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Mumbai Rain highlights: Heavy rainfall hits 28 revenue circles in Marathwada

Mumbai Rain highlights: Check out the latest weather updates in Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra on July 9.
Mumbai rain LIVE updates: Andheri Subway is closed for traffic due to heavy rain in the city. 300mm of rainfall overnight in the city. (Photo by Raju Shinde/HT Photo)
Mumbai rain LIVE updates: Andheri Subway is closed for traffic due to heavy rain in the city. 300mm of rainfall overnight in the city. (Photo by Raju Shinde/HT Photo)

Mumbai Rain highlights: Heavy downpour in Maharashtra's Mumbai continues to cause major disruptions across the city, with schools and educational institutes closed today and train services suspended in parts of Mumbai and adjoining areas due to waterlogging on the tracks and stations. Some areas in Mumbai received more than 300 mm of rainfall in just six hours ending at 7 am on Monday, causing inundation of roads and low-lying areas....Read More

Heavy rains also lashed the city throughout the day, further compounding the woes of residents and leading to the closure of schools. There was no respite in sight as the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a 'red' alert for Mumbai for Tuesday, predicting heavy showers. Heavy to very heavy rainfall is expected to lash Mumbai today, with local train services expected to face delays and cancellations.

Mumbai on Monday recorded the second-highest rainfall in July in 24 hours, with nearly 300 mm of rainfall recorded in just six hours. On Tuesday, from midnight to 3 am, the city recorded 170 mm of rainfall. The red alert is Mumbai is expected to last till 8:30 am.

Central Railway services faced significant disruptions due to rain-induced waterlogging despite installing high-capacity pumps in low-lying areas, inconveniencing thousands of passengers as local trains stopped on tracks for hours. Not just local trains, but flight services are also facing disruptions due to low visibility and waterlogging on the runways. Around 50 flights were cancelled in Mumbai on Monday due to heavy rains, reported PTI.

Schools and junior colleges in Mumbai, Thane, Navi Mumbai, Panvel, Pune as well as rural parts of Ratnagiri-Sindhudurg will remain closed on Tuesday due to a heavy rainfall alert issued by the IMD for these areas, an official said. The weather office has issued a red alert for Mumbai, Ratnagiri, Raigad, Satara, Pune and Sindhudurg districts and an orange alert for Thane and Palghar on Tuesday (July 9).

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July 9, 2024 9:37 PM IST

Tomato rates surge as supplies hit due to rains

Tomato prices in the city markets surged to 90 per kg as supplies have taken a hit due to monsoon rains lashing many states across the country, several vegetable vendors said on Tuesday.

"The rates have soared up to 50 kg even in wholesale markets due to the rains. This is because the supply of tomatoes has decreased in the past one week. The number of trucks that used to ferry these farm produce from states like Maharashtra, Karnataka, and Himachal have gone down because of heavy rains affecting transportation," Sanjay Bhagat, a wholesale vegetable vendor in Azadpur Mandi, said.

July 9, 2024 8:22 PM IST

Mumbai Rain LIVE Updates: Heavy rain in Marathwada region

Mumbai Rain LIVE Updates: Officials reported on Tuesday that heavy rainfall was recorded in 28 revenue circles across eight districts in the Marathwada region of Maharashtra over the last 24 hours. According to a revenue department report, Aurad and Halgara circles experienced the highest rainfall, each recording 121 mm.

Since June 1, rain-related calamities in Marathwada have resulted in 26 deaths and 15 injuries, with 385 animals perishing during this period.

A revenue circle is a local revenue sub-division within a district.

July 9, 2024 7:27 PM IST

Himachal Pradesh: 42 roads shut as rain continues

Moderate rain continued in parts of Himachal Pradesh, causing the closure of 42 roads, officials said on Tuesday.

The State Emergency Operation Centre said 18 roads in Shimla, 17 in Mandi, three in Kangra and two each in Kinnaur and Kullu districts were closed.

It added that 121 transformers and 48 water supply schemes were also disrupted.

July 9, 2024 5:26 PM IST

Widespread rainfall continues in Rajasthan

Jaipur and Sawai Madhopur recorded heavy showers during a 24-hour period as widespread rainfall continued in Rajasthan.

In the 24 hours ended at 8:30 am on Tuesday, light to moderate rainfall, accompanied by thunder, occurred at some places while heavy rain was recorded at some places in Jaipur and Sawai Madhopur districts, the regional Met office in Jaipur said.

During this period, the maximum rainfall of 93 mm was recorded in Kalwad (Jaipur), followed by 85 mm in Malarna (Sawai Madhopur), 78 mm in Sambhar (Jaipur), 69 mm in Chauth Ka Barwara (Sawai Madhopur) and 57 mm in Merta (Nagaur).

The Met office has predicted rain and thunder in some parts of Jodhpur, Udaipur, Kota, Jaipur, Ajmer and Bikaner divisions in the next two days.

