MUMBAI POLICE HAVE ISSUED AN ORDER PROHIBITING TOURS INVOLVING A GROUP OF PEOPLE TRAVELLING TOGETHER TO A FOREIGN OR DOMESTIC DESTINATION BY PRIVATE OPERATORS AFTER THE NO. OF CASES IN THE STATE REACHED 31. A DAY BEFORE THE KAMAL NATH GOVERNMENT IN MADHYA PRADESH IS TO FACE A FLOOR TEST IN THE...
Mumbai's Marine Drive experienced high tide on Tuesday. The city has been reeling under heavy showers and waterlogged roads. Traffic congestion was also witnessed in several areas. A portion of a road collapsed at Rajendra Nagar in Borivali East. Four people fell in Vakola Nallah owing to a house collapse in Santacruz East. NDRF personnel conducted a search operation for victims following the collapse. Two minors were injured after a tree fall on their house at Chembur's HP Nagar. Local train services were called off due to waterlogging on tracks. Later, train services resumed partially on Western Railway. Mumbai surpassed its July 2014 record for the all-time high monthly rainfall on Tuesday. The Met Department has issued a red alert for today and tomorrow in Mumbai. BMC has asked offices in Mumbai to remain shut in view of the rain. BMC Commissioner, Iqbal Singh Chahal, said, "230 mm rainfall occurred within 10 hours. It is a flood-like situation. Mithi River swelled up and crossed the danger mark. We started evacuating people from the nearby slum areas. As of now, it is flowing below the danger level. Evacuation of people has now been stopped."
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Two people were killed after a portion of a multi-storey building collapsed in Uttar Pradesh's Noida. The incident which took place on Friday evening also left three injured. The under-construction building is located in Sector 11 and belongs to a private firm. A large number of police personnel along with senior officers and teams of the fire department and the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) were present on the spot for rescue operations. Taking cognisance of the incident, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath asked Gautam Buddh Nagar Police Commissioner Alok Singh to reach the spot. He also asked Singh to ensure all victims are rescued and given proper treatment, according to an official statement released in Lucknow. Singh said information was received this evening that a part of the building had collapsed during construction work. On the cause of the collapse, Singh said engineers and technical teams from the Noida Authority have reached the spot to ascertain the reason. The front portion of the building collapsed due to the construction work. The office of a solar panel manufacturing firm is located on the floor on which the work was going on, according to senior officials at the site.
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1st Battalion of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) evacuated villagers from flood-affected Gaurang Char village in Kokrajhar district. 16 search and rescue teams of NDRF are deployed for flood rescue operation in Assam. Over 100 people have died in the disaster so far.
The Union Health Ministry on August 04 briefed the media in Delhi, over the current COVID-19 situation in nation. Speaking in press conference, Ministry of Health, Secretary, Rajesh Bhushan stated that more than 6.6 lakh COVID-19 tests have been conducted in last 24 hours in the nation. Adding on it, he said recovered cases are now double of the active cases in India. He said, "More than 2 crore COVID-19 tests have been conducted, including more than 6.6 lakh tests in the last 24 hours. Recovered cases are now double of the active cases. The case fatality rate is lowest since the first lockdown."
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