The metropolis of Mumbai that include suburbs and city region of Mumbai received 39.1 inch (994mm) rainfall in single day on 26th July 2005. This is a case of natural disaster in a single metro city where in flood situation happened because of heavy on spot rain and not because of typical reasons of flood in any area due to over flooding of rivers.
The floods were caused by the eighth heaviest-ever recorded 24-hour rainfall figure of 944 mm (37.17 inches) which lashed the metropolis on 26 July 2005, and intermittently continued for the next day. 644mm (25.35 inches) was received within the 12-hour period between 8 am and 8 pm. Torrential rainfall continued for the next week.
Summary: On Tuesday July 26, 2005 Mumbai suffered a severe battering from the skies causing a devastating deluge. It all happened so suddenly that before the people realized the danger, it was too late to go home. No food, no water, people wandering around the streets of Mumbai helplessly. The flood was the cause of the death of many.Essay on waterlogging in mumbai Watch Heavy rains cause waterlogging in several parts of Mumbai video online on Rediff Videos. News. According to the India Meteorological Department, as of 8:30 am on Sunday morning, Thane reported 28 cm of rain, Santacruz 20.1 cm, and Colaba 13 cm Mumbai rain Heavy rain lashes parts of Mumbai for second day, waterlogging at several places.Mumbai rains are a rude wake up for Mumbaikars; from 2005 floods to 2017, what have we learnt? What happened in Mumbai on 29 August wasn’t nature’s fury.
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