The Shiv Sena, which governs the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), welcomed today the efforts of the civic corps to ensure that the situation “did not disturb” in Mumbai, which received more than 468 mm of rain in the last 12 hours .
In an editorial published in Saamana party spokesman, the saffron group noted that all officials are on the way and helping people reach their destination, as well as ensuring that the situation remains under the control of the administration.
“BMC’s preparation for natural calamity has ensured that the situation has not been revealed, and the civic corps must be commended for this, even after heavy rains, no major incident took place.” -he says.
“Mumbai and Maharashtra have always received the blessings of Ganpati, we believe that God will also facilitate this problem,” said the party headed by Uddhav Thackeray.
Sena, who spearheaded the Bombay Civic Corps for more than two decades, said the heavy downpour reminded megapolis of the blast cloud on July 26, 2005, when there was about 950 mm of rainfall in 24 hours.
“Even IMD said Monday that the rain was more than they expected.” The sun was not visible all day and the high tide increased the evils of the city. won the natural calamity, “he said.
Meanwhile, Mumbai continues to roll under the impact of heavy rainfall with the MeT department predicting heavy rains in the coastal areas of Maharashtra and Gujarat.
Torrential rains beat the metropolis all day yesterday. The city has seen a huge increase of 298 mm, the highest in August since 1997.
So far, five deaths have been reported in different parts of the city. The city and its suburbs have practically a holiday today with Prime Minister Maharashtra, Devendra Fadnavis, who advises people to stay in the country, unless an emergency occurs.