Mumbai experienced heavy rains overnight along with thunderstorm and lightning, causing water-logging in some low-lying areas. Mumbai recorded decade’s highest 24-hour October rainfall. Due to intermittent spells of heavy downpour, Mumbai recorded its second-highest monthly rainfall (144.8mm) in a decade. The highest was in 2012 when 197.7mm of rainfall was recorded in October.
The World Trade Organization says South Koreas trade minister and a Harvardtrained former Nigerian finance minister have qualified as the two finalists to become the next directorgeneral, ensuring a woman in the top job for the first time.
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Wednesday said Black turnout was the linchpin to his hopes of winning the White House in November and reversing economic and social inequities that have held back AfricanAmericans.