5 stories from Mumbai you shouldn’t miss

  • Hindustan Times
  • Updated: Jul 29, 2016 19:17 IST

1. Mumbai just 3mm short of its average July rainfall

A day after Mumbai witnessed light showers, overnight downpour brought July’s total rainfall to a mere 3mm short of its average. The city, till Friday morning, recorded 796.3mm as against 799.8mm as the average rainfall for July. The heavy rain led to waterlogged roads and trains running late. Read

2. Mumbai’s conjoined twins don’t require surgery urgently, say doctors

A set of conjoined twins — born with a common heart — will not be rushed into surgery, said doctors at the civic-run LTMG Sion Hospital. The babies were born to a 26-year old mother, a Sion-resident, on Wednesday morning through a caesarian section. Read

3. Visitors to Yeoor forest left behind 15,000kg of garbage last month’

Visitors to the Yeoor section of the Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP) left more than 15,000kg of garbage across the forest, padas within the forest and Yeoor village over the past month. Read

4. Rahul checked into hotel with ex-girlfriend a day before getting bail: Pratyusha’s parents

Pratyusha Banerjee’s parents said Rahul Raj Singh and his ex-girlfriend, Saloni Sharma, checked into a Malad hotel a day before he got bail from the Bombay high court. Read

5. Tree crushes car, kills driver

A man is feared dead after a tree fell on his car in Malad (West) around 7am on Friday. Read

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