Commuters make their way during heavy rain, near Oberoi Mall at Goregaon Mumbai on June 9, 2021.
Commuters make their way during heavy rain, near Oberoi Mall at Goregaon Mumbai on June 9, 2021. (ANI Photo)
Live

Mumbai rains Highlights: City continues to get battered by heavy rainfall

Mumbai rain live updates: Mumbai has so far recorded 416.2 mm rainfall from June 1 to June 9 against a monthly average of 493.1 mm. While Wednesday's downpour from 8.30 am and 5.30 pm accounts for 43.6% of Mumbai's average rainfall in the month of June, which is at 505 mm.
By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 11, 2021 12:04 AM IST

The south-west monsoon has set over Mumbai and neighbouring areas, the MeT department told news agency PTI on Wednesday as India's financial capital witnessed heavy rainfall, leading to water-logging and disruption of local train services, which were only working for healthcare and essential workers. The local train services were also suspended between some stations as a precautionary measure.


The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport also aborted four landings on Wednesday due to 'inclement weather'. However, operations at the airport continued as per schedule, the airport authorities said.


Also Read| Mumbai’s rain woes back on first day of monsoon


According to data from the Santacruz observatory, Mumbai recorded 220.6 mm rain from between 8.30 am and 5.30 pm on Wednesday.


The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Wednesday that Mumbai will continue to experience heavy rainfall till June 15. The IMD placed Mumbai and neighbouring areas of Palgarh, Thane and Raigad under a red category storm warning, Hindustan Times reported. "Mumbai city and suburbs very likely to experience light to moderate spell of rainfall with possibility of occasional intense spells during next 3-4 hours," the weather bureau tweeted.


Also Read| Thane sees landslides, wall collapses and tree falls


Mumbai has so far recorded 416.2 mm rainfall from June 1 to June 9 against a monthly average of 493.1 mm. While Wednesday's downpour from 8.30 am and 5.30 pm accounts for 43.6% of Mumbai's average rainfall in the month of June, which is at 505 mm.


Follow live updates here:

Follow all the updates here:

  • JUN 10, 2021 11:02 PM IST

    BMC asks officials to inspect manholes

    The civic body has asked officials to inspect all manholes in the city after a video of two women falling into an open drain went viral on social media.

  • JUN 10, 2021 10:59 PM IST

    1 killed as three houses collapse in Dahisar

    1 person died after three houses collapsed in Dahisar's Lokhandi Chwal.

  • JUN 10, 2021 06:16 PM IST

    Heavy rains continue to batter financial hub

    Mumbai received heavy rains on Thursday evening as well. Visuals released by news agency ANI showed traffic in Western Express Highway amid heavy rainfall.

  • JUN 10, 2021 04:54 PM IST

    Flight operations resume at Mumbai airport

    Due to low visibility, flight operations at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport were suspended between 4:04pm to 4:32pm today, as a precaution. The airport witnessed two go-arounds and one diversion to Ahmedabad. Operations have resumed and continue to proceed as per schedule.

  • JUN 10, 2021 02:05 PM IST

    Mumbai fire brigade to call of search operations

    The Mumbai Fire Brigade on Thursday said that they will call off the search operations as nobody is found in debris. The fire brigade had reports from locals at around 11am that a girl is missing. But as no-one is found, the search operations will be called off after final round of checking in the debris. As of now, 11 died and seven injured in the building collapse.

  • JUN 10, 2021 01:33 PM IST

    PM Modi condoles loss of lives in Malad building collapse

  • JUN 10, 2021 01:11 PM IST

    Malvani building collapse: Mayor announces 5 lakh ex-gratia for deceased's kin

    Mumbai mayor Kishori Pednekar on Thursday announced that 5 lakh will be given to the family members of those who died in the building collapse incident. Nearby buildings and structures that are dangerous condition will also be pulled down by giving notices to the owners, Pednekar said.

  • JUN 10, 2021 01:01 PM IST

    CM Uddhav Thackeray meets people injured in Malvani building collapse

    Chief minister Uddhav Thackeray paid visit to Shatabdi Hospital where those injured in the Malvani building collapse are admitted. The chief minister was accompanied by guardian minister Aaditya Thackeray and BMC Commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal.

  • JUN 10, 2021 11:55 AM IST

    Culprits behind Malad building collapse should take responsibility: Mumbai Mayor

    Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar said on Thursday that culprits behind the collapse of the residential building in Mumbai's Malad area should take responsibility, adding if everyone was responsible, the mishap would not have taken place.


    "Today, 11 people have died including children. When a building is declared under C category (means it is beyond repair and needs to be demolished), the occupants must be moved out immediately," Pednekar said.

  • JUN 10, 2021 10:25 AM IST

    Police to file case against owner of building which collapsed in Mumbai's Malad

    Join Commissioner of Mumbai Police Vishwas Nangre Patil told news agency ANI on Thursday that the police will file a case owner of the residential building which collapsed in the Malad area. "Mumbai Police to register case u/s 304 (2) of IPC (culpable homicide not amounting to murder) against the owner of structure that collapsed & the contractor. They had recently made some structural changes after cyclone Tauktae," Patil added.

