A police complaint was registered by the Mumbai civic body after it suspected sabotage in the massive fire at the Deonar dumping ground. A massive fire broke out at the dumping ground, spread over 132 hectares and having at least 12 million tons of garbage, on Sunday (March 20) night.
BMC Commissioner Ajoy Mehta on Friday said that heavy rainfall is expected in Mumbai on Saturday as well, so schools are advised to remain shut. Addressing a press conference, he said that high tide is predicted at 2:30 am tonight and tomorrow at 3:10 pm. He requested people not to venture near the sea. He added that NDRF, Navy and Army have been alerted and they are on standby.