Highest-ever monsoon rains flood Mumbai The strongest rain ever recorded in India shut down the financial hub of Mumbai, snapped communication lines, closed airports and forced thousands of people to sleep in their offices of walk home during the night, officials said today. Police officials said landslides had killed at least 59 people and buried 130 in India's western Maharashtra state following flash floods caused by the monsoon rains. "The death toll from landslides across western Maharashtra is 59 ... but the number could rise as at least another 130 have been trapped," said an official in the chief minister's office. Current Mood: "Watching!!!" Current Song: "Kuch tau hua hai."