• Mumbai: Vehicles ply on a waterlogged street during heavy rains, at Byculla area in Mumbai, Wednesda

    Mangroves destruction to blame for flooding in Mumbai, says experts

    India | Aug 06, 2020, 12:28 PM IST

    Destruction of mangroves and unplanned constructions are responsible for flooding in Mumbai every year after heavy rains, say environment activists and town planners.Mangroves absorb excess water but they are being destroyed in Mumbai in the guise of infrastructure development