#MumbaiRains: Torrential rains batter city, disrupts life

The city of Mumbai woke up to a rainy morning on Wednesday as heavy rains lashed several parts of the metropolis and suburbs. Torrential showers in the wee hours of the morning caused water-logging in areas such as Sion, Parel, Dadar and Byculla. Adjoining areas like Thane and Navi Mumbai received over 100mm of rainfall […]

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Know how to safeguard your child this monsoon

Experts are witnessing cases of viral fever, dengue, malaria, diarrhoea and respiratory infections in children, and have also warned that even leptospirosis cases may come up. Hence, experts suggest parents to take care of children by making the house mosquito-proof, ensuring adequate hydration, giving them boiled water, and avoid eating street food. Mumbai may come […]

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#MumbaiRains: Nature lashes Maharashtra, 700 people stuck in Mahalaxmi express

It has been raining relentlessly since the last two days over Mumbai and adjacent areas like Thane and Badlapur. Incessant rains in Mumbai have severely hampered the city. The Kolhapur-bound Mahalaxmi Express with over 700 passengers on board was stranded stranded between Baldlapur and Vangani due to waterlogged tracks. The Navy and NDRF has been pressed […]

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Homecare for children: Combating common monsoon illnesses

Monsoon is the most awaited season of the year as it provides relief from the scorching summers. To make the best of the season, people like to treat themselves to samosas, pakoras along with hot tea or coffee. However, the change in weather conditions also brings along numerous infections and diseases. Senior citizens and children […]

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Praja Foundation’s paper reveal 265% rise in dengue cases in Mumbai

Swine flu, dengue patients rising at an alarming rate in Mumbai

Hence, experts have highlighted some preventive measures like avoiding stagnant water which is the perfect breeding grounds for mosquitoes. Monsoon is pleasing and helps you get that much-needed relief from the scorching heat. But, along with that, it can also put you at the risk of fatal diseases like swine flu, dengue, malaria, typhoid, flu, […]

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Mumbai witnesses 36 cases of swine flu, so far this monsoon

Mumbai recorded its first suspected swine flu death on Saturday night. A 26-year-old woman from Mumbra succumbed to the suspected H1N1 virus after she stopped responding to treatment. Danishta Idress Khan had been admitted to the civic-run KEM Hospital in Parel in the first week of July. She was diagnosed with swine flu and was […]

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Mumbai: One-and-half-year-old boy feared drowned, search operations continue

Thirty-six hours after a toddler slipped into an open drain (gutter) in Mumbai’s Goregaon, search operation launched by the Mumbai Fire brigade and National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) still continuing. Mumbai Fire bridge and NDRF personnel have searched the 10-kilometre area, but their efforts have yielded no results. The one-and-half-year-old named Divyansh Singh, has been […]

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#MumbaiRains: Maha govt directs hospitals to create separate wards to tackle monsoon-related emergencies

Incessant rainfall over the night has brought Mumbai to a standstill as several parts of the city is still under the water. Heavy rain has also lashed Palghar and Pune. There is no sign of relief from the non-stop downpour even for the next three days as the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy […]

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Indian Navy plays proactive role in rescuing citizens stranded in Mumbai rains

Incessant rainfall over the night has brought Mumbai to a standstill as several parts of the city is still under the water. There is no sign of relief from the non-stop downpour even on Tuesday as the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy to extremely heavy rainfall across the state. Water logging at various […]

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Here’s how you can tackle these 5 deadly monsoon related diseases

Here’s how you can tackle these 5 deadly monsoon related diseases

Most common difficulties faced are seasonal illnesses, which are a package monsoon deal. Often caused due to environmental factors, here are the five most common monsoon diseases that you need to look out for. Preparing to tackle them effectively is half the battle won. Dengue A disease spread by mosquitoes that typically bite early in […]

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