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Incessant downpour in Mumbai kills many and brings life to halt
On the social media, the pictures of heavy downpour in Mumbai are being shared with people marking themselves safe or otherwise to seek help, reportedly, the continuous heavy downpour killed around two dozen people.

A large area of Mumbai and Thane has got waterlogged with some houses collapses that have led to loss of life. The local transport services are affected badly and many people have been stuck up.

Offices and schools have declared holidays both in Mumbai and nearby towns and the authorities have appealed to people to avoid stepping out of their residences or shelters.

Heavy rains have also been reported from Pune with causalities. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has reportedly visited some areas with officials and Municipal Corporation Disaster Management services have been pressed into action.

With continuous heavy rains people have asked not to venture out and be on alert for coming few days due to the overflowing Mithi river. Many people have evacuated from the areas flooded by the overflowing river, it is informed.

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