MUMBAI: The heavy winds of the cyclone Tauktae, which hit town, felled the round 16 ft lengthy sightscreen on the iconic Wankhede Stadium in Churchgate, and the BKC Sharad Pawar Recreation Centre in BKC on Monday.
“The sightscreen in the direction of the well-known North Stand on the Wankhede Stadium fell, on account of the gusts of wind right this moment. It had final fallen throughout the 2011 World Cup too. It’s not a giant deal, we are going to use ropes and all to erect it once more,” a supply within the Mumbai Cricket Affiliation (MCA) instructed TOI.
The Wankhede Stadium staged 10 video games in IPL-2021, earlier than it was postponed indefinitely as a consequence of a breach within the league’s biobubble, with many gamers getting struck by covid.
Catholic Gymkhana floor flooring flooded
The heavy rain flooded not simply all of the gymkhanas on the Marine Drive, but in addition the compound of the Catholic Gymkhana, which has been became a Covid Care Centre by the BMC since March 30, after the onset of the second wave of Covid-19.
“I simply spoke to the guard. Water has entered the corridor on the bottom flooring. 5 sufferers have been shifted from the bottom to the primary flooring,” mentioned Norbert Pereira, the honorary common secretary of the Catholic Gymkhana.
“The centre doesn’t have an ICU facility, although the docs can be found around the clock. “There are 80 beds within the centre, with 50 beds for males (within the floor flooring corridor) and 30 for ladies on the primary flooring, however maybe because of the low testing in South Bombay, solely six sufferers are there presently on the centre,” mentioned Pereira.