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Mumbai News Live Updates: Moderate to heavy rainfall likely till mid-September; BMC floats tender for bridge across Goregaon creek – The Indian Express

Mumbai is expected to receive moderate rainfall on September 7, and heavy rainfall at isolated places on September 9 and 10. (File photo)

Mumbai News Live Updates: Mumbai is likely to receive moderate to heavy rainfall between September 8 and 12, with a wet spell in the city on September 9, 10 and 11, which is likely to bring a cumulative 200 mm of rainfall in Mumbai, according to Skymet Weather Services, a private weather forecasting company.

Meanwhile, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is planning to build a new vehicular bridge across Goregaon creek to provide additional connectivity between Goregaon and Andheri, and ease traffic in Andheri, Oshiwara, and Lokhandwala. It will also help decongest the New Link Road near Andheri and SV Road near Oshiwara.

In other news, Cyrus Mistry’s funeral was held at the Worli crematorium in Mumbai on Tuesday. Palghar police in Maharashtra have obtained the CCTV footage of the Mercedes car in which former Tata Sons chairman Cyrus Mistry was travelling to Mumbai, shortly before it crashed, killing him and his friend, an official said. The footage shows the car passing through the Dapchari check post in Palghar district at 2.21 pm on Sunday, he said. The car hit a road divider on a bridge over the Surya river on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad Highway at around 3 pm, killing Mistry (54) and his friend Jahangir Pandole, who were on the back seats.

Mumbai News Live Updates: NHAI will be put up more signages on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad highway near Charoti bridge, cautioning motorists to drive safely, after Cyrus Mistry was killed after their car crashed on the bridge; Follow this space for Latest Updates