July 9, 2024 3:51 PM IST

Delhi also battered by heavy rains

Heavy rain in parts of the national capital on Tuesday caused waterlogging in several areas, disrupting traffic and making it difficult for commuters to reach their destinations.

The Public Works Department (PWD) reported receiving 22 calls about waterlogging and three to four complaints about uprooted trees by the afternoon.

"Traffic movement has been restricted at Azad Market underpass on the carriageway from Azad Market towards Shastri Nagar due to waterlogging," the Delhi Traffic Police posted on X.

July 9, 2024 2:48 PM IST

Mumbai Rain LIVE updates: IMD latest forecast

Mumbai Rain LIVE updates: According to IMD latest weather updates, for next 24 hours:

Maximum temperature: Approximately 31°C.

Minimum temperature: Approximately 26°C.

July 9, 2024 2:47 PM IST

Mumbai Rain LIVE updates: IMD latest forecast

Mumbai Rain LIVE updates: According to IMD latest weather updates, for next 24 hours:

• Generally cloudy skies.

• Intermittent moderate to heavy spells of rain expected.

July 9, 2024 2:29 PM IST

Mumbai Rain LIVE updates: Why heavy showers in the region?

Mumbai Rain LIVE updates: “Monsoon activity has been very intense over the past few days,” says Naresh Kumar, IMD Scientist. “This indicates an active low-pressure zone with vertical extension above the surface. Additionally, an upper-level shear zone is causing rainfall in Mumbai and Goa. Heavy rainfall is expected in Konkan and Goa in the coming days. A red alert has been issued for Arunachal Pradesh for the next two days.”

July 9, 2024 1:56 PM IST

Mumbai Rain LIVE updates: Over 300 mm of rainfall on Monday

On Monday, some parts of Mumbai received more than 300 mm rainfall just in six hours between 1 am and 6 am, resulting in severe waterlogging in many low-lying areas and disrupting suburban train services and flight operations. (PTI)

July 9, 2024 1:39 PM IST

Mumbai Rain LIVE updates: High tide recorded in the Arabian Sea

A civic official said there will be a high tide of 4.31 metres in the Arabian Sea at 2.33 pm. In the 24-hour period ending at 8 am on Monday, the island city recorded an average 141.97 mm rainfall, while the eastern and western parts received 116.61 mm and 142.58 mm rains, respectively, an official said.

July 9, 2024 1:18 PM IST

Mumbai Rain LIVE updates: Floods in India kill six rhinos

Devastating floods in India's northeast that have killed scores of people also swamped a national park drowning six threatened rhinos and other wildlife, government officials said Tuesday.

Floods have begun to ease, Assam state Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said in a statement, noting the "water level of the Brahmaputra and its tributaries is below the danger level in most places". (AFP)

July 9, 2024 12:58 PM IST

Mumbai Rain LIVE updates: Orange alert in Mumbai till July 12

While heavy rains in Mumbai and nearby cities have subsided for the time being, IMD has issued an orange alert for the city, predicted moderate to heavy isolated rainfall can occurr this week.

July 9, 2024 12:34 PM IST

Mumbai Rain LIVE updates: Mumbai University's statement on exams

University of Mumbai said on Tuesday, “Due to heavy rain forecast in Mumbai, Mumbai Suburbs, Thane, Raigad, Palghar, Ratnagiri, and Sindhudurg districts, all exams scheduled for today (July 9, 2024) at the University of Mumbai have been postponed. New dates will be announced soon.”

July 9, 2024 12:07 PM IST

Mumbai Rain LIVE updates: After Mumbai, rains lash parts of Delhi NCR

July 9, 2024 11:52 AM IST

Mumbai Rain LIVE updates: Heavy rainfall recorded on Tuesday morning

As per the IMD observations for Tuesday, the Santacruze observatory recorded 154.2 mm of rain while the coastal observatory at Colaba recorded 161.2 mm, till 8.30 am this morning.

July 9, 2024 11:39 AM IST

Mumbai Rain LIVE updates: Floodwaters recede in city

After days of heavy rains and waterlogging, the floodwaters in Mumbai are finally receding and traffic is coming back to normal. The water levels in lakes has dropped down to average.

July 9, 2024 11:28 AM IST

Mumbai Rain LIVE updates: 40 flights from Ahmedabad delayed

Due to heavy rains in Mumbai on Monday and Tuesday, flights from Ahmedabad to the Maharashtra city were delayed. According to officials, 40 flights were delayed because of low visibility.

July 9, 2024 10:52 AM IST

Mumbai Rain LIVE updates: Runway operations resume after delaye

Runway operations in Mumbai resumed on Tuesday morning, a day after over 50 flights were cancelled due to heavy rains and low visibility in the city, as well was waterlogging on the runways.

