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Mumbai News Live Updates: Air quality remains ‘very poor’; Shraddha Walkar’s father Vikas to address press conference today – The Indian Express

Mumbai was engulfed in smog on Thursday morning as the air quality dipped to ‘very poor’. (Express Photo: Amit Chakravarty)

Mumbai News Live Updates, 9 December 2022: Mumbai’s air quality remained ‘very poor’ on Friday morning, with a reading of 308 on the Air Quality Index. The temperature in the city dipped by 2 degrees Celsius; the Santacruz Observatory recorded 18.6 degrees Celsius. This is the first time this month the city has recorded a minimum temperature below 20 degrees Celsius.

In other news, Vikas Walkar, the father of deceased Shraddha Walkar, will address a press conference this afternoon. This will be his first public comments on his daughter’s death, allegedly at the hands of her live-in partner Aaftab Poonawala. Shraddha was allegedly murdered, her body chopped in several pieces and disposed of by Aaftab in a jungle area in the outskirts of New Delhi. Both Shraddha and Aaftab hailed from Vasai.

Travel for citizens will become more seamless in Mumbai as Metro Line 2B between DN Nagar and Mandale — the western and eastern suburbs of Mumbai — will also connect three other Metro lines. The line is proposed to connect with the suburban railway stations at Kurla East and Mankhurd allowing passengers to access Central Railway and Harbour line trains as well as the Monorail station at Chembur.

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