  • JUN 10, 2021 10:10 AM IST

    Former Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis condoles loss of lives in Malad building collapse, demands immediate assistance to families

    Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday condoled the loss of lives in Malad residential building collapse and demanded immediate assistance to the families of the victims.


    "Saddened to know loss of lives in Malad building collapse incident in Mumbai

    My thoughts are with families who lost loved ones & prayers for speedy recovery of injured. We demand immediate assistance to the families, in-depth inquiry & action against all responsible," Fadnavis tweeted.

  • JUN 10, 2021 09:51 AM IST

    3 teams of NDRF deployed in Mumbai

    Three teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) have been deployed in Mumbai so far as the city continues to witness heavy rainfall. The deployment comes after the Maharashtra government on Wednesday had requested the NDRF to send 12 teams to five coastal districts.

  • JUN 10, 2021 09:05 AM IST

    Union minister Piyush Goyal condoles loss of lives in Malad building collapse

    Union minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday condoled the loss of lives in a residential building collapse in Mumbai's Malad area.


    "Deeply saddened by the loss of lives due to building collapse in Mumbai. I extend my condolences to the affected families. May God give them the strength to bear this pain, and give speedy recovery to the injured," Goyal tweeted.

  • JUN 10, 2021 08:23 AM IST

    Maharashtra's Thane district witnesses landslides, wall collapses and tree falls due to heavy rains

    As heavy rains lashed Mumbai and neighbouring areas on Wednesday, Maharashtra's Thane district reported landslides, wall collapses and tree falls in several of its areas. The district saw 117.61 mm of rainfall and over 45 areas reported water logging till Wednesday evening, Hindustan Times reported. Tracks at the Thane railway station were also flooded.

  • JUN 10, 2021 07:49 AM IST

    11 dead as residential building collapses in Mumbai, minister blames rain

    Eleven people died while seven others are injured after a residential building collapsed in Mumbai's Malad area, news agency ANI reported. BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said the mishap took place at 11 pm on Wednesday. Read more

  • JUN 10, 2021 07:36 AM IST

    IMD places Mumbai, neighbouring areas under red category storm warning

    The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has placed Mumbai and neighbouring areas of Palgarh, Thane and Raigad under a red category storm warning, Hindustan Times reported.

SHARE THIS ARTICLE ON
The Indian Railways said zones have been advised to restore trains in a graded manner. (PTI Photo)
The Indian Railways said zones have been advised to restore trains in a graded manner. (PTI Photo)

Indian Railways approves 660 more trains, including 108 holiday specials

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 19, 2021 07:42 AM IST
The Indian Railways said before the pandemic, an average of about 1768 trains were being operated every day and as of Friday, there are 983 trains on tracks daily.
A health worker prepares to inoculate a beneficiary with a dose of the Covishield vaccine against the Covid-19 coronavirus, during a vaccine drive organized by the non-governmental organization (NGO) 'Anubhav' in Siliguri on June 17, 2021. (Photo by Diptendu DUTTA / AFP)
A health worker prepares to inoculate a beneficiary with a dose of the Covishield vaccine against the Covid-19 coronavirus, during a vaccine drive organized by the non-governmental organization (NGO) 'Anubhav' in Siliguri on June 17, 2021. (Photo by Diptendu DUTTA / AFP)

Covishield: Second dose in 3 months? Here's what AstraZeneca trial chief says

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Joydeep Bose
PUBLISHED ON JUN 19, 2021 07:19 AM IST
The goal of the immunisation policy in India, said Professor Andrew Pollard, is to ensure at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine for the largest number of people at the earliest, which is understandable with regards to the present coronavirus disease (Covid-19) situation in the country.
The Telangana cabinet decided on June 8 to extend the Covid-19 lockdown for 10 days. (AP Photo)
The Telangana cabinet decided on June 8 to extend the Covid-19 lockdown for 10 days. (AP Photo)

Telangana lockdown to be extended?: Govt to decide today

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 19, 2021 06:07 AM IST
Telangana on Friday reported 1417 new Covid-19 cases, pushing its tally to 610,834 and the death toll rose to 3546 with 12 more fatalities.
Covid-19: While a few states, particularly in the northeastern part of the country, are still showing heightened average growth in daily new cases, a major section of the rest of India was seen taking on a 'negative growth' across the same graph. (Photo via @mygovindia on Twitter)
Covid-19: While a few states, particularly in the northeastern part of the country, are still showing heightened average growth in daily new cases, a major section of the rest of India was seen taking on a 'negative growth' across the same graph. (Photo via @mygovindia on Twitter)

India sees state-wise decline in average daily new cases, govt shares map

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Joydeep Bose
PUBLISHED ON JUN 19, 2021 05:49 AM IST
India's state-wise decline in average daily new Covid-19 cases was shown in a map shared by the central government on Friday through its MyGovIndia portal on Twitter, an official channel meant to update coronavirus-related stats.
Find fast updates about the latest news as it breaks.
Find fast updates about the latest news as it breaks.

