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From Cyclone Tauktae to landslides and fires, 5 disasters that shook Mumbai

From Cyclone Tauktae to landslides and fires, 5 disasters that shook Mumbai

After facing the wrath of the #CoronaVirus pandemic in #2020, #Mumbai hoped 2021 would bring better tidings. It was nothing like what the city wished it to be though, as #Mumbai witnessed a slew of disasters while it was in the midst of a devastating second wave of #Covid19. We look back at the tragedies in 2021, and how they wrecked Mumbai.

25 December,2021 10:50 PM IST
Cyclone Tauktae: Warship INS Kochi brings 125 rescuees to Mumbai

Cyclone Tauktae: Warship INS Kochi brings 125 rescuees to Mumbai

The warship INS Kochi arrived in Mumbai on 19th May with 125 workmen rescued from barge P305, an accommodation barge that sank amid the Cyclone Tauktae fury. Of the 273 people on the ill-fated barge, 184 have been rescued so far by the Indian Navy. Watch this video to see INS Kochi bring back 125 rescuees to Mumbai. 

19 May,2021 12:00 AM IST | Mumbai
Cyclone Tauktae affects Ranbir Kapoor & Alia Bhatt’s under-construction house

Cyclone Tauktae affects Ranbir Kapoor & Alia Bhatt’s under-construction house

Cyclone Tauktae majorly impacted the city of Mumbai, and people on social media have been sharing videos and pictures, asking everyone to stay safe and indoors. Cyclone Tauktae wreaked havoc in the maximum city, and Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt’s under-construction residence at Pali Hill also faced the wrath of the cyclone, after a tree fell outside the complex. 

18 May,2021 12:00 AM IST | Mumbai
Cyclone Tauktae leaves behind a trail of destruction in Mumbai

Cyclone Tauktae leaves behind a trail of destruction in Mumbai

Gusty winds along with very heavy rainfall hit Mumbai on May 17 due to the extremely severe cyclonic storm Tauktae, which has barrelled towards Gujarat. As a result, more than 600 trees collapsed across the city, mostly in the South and Western suburbs. Many parts of Mumbai and its neighbouring districts faced severe waterlogging. According to officials, two people were killed in neighbouring Palghar, one person died in Thane, and four people reportedly died in Raigad district in separate incidents related to the cyclonic storm. Watch this video to know all the damage that Cyclone Tauktae caused in Mumbai.

18 May,2021 12:00 AM IST | Mumbai
Transport services in Mumbai disrupted due to Cyclone Tauktae

Transport services in Mumbai disrupted due to Cyclone Tauktae

High-speed winds and heavy rains lashed Mumbai and its neighbouring areas on May 17, as the "extremely severe cyclonic storm" Tauktae headed towards Gujarat, uprooting trees and disrupting local train services in Mumbai. In view of the strong winds, the Bandra-Worli sea-link was closed for traffic. Watch this video for more.

18 May,2021 12:00 AM IST | Mumbai
Cyclone Tauktae wreaks havoc in Mumbai

Cyclone Tauktae wreaks havoc in Mumbai

Cyclone Tauktae hit Mumbai with full fury after midnight on 17th May, bringing with it heavy rains, thunder, lightning and powerful gales, wreaking havoc in the city. With Cyclone Tauktae moving closer, the India Meteorological Department has predicted rain and strong winds for the city over the next 48 hours. The IMD said the cyclonic storm Tauktae has further intensified into an Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm with a ragged eye. Watch this video. 

17 May,2021 12:00 AM IST | Mumbai

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