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Mumbai Monsoon Disaster 2005 Tips

Terrible Tuesday
Aug 25, 2005 01:50 AM Read
That's what all the papers are calling it. It's supposed to have rained nonstop for 24 hours on that fateful tuesday and the record stands at over 900 mm of rainfall. That's in the top ten list of'heaviest rainfall in 24 hrs' in the country. I did'nt personally lose any belongings nor was my fam...Read More

Mumbai - A Maharashtra Bastion Fantasy
Aug 13, 2005 06:26 PM Read
This place is gonna have a DMP(Disaster Mangement Plan) to counter a Tsunami. So when a wave plus another wave plus another wave hits here and dumps buildings down within 5 minutes and gets rid of 165, 000 persons like Indonesia, some soiled sons are gonna get the DMP in action. Now what exac...Read More

Mumbai - Took A Halt
Aug 10, 2005 10:00 AM Read
July 26th, 2005 - A day that no man wants to remember but will forever. Nature took its toll in the most unexpected way. Nature answered people's prayers for Rains as we even today depend a lot on this unpredictable source for our daily supply of water, for our crops and many other daily need...Read More

Rain..Rain Go away !!!
Aug 05, 2005 04:55 PM Read
It’s been a year of natural disaster and train accidents for India. First it was the devastating tsunami, *which took the entire southern India by shock and surprise. The loss was enormous. Most of the coastal areas were eroded off. The entire nation mourned and stood together for the rehabilita...Read More

Ten reasons why Mumbai is no Shanghai
Aug 05, 2005 01:07 PM Read
On & on the rain will fall, like tears from the star, On and on rain will say how fragile we are? Hell broke loose on India’s financial capital last week as torrential rains deluged the Mumbai city and inundated its Shanghai dreams.  A drencher on July 26 punctured Mumbai’s megalopolis bub...Read More

Madness in Mumbai
Aug 03, 2005 02:14 PM Read
I was caught in Mumbai on my visit to the city between 25-07 to 30-07 when the flood sitiuation was at its worst. Instead of cribbing about the situation I would like to share the following survival tricks that I learnt: If the situation is bad never venture out after 6PM as maximum damage as...Read More

::: Tears In The Rain :::
Aug 02, 2005 06:20 AM Read
Mid-Day has reported that the MeT had received pictures of an impending cloudburst over the suburbs at around 2 pm. What did they do about it? Zilch. Mid-Day has reported that the MeT had received pictures of an impending cloudburst over the suburbs at around 2 pm. What did they do about it? ...Read More

26th July : Disaster Day
Aug 01, 2005 08:04 PM Read
26th is proving to be a disaster day. Gujarat earthquake, killer tsunami and now its Mumbai rains. On 26th July, 2005 till 9.30 a.m. there was not much rain, starts after that and at 10.00 a.m. it was pouring heavily. I had to go for the work in Thane . so I decided to go.at 12.30 p.m. when I...Read More

Again Nature Strikes on the 26th!!!!
Aug 01, 2005 01:21 AM Read
The 26th!.A day that each one will remember always, be it the Gujarat Earthquake which happened on 26th January, the Tsunami on 26th December or the Monsoon Floods in Mumbai on 26th July! INTRODUCTION: The monsoons usually are a sign of prosperity and happiness but the monsoons on the 26th...Read More

Nature's one furious frown...
Jul 31, 2005 10:37 PM Read
.And the city is half drown! Whoever thought of this? But then, don't we always get caught unaware, unwarned despite all the'arrangement' and the'tall claims' made in the past by the so called Disaster Management-(Read it as Disastrous management!) of the'City of Dreams' - all my dreams just got...Read More

Neck deep in water
Jul 31, 2005 10:09 PM Read
Mumbai the city that never sleeps , that is constantly on the move was well brought down on its knees by the thing it loves most the monsoons.the mayhem which begin tuesday afternoon at 2pm is well into its fifth day and still going strong.it led to scences  like massive traffic gridlocks, homes...Read More

The odyssey of Rain ..hell
Jul 30, 2005 06:17 PM Read
It was Tuesday afternoon. I was busy on my PC when my colleague came and said. 'Sohail Look outside. It’s raining'. I replied  “what’s news in it?' he said.'please have a look'. As we watched outside it felt like the wrath of nature. Then it was declared half-day in office. peo...Read More

Mumbai need your help Mumbaikar’s lets do it
Jul 30, 2005 05:03 PM Read
It has always been an attraction for the tourists to come to Mumbai, RAINS. People from across the world come to see this festival called “Rains “in Mumbai. As it is true, that every coin has 2 sides & that everything has a positive & a negative effect to it. Even rains have a negative effect...Read More

Floods in Mumbai
Jul 30, 2005 04:23 PM Read
A day before the heavy downpour things looked quite normal & good, no one expected such a disastrous day ahead.On tue morning I as usual left for my office in bandra. I left for my meetings frm office in da morning, was slightly drizzling that time.I stopped over for lunch at a friends café a...Read More

Bombay spirit...
Jul 30, 2005 02:35 PM Read
July 26th, 27th and 28th - Bombay has seen the worst 3 days ever so far and yet the spirit of Bombayites is'Life goes on' and you bet it goes on with a smile. No electricity no communication means, yet this city was alive. We have read many stories of people who helped saved so many lives and ot...Read More

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