Breaking news: China considering to end childbirth restrictions by 2025

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2021 07:29 AM IST
Breaking news updates June 19, 2021: Get latest news, breaking news, latest updates, live news, top headlines, breaking business news and top news of the hour.
The Ramalaya trust has also sought appointment of a custodian of the temple, till the Trust is absolved of all charges.(REUTERS file photo)
The Ramalaya trust has also sought appointment of a custodian of the temple, till the Trust is absolved of all charges.(REUTERS file photo)

Seers plan to move HC seeking probe into Ram temple construction cost

By HT Correspondent, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON JUN 19, 2021 04:53 AM IST
  • The development comes as the Sri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust, which oversees the construction of the Ram temple in Ayodhya, is facing widespread allegations of corruption
The applications said Christian Michel never sought to evade the process of law, and that no purpose will be served by keeping him in further custody.
The applications said Christian Michel never sought to evade the process of law, and that no purpose will be served by keeping him in further custody.

Delhi court dismisses Christian Michel bail pleas in chopper case

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 19, 2021 04:06 AM IST
  • Special CBI Judge Arvind Kumar refused to grant relief to the British national, who was extradited from Dubai in 2018.
Member of NITI Aayog Dr. VK Paul addresses a press conference, in New Delhi on Saturday.(ANI Photo)
Member of NITI Aayog Dr. VK Paul addresses a press conference, in New Delhi on Saturday.(ANI Photo)

India can resume vaccine exports but after meeting own demands, says VK Paul

AP | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 19, 2021 02:06 AM IST
VK Paul defended the Indian government's move to restrict vaccine exports in April as it battled a ferocious surge in infections.
Agra: Police force deployed after many patients died during a mock drill at Paras hospital in Agra, Tuesday, June 8, 2021. (PTI)
Agra: Police force deployed after many patients died during a mock drill at Paras hospital in Agra, Tuesday, June 8, 2021. (PTI)

UP hospital that conducted oxygen mock drill gets 'clean chit'

By Hemendra Chaturvedi | Edited by Arpan Rai, Agra
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2021 02:03 AM IST
In a video that went viral in April, Paras Hospital’s owner Dr Arinjay Jain, who is not visible in the video, is heard saying in the 1.3-minute audio clip that they were told that even the chief minister cannot provide oxygen so they should start discharging patients.
Singh had contracted the viral contagion last month and was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of a top hospital in Chandigarh due to "dipping levels of oxygen".(Photo: Sanjeev Verma/ HT)
Singh had contracted the viral contagion last month and was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of a top hospital in Chandigarh due to "dipping levels of oxygen".(Photo: Sanjeev Verma/ HT)

'India, Punjab poorer today': Capt Amarinder Singh condoles Milkha Singh's death

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2021 01:39 AM IST
Milkha Singh death: Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh condoled the 'Flying Sikh' Milkha Singh's death and said "India and Punjab poorer today"
Siddique Kappan, who has acute diabetes, was shifted to a hospital in Delhi after he had tested positive for Covid-19 in April.(Photo via social media)
Siddique Kappan, who has acute diabetes, was shifted to a hospital in Delhi after he had tested positive for Covid-19 in April.(Photo via social media)

Mother of journalist Siddique Kappan, held on way to Hathras, dies in Kerala

By HT Correspondent, Thiruvananthapuram
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2021 03:01 AM IST
  • Siddique Kappan’s relatives said he was informed about his mother’s death, and he expressed his helplessness in attending last rites.
HT Image
HT Image

YouTuber held in TN over abusive content

By Divya Chandrababu
PUBLISHED ON JUN 19, 2021 12:43 AM IST
Chennai: The cyber crime wing of Chennai police on Friday arrested popular Youtuber and gamer M Madan Kumar (29) for allegedly live streaming PUBG, a game banned in India, with offensive and abusive commentary towards women
HT Image
HT Image

Madras HC grants six-week extension for final report in IPS officer sexual harassment case

By Divya Chandrababu
PUBLISHED ON JUN 19, 2021 12:41 AM IST
Chennai: The Madras high court on Friday granted an extension to the investigating officer to file a final report within a period of six weeks in the case of a sexual harassment complaint filed by a woman IPS officer against a special director general of police who was subsequently suspended
HT Image
HT Image

Ramesh Chennithala likely to be made AICC general secretary

PUBLISHED ON JUN 19, 2021 12:39 AM IST
Thiruvananthapuram: Senior Congress leader from Kerala Ramesh Chennithala is likely to be made the general secretary of All India Congress Committee (AICC)
HT Image
HT Image

On Day 2 of Delhi visit, TN CM calls on Sonia, Rahul

By Divya Chandrababu
PUBLISHED ON JUN 19, 2021 12:38 AM IST
Chennai: Tamil Nadu chief minister MK Stalin met Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi in Delhi on Friday, concluding his two-day maiden visit to the capital after he formed the DMK-led coalition including the Congress government on May 7
SHARE
Story Saved