madhavan, founder trustee of Warrior Foundation, Powai, for his exemplary work in rehabilitating flood-affected people of Kerala and earning their trust.

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Mumbai tree

Mumbai has lost a significant portion of its green cover, as over 100 trees fell in the city in the past week as torrential rain brought the city to a standstill. The city has been reeling under incessant heavy rains for the past one week, with rainfall figures touching the triple digit mark three times. The city recorded its highest rainfall of the season between July 21 and 22 According to statistics recorded by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), a total of 113 trees fell in the island city and suburbs between July 18 and 23, with 56 incidents reported between July 19 and 20 alone. The civic body’s data also said that 113 trees fell, 50 from the western suburbs, 32 from the eastern suburbs and 31 from the island city.

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First Published: 25-07-2023 at 10:17 IST

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