Mumbai Rains Highlights: Light to moderate spells of rainfall in next 3-4 hrs
Mumbai rains today: Southwest monsoon arrived in Mumbai two days earlier than expected, with heavy rainfall lashing the city and other suburban areas of Maharashtra, including Thane, since as early as 4am on Wednesday. As per data shared by the India Meteorological Department (IMD), Navi Mumbai received more than 120mm of rain in the preceding 24 hours, while most localities in Mumbai reported between 40 to 70mm of rainfall.
The outset of the monsoon in Mumbai has disrupted local train services on the central line while waterlogging was reported in the tracks between railway stations such as Sion and Kurla. On the mainline too, train services are suspended between CSMT and Thane railway stations due to Mumbai rains.
Traffic snarls were reported from different parts of Mumbai due to heavy rainfall. Bus services have also been diverted in as many as 30 locations in the city.
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JUN 09, 2021 11:03 PM IST
Local train services resume as rains slow
Several routes which were earlier stopped due to severe waterlogging reopened later.
JUN 09, 2021 10:59 PM IST
NDRF teams on high alert in coastal Maharashtra
As heavy rains batter coastal Maharashtra, 5 NDRF teams stationed in coastal districts are ready to respond.
JUN 09, 2021 10:58 PM IST
IMD predicts light to moderate spells of rainfall
The IMD predicted that Mumbai and its suburbs will receive light to moderate spells of rainfall in the next 3-4 hours.
JUN 09, 2021 07:06 PM IST
Commuters' woes increase due to heavy rains
Several commuters complained that they had to wait for long hours as local train services were affected due to the monsoon rains.
JUN 09, 2021 05:26 PM IST
IMD issues orange alert for Mumbai, Palghar and Thane for next four days
IMD issues orange alert for Mumbai, Palghar and Thane for next four days. The IMD has issued red alert for Mumbai, Palghar and Thane for today.
JUN 09, 2021 04:28 PM IST
Uddhav visits civic body war room
Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray visited the disaster management cell of Greater Mumbai civic body to check preparedness as heavy rains batter India's financial hub.
JUN 09, 2021 02:50 PM IST
Traffic currently affected at only 3 spots -- Dahisar subway, Sion, and Chunnabhatti: BMC chief
Speaking to reporters on waterlogging in Mumbai, BMC chief Iqbal Singh Chahal said, "In the morning between 9am-10am, 55-60 mm rainfall was recorded in areas like Sion and Chunnabhatti. Owing to this, rainwater came upon the railway tracks."
"Currently, road and railway traffic is affected only at three spots -- namely, Dahisar subway, Sion, and Chunnabhatti," he added.
Speaking on the matter of Andheri subway closing down due to waterlogging, Chahal said, "At Andheri subway, the construction of Mogra pumping station is the only solution, and in the coming years, the problems for Andheri subway will get resolved. Further, at Hindmata and Gandhi Market our work is ongoing, and starting next month we will see change. But this time we installed ramps at Hindmata due to which there was no disruption of traffic."
JUN 09, 2021 02:17 PM IST
No support from Railways for clearing tracks, says mayor
JUN 09, 2021 02:13 PM IST
No one can claim there will be zero waterlogging in Mumbai: Mayor Kishori Pednekar
Speaking to reporters on waterlogging in Mumbai, mayor Kishori Pednekar said, "No one has claimed that there will be zero waterlogging in Mumbai due to heavy rainfall, nor can anyone even make such a claim. Only if the water does not recede within four hours, you can say that pre-monsoon work has not been done properly."
JUN 09, 2021 01:11 PM IST
Mumbai Heavy Rains: Monsoon surge to reach peak intensity between June 13 and 15, says Skymet
Monsoon surge in Mumbai will pick up from June 11 and keep accentuating through next week, reaching peak intensity between June 13 and 15: SkymetWeather
JUN 09, 2021 12:43 PM IST
Severe waterlogging was reported near Vandana Cinema in Thane
Severe waterlogging was reported near Vandana Cinema in Thane, as the southwest monsoons arrived two days early and lashed several parts of suburban Maharashtra.
JUN 09, 2021 12:35 PM IST
Flood gates closed due to high tide, says BMC
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said that waterlogging was reported at several spots in the city as flood gates were closed due to a high tide of 4.14 meters at 11:43am.
The next high tide of 3.62 meters is expected at 11:23pm.
JUN 09, 2021 12:00 PM IST
Andheri subway closed due to severe waterlogging
JUN 09, 2021 11:51 AM IST
Mumbai Rain Updates: Waterlogging reported on Santacruz-Chembur Link Road
Waterlogging reported on Santacruz-Chembur Link Road near the Tilak Nagar station in Mumbai.
JUN 09, 2021 11:40 AM IST
Rains in Mumbai: Weather warning issued for next five days in Maharashtra
The regional meteorological centre in Mumbai has issued a weather warning for the next five days in Maharashtra.
JUN 09, 2021 11:36 AM IST
Mumbai Rains Today: Waterlogging reported in Hindmata, Gandhi Market, Dadar TT
Waterlogging was reported in several areas, including Hindmata, Gandhi Market in King Circle, Dadar TT.
According to Mumbai Police, waterlogging is reported in Dharavi, Govandi, Hindmata, Sion junction, and Behrambaug junction. Several took to Twitter reporting waterlogging at Gandhi Market despite moderate rainfall there.
JUN 09, 2021 11:30 AM IST
Mumbai Rains: Local train services on central line disrupted
Mumbai’s suburban train services on the central line were disrupted on Wednesday morning. Local train services were suspended between Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) at 9.50am on Wednesday after waterlogging was reported between Sion and Kurla railway stations.
The local train services between CSMT and Vashi on the harbour line are also suspended since 10.20am due to water-logging near Chunabhatti railway station. Read More
JUN 09, 2021 11:27 AM IST
Mumbai Rain Updates: Navi Mumbai receives more than 120mm of rainfall in 24 hours
According to the India Meteorological Department’s (IMD) automatic weather station in Santacruz, 59.6mm of rainfall was recorded in the 24 hours ending 8.30am on Wednesday, while Colaba reported 77mm of rainfall during that period. Most localities reported rainfall between 40 to 70mm, while Navi Mumbai reportedly received more than 120mm of rain.
The city has so far received 185mm of cumulative rainfall in June.
JUN 09, 2021 11:06 AM IST
Monsoon arrives in Mumbai two days early
The southwest monsoon arrived in Mumbai on Wednesday morning, two days earlier than expected onset, with most parts of the city receiving intense showers as early as 4am.
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