Mumbai Rain: Flooding, waterlogging expected as IMD warns of heavy to very heavy rainfall from June 11 to 15
The IMD Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted moderate rainfall in Mumbai and its suburbs with a possibility of heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places. Normal life was disrupted after heavy rainfall led to waterlogging in several areas of the city. Mumbai recorded a rainfall of 57.2 mm from Wednesday 5.30 pm to Thursday 5.30 pm, as per the IMD's automatic weather station in Santacruz.
Till now, the city has seen 473.4 mm rainfall within 10 days of June, which comprises 93.7% of the monthly average of 505 mm, Hindustan Times reported on Thursday. The minimum temperature was at 23.4 degrees Celsius while the maximum stood at 29.7 degrees Celsius.
Meanwhile, local train services on the Central Railway (CR) resumed after being suspended for a period of 15 hours. "Services are running smoothly on all four suburban sections of Central Railway including main line, harbour line, trans harbour line and Belapur/Nerul-Kharkopar section on Thursday," an official statement read.
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JUN 11, 2021 10:58 PM IST
Flooding, waterlogging expected as IMD warns of heavy to very heavy rainfall till June 15
IMD has projected heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places in Ghat (upland) areas of Madhya Maharashtra as well as in Marathwada on Saturday. The weather department also predicted more rain activity on Sunday over Mumbai and neighbouring areas. In the forecast, it predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall from June 11 to June 15. Disruption of traffic, waterlogging, localized landslides, damage to kutcha roads, horticulture and standing crops is expected as result of the showers, IMD said.
JUN 11, 2021 10:09 PM IST
Raigad in Maharashtra receives low rainfall
Maharashtra's Raigad district received low rainfall on Thursday and Friday, with Shrivardhan recording the highest at 105mm in the last 24 hours, PTI reported the officials as saying. The district administration on Wednesday had issued a red alert warning citizens of heavy showers.
JUN 11, 2021 09:26 PM IST
Apart from certain districts, Maharashtra to get moderate rainfall: IMD
Except for certain districts like Raigad, Mumbai, Thane Ratnagiri, the rest of Maharashtra would receive moderate rains with thunderstorms and lightning during the next two days with varied intensity, as per the IMD forecast, reported PTI.
JUN 11, 2021 08:56 PM IST
Extremely heavy rainfall 'very likely' in Mumbai on Sunday: IMD
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that Mumbai and neighbouring areas are "very likely" to receive extremely heavy rainfall at isolated places on Sunday, reported PTI.
JUN 11, 2021 07:59 PM IST
Started coordinating with NDRF, Coast Guard, Navy: BMC
The BMC also said that the education department has been asked to identify locations for emergency shelters. India's richest municipal corporation said that it has marked residential areas near Mithi river and is ready for evacuation if the situation worsens. BMC has also started coordinating with NDRF, Coast Guard and Navy, the corporation said, reported ANI.
JUN 11, 2021 07:15 PM IST
BMC alerts disaster management agencies after IMD warning
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Friday said that its has alerted disaster management agencies after the India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued heavy rain warning for Mumbai on June 13-14. Departments like BEST, education department and health department among others are also asked to remain on stand by, said BMC.
JUN 11, 2021 06:15 PM IST
Thane: Boy suffers electric shock; part of house collapses due to rain
A 12-year-old boy in Maharashtra's Thane suffered an electric shock, while a portion of a house collapsed amid rainfall on Friday, reported PTI.
JUN 11, 2021 05:32 PM IST
Konkan, Goa to see heavy to extremely heavy rainfall tomorrow: Met centre
The Regional Meteorological Centre in Mumbai has predicted "heavy to very heavy" rain showers at some places and "extremely heavy" rainfall at isolated places in the districts of Konkan and in Goa on Saturday, reported PTI.
JUN 11, 2021 04:58 PM IST
Maharashtra: 21 districts receive excess rain
Around 21 of 36 districts of Maharashtra received 60 per cent excess rains from June 1 to June 10. India Meteorological Department (IMD) cited heavy showers in the first week for the excess rainfall, reported PTI.
JUN 11, 2021 04:31 PM IST
Colaba receives 23.4mm, Santacruz gets 107.4mm rain in 24 hours: IMD
Mumbai's Colaba received 23.4 mm rainfall while Santacruz witnessed 107.4 mm rain during the past 24 hours, according to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD).
JUN 11, 2021 03:51 PM IST
Bombay HC orders judicial inquiry in Malad building collapse incident
The Bombay high court on Friday ordered judicial inquiry in Malad building collapse matter. The court directed that inquiry to be conducted by a commissioner level officer and preliminary report be submitted by June 24, reported ANI.
JUN 11, 2021 03:06 PM IST
Operations underway to pump out water, cover 73k manholes: Mumbai mayor
Mumbai mayor Kishori Pednekar said that 458 pumps have been installed to pump out rainwater, while the work is underway to cover 73,000 manholes. This comes after two women fell into a manhole in Bhandup as rain lashed Mumbai, reported ANI.
JUN 11, 2021 12:14 PM IST
Bombay High Court takes suo motu cognisance of Malad Building collapse
Taking cognizance of the Mayor of Mumbai blaming the Bombay high court for the recent building collapses in the city, the full bench of the HC has said that its order to keep all orders against demolition and eviction of structures was not with regards to dilapidated buildings the like of which collapsed and resulted in the loss of lives. The bench said that civic corporations were at liberty to move the HC whenever there were such structures that needed urgent demolition and not to cover up its own shortcomings by blaming the HC.
JUN 11, 2021 10:20 AM IST
Moderate to heavy rainfall predicted in Mumbai
JUN 11, 2021 09:35 AM IST
Waterlogging in Mahim area Mumbai continues to receive rainfall
Latest visuals from news agency ANI showed Mumbai's Mahim area is submerged as the city continues to receive rainfall.
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