Around 600 passengers, including nine pregnant women, were rescued till 2 p.m. from the Mahalaxmi Express which remains stranded in heavy flood waters near Vangani, around 90 km from Mumbai, officials said here on Saturday.
Torrential downpours have swept away homes, triggered landslides and claimed at least 180 lives across South Asia.
At least 15 people were killed in India’s financial capital of Mumbai early on Tuesday when a wall collapsed during torrential monsoon downpours. Another 69 were injured when the structure
In the fourth phase, the BJP will be defending 45 of the seats it won in the 2014 Lok Sabha battle — 13 in Rajasthan, 12 in Uttar Pradesh, eight in Maharashtra, five in Madhya Pradesh, three in Bihar, three in Jharkhand and one in West Bengal.
Scores were trapped as a massive fire engulfed the Mahanagar Telephone Nagar Ltd (MTNL) building in Bandra on Monday afternoon, an official said.
Mumbai which is the financial capital of India has been flooded with rainwater causing disruption for commuters.
After a week's lull, monsoon revived with full force in Mumbai, coastal Konkan and other parts of Maharashtra, disrupting normal life, here on Wednesday.
During every monsoon season, which runs from June to September, India experiences fatal incidents of building and wall collapses as rainfall weakens the foundations of poorly-built structures.
At least one person was killed and one critically injured while 14 others were rescued from a fire that broke out in a four-storeyed building in Mumbai on Sunday afternoon.