Mumbai woke up to heavy rain on Wednesday as India’s financial capital braces for civic menace that is anticipated with monsoon every year. Visuals showed vehicles plying on the road as heavy showers pounded the city. The rainfall hit the city two days after the weather department sounded an alert for the city.
The Regional Meteorological Centre of Mumbai had earlier predicted heavy rainfall for Maharashtra, including Mumbai, on Monday. “Generally cloudy sky with moderate rain in city and suburbs. Possibility of heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places,” the weather agency had informed in its daily bulletin. The India Meteorological Department had also said scattered to fairly widespread rainfall was likely over Maharashtra among other states for this week.
Meanwhile, heavy rain has wreaked havoc in the northeastern states of Assam and Meghalaya. In Assam, the flood situation worsened on Tuesday claiming seven more lives, with casualties in the deluge rising to 89 so far. Chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that a package would be announced soon.
In Meghalaya’s South Garo Hills, roads were blocked, bridges washed away, mobile connectivity snapped and power supply disrupted as flash floods caused devastation, affecting around 40,000 people.
Watch: Heartbreak for Warner as Australia opener gets stumped out on 99
Australian batter David Warner fell agonizingly short of his century when he was stumped out on 99 during the fourth ODI against Sri Lanka on Tuesday. Chasing a 259-run target to win and stay alive in the series, Warner stuck at one end as wickets continued to fall on the other, but couldn’t see Australia off the finishing line as Dhananjaya de Silva dismissed him for the visitors’ seventh wicket of the innings.
Recipe: Say ‘yes’ to muscle growth and bone health with stir fried chicken
Living in pandemic days, we are always looking out for a diet and lifestyle that works for us in these coronavirus hit times hence, this Wednesday, we are going forward with a scrumptious recipe of stir fried chicken with cucumber. Wednesdays are for weight loss, muscle growth and bone health and if you, like us, are looking for a highly nutritious meal that ticks protein for the day, check out this recipe of stir fried chicken with cucumber
‘I would have stopped Pant from becoming captain. Wouldn’t have allowed it’
Rishabh Pant’s first stint as captain of the Indian team was a rather adventurous one. Appointed captain a day before the start of the India vs South Africa T20I series after a groin injury ruled KL Rahul out, Pant lost the first two matches. Then, with the series on the line, Pant and his young Indian team regrouped to win the third and fourth T20Is to level the series. In all this, Pant’s batting remained a concern while he also failed to win a single toss.
Recipe: Give the summer heat a tropical tangy twist with Kokum Cooler
Mindful eating and developing a sustainable lifestyle that anyone can follow independently is the secret to a balanced health and fitness-oriented approach to life where one works with the foods they are familiar with and eat every day, removing the need to make drastic changes to the way they eat or live in order to make them happier yet healthier and stronger. In lieu of the same, we decided to check into the pantry and whip up a tropical tangy summer drink, Kokum Cooler, made from the spices and ingredients that can easily be found in our kitchens.
Watch: incredible scenes in Colombo as fans go ‘wild’ after Sri Lanka’s win
Sri Lanka clinched an incredible series win over Australia during the fourth ODI of the series in Colombo. In a thrilling game that went to the very last ball of the match at the R Premadasa Stadium, the home side held its nerve to beat Australia by four runs, taking an unassailable 3-1 lead in the five-match series. Batting first, Sri Lanka scored 258 with Charitha Asalanka (110) smashing a brilliant century; in reply, Australia could only reach 254, thanks to a disciplined bowling effort from the hosts.