July 9, 2024 10:32 AM IST

Mumbai Rain LIVE updates: Vande Bharat train wades through waterlogged tracks

July 9, 2024 10:16 AM IST

Mumbai Rain LIVE updates: Train passes through waterlogged tracks | Watch

Mumbai experienced heavy rain, which brought the financial capital of India to a standstill. Visuals of the havoc wrecked by the downpour, from waterlogged roads and railway tracks to submerged cars, have flooded social media. One such footage has sparked a discussion on safety. It shows a train passing through waterlogged railway tracks. WATCH

July 9, 2024 10:02 AM IST

Mumbai Rain LIVE updates: Temporary relief for Mumbaikars on Tuesday

Rains abated in Mumbai on Tuesday, a day after crippling normal life and disrupting the air, rail and road traffic in the city. Mumbai witnessed overcast skies on Tuesday morning, but the rains took a break even as schools and colleges were closed in view of the IMD's warning of heavy showers. (PTI)

July 9, 2024 9:52 AM IST

Mumbai Rain LIVE updates: Waterlogged tracks at Wadala station

July 9, 2024 9:37 AM IST

Mumbai Rain LIVE updates: Rainfall to continue till July 12

IMD has predicted that the rainfall in Mumbai, Pune, Raigad and other nearby districts will continue till July 12, with an orange alert in place for the rest of the week.

July 9, 2024 9:21 AM IST

Mumbai Rain LIVE updates: Visuals from Marine Drive after heavy rains

July 9, 2024 8:59 AM IST

Mumbai Rain LIVE updates: 170 mm rainfall in 3 hours

Mumbai received 170 mm of rainfall in three hours on Tuesday, from midnight to 3 am. This is one of the heaviest rainfall received by the city this season. On Monday, Mumbai saw 300 mm of rainfall over the course of six hours.

July 9, 2024 8:39 AM IST

Mumbai Rain LIVE updates: BMC declares school holiday on July 9

“BMC has declared a holiday for all schools in Mumbai tomorrow, July 9. The decision has been taken in view of the heavy rain warning issued by IMD,” a statement said.

July 9, 2024 8:22 AM IST

Mumbai Rain LIVE updates: Woman dies amid heavy rains

An elderly woman in Mumbai died of burn injuries on Monday due to a short circuit as people waded through waterlogged streets in the city, caused by heavy rains and thunderstorms through the weekend.

July 9, 2024 8:09 AM IST

Mumbai Rain LIVE updates: Heavy waterlogging in Kurla

July 9, 2024 7:59 AM IST

Mumbai Rain LIVE updates: Red alert for six Maharashtra cities today

The India Meteoroligical Department (IMD) has issued a red alert for six cities today - Mumbai, Ratnagiri, Raigad, Satara, Pune and Sindhudurg - in view of the heavy downpour and thunderstorms.

July 9, 2024 7:51 AM IST

Mumbai Rain LIVE updates: Pune schools closed today

In wake of the rainfall warning issued by the Regional Meteorological Centre in Pune district on July 9, Collector Dr Suhas Diwase has announced that all schools up to class 12 will remain closed on Tuesday, July 9 to avoid any untoward incidents and emergencies affecting schools. (ANI)

July 9, 2024 7:27 AM IST

Mumbai Rain LIVE updates: Local trains running behind schedule

Central Railways said in a statement, “The Harbour line track was operationalised at 4.30 am after the water receded. Main Line both fast and slow locals are running 2-3 min behind schedule and harbour line locals are running almost on time now.”

July 9, 2024 7:05 AM IST

Mumbai Rain LIVE updates: Mumbai University postpones exam due to heavy rain

In an officials statement, the University of Mumbai said, “Due to heavy rain forecast in Mumbai, Mumbai Suburbs, Thane, Raigad, Palghar, Ratnagiri, and Sindhudurg districts, all exams scheduled for today (July 9, 2024) at the University of Mumbai have been postponed. New dates will be announced soon.”

July 9, 2024 6:57 AM IST

Mumbai Rain LIVE updates: Is Mumbai prepared to tackle waterlogging?

July 9, 2024 6:43 AM IST

Mumbai Rain LIVE updates: Heavy waterlogging in King's Circle

July 9, 2024 6:26 AM IST

Mumbai Rain LIVE updates: Schools, colleges closed in Mumbai

After IMD issued a red alert in the city, the state authorities of Maharashtra ordered that the schools and colleges in Mumbai will remain closed on Tuesday owing to the heavy rainfall.

July 9, 2024 6:12 AM IST

Mumbai Rain LIVE updates: Heavy rains lash Marine Drive in Mumbai

July 9, 2024 5:54 AM IST

Mumbai Rain LIVE updates: 50 flights cancelled on Monday

Due to heavy rains causing low visibility, over 50 flights were cancelled in and out of Mumbai. Runway operations were hit for over an hour due to incessant rainfall in the city.

July 9, 2024 5:49 AM IST

Mumbai Rain LIVE updates: Red alert in Mumbai today

IMD has issued a red alert in Mumbai due to heavy rains and thunderstorms on Tuesday, expected to last till 8:30 am today. It is likely that waterlogging in low lying areas will continue today.

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