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Mumbai: Megacity in Maharashtra, India
Mumbai is the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra. According to United Nations, as of 2018, Mumbai was the second-most populous city in India after Delhi and the seventh-most populous city in the world with a population of roughly 20 million. As per Indian government population census of 2011, Mumbai was the most populous city in India with an estimated city proper population of 12.5 million living under Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai. Mumbai is the centre of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region, the sixth most populous metropolitan area in the world with a population of over 23 million. Mumbai lies on the Konkan coast on the west coast of India and has a deep natural harbour. In 2008, Mumbai was named an alpha world city. It has the highest number of millionaires and billionaires among all cities in India. Mumbai is home to three UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the Elephanta Caves, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus, and the city's distinctive ensemble of Victorian and Art Deco buildings.

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High tides of 4.67 meters expected today in Mumbai [Video]

High tides of 4.67 meters expected today in Mumbai

High tide of 4.67 meters expected at 1:03 pm on July 06 as per Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation. BMC had issued high tide warning and has requested people to stay away from the seashore. Mumbai and..

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Indian Coast Guard rescues 6 Sri Lankan fishermen in Chennai [Video]

Indian Coast Guard rescues 6 Sri Lankan fishermen in Chennai

Indian Coast Guard rescued six Sri Lankan fishermen by a merchant vessel YM Summit from 170 nautical miles east of Chennai in Tamil Nadu. The rescue operation was coordinated by Indian Coast Guard..

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Trees uprooted in Mumbai due to incessant rainfall [Video]

Trees uprooted in Mumbai due to incessant rainfall

Heavy rain accompanied by strong winds lashed Mumbai on July 05 leaving trees uprooted near the Bandra in Mumbai. Despite several warnings issued by Mumbai Police, people were also seen at sea shore...

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Rough sea worries fishermen in Mumbai's Colaba [Video]

Rough sea worries fishermen in Mumbai's Colaba

Fishermen living at the coast in Mumbai's Colaba seek help from local administration fearing water-logging in their houses due to incessant rainfall. High tides were also witnessed today at the coast...

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Watch: High tide observed at Mumbai's Marine Drive post heavy rainfall [Video]

Watch: High tide observed at Mumbai's Marine Drive post heavy rainfall

High tide was observed at Mumbai's Marine Drive as heavy rain lashed the city on July 05. According to IMD, Mumbai and its sub-urban areas have received extreme rainfall during last 24 hours. As per..

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Watch: Mumbai's Powai Lake overflows due to continuous rainfall [Video]

Watch: Mumbai's Powai Lake overflows due to continuous rainfall

Powai Lake in Mumbai overflew due to incessant rainfall. According to IMD, Mumbai and its sub-urban areas have received extreme rainfall during last 24 hours. As per weather forecast, intense to very..

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Heavy rainfall leads to water-logging in several parts of Mumbai [Video]

Heavy rainfall leads to water-logging in several parts of Mumbai

Mumbai witnessed heavy rainfall which led to water-logging in several parts of the city including, King's Circle and Sion areas. According to weather forecast, Mumbai and suburbs will witness heavy..

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Downpour continues in Mumbai [Video]

Downpour continues in Mumbai

Heavy rainfall continues in Mumbai on July 04. Monsoon has brought frequent rain spells in financial capital. Downpour partially disrupted vehicular movement at King's Circle area. India Meteorological..

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High tides hits Mumbai, IMD issues red alert [Video]

High tides hits Mumbai, IMD issues red alert

High tides hit Marine Drive in Mumbai on July 04. Weather officials have issued a high alert for Mumbai. The Indian Meteorological Department has confirmed that heavy rainfall is expected to occur..

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Mumbai's Null Bazar area turns into 'pond' after downpour [Video]

Mumbai's Null Bazar area turns into 'pond' after downpour

Mumbai's Null Bazar area witnessed water-logging after heavy rain in the area. Traffic was affected badly due to water-logging. Heavy rain warning has been issued for parts of Maharashtra on July 4.

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Delhi will definitely receive rainfall on July 4: IMD scientist [Video]

Delhi will definitely receive rainfall on July 4: IMD scientist

India Meteorological Department's senior scientist, RK Jenamani on the weather conditions in Gujarat and Delhi. Jenamani said, "Gujarat will receive very heavy rainfall from July 04 and 05. Delhi will..

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Heavy rain lashes Mumbai, downpour to continue for 2 days [Video]

Heavy rain lashes Mumbai, downpour to continue for 2 days

Heavy rain accompanied by strong winds lashed Mumbai on July 03. Heavy showers are expected to continue in the financial capital for two days. Several areas of Mumbai were waterlogged after heavy..

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Veteran choreographer Saroj Khan passes away at 71 [Video]

Veteran choreographer Saroj Khan passes away at 71

Ace choreographer Saroj Khan passed away at the age of 71 in Mumbai on July 03. She was admitted to hospital on June 20 after she complained of breathing issues. She died due to a cardiac arrest in the..

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Industries can expand in tier-2 and 3 cities for skilled manpower: Nitin Gadkari [Video]

Industries can expand in tier-2 and 3 cities for skilled manpower: Nitin Gadkari

Union Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Nitin Gadkari inaugurated New Global Innovation Park Facility at Haryana's Manesar via video conferencing from Nagpur. He stressed on the need to..

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Heavy rainfall expected in Mumbai for next 2 days, orange alert issued: IMD [Video]

Heavy rainfall expected in Mumbai for next 2 days, orange alert issued: IMD

Union Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Nitin Gadkari inaugurated New Global Innovation Park Facility at Haryana's Manesar via video conferencing from Nagpur. He stressed on the need to..

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COVID-19: Lalbaugcha Raja Mandal to set up blood donation camp during Ganeshotsav [Video]

COVID-19: Lalbaugcha Raja Mandal to set up blood donation camp during Ganeshotsav

Mumbai's Lalbaugcha Raja Ganeshotsav Mandal has decided not to hold Ganeshotsav this time in wake of COVID-19 pandemic. While addressing a press conference in Mumbai on July 01, the Secretary of..

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