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Mumbai Rains highlights: Heavy rain likely in city and suburbs

Mumbai Rains LIVE updates: The city has so far recorded 97% (491.2mm) of the average rainfall required for June – 505mm, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

By HT Correspondent | Jul 02, 2019 10:29 IST

As heavy showers continued to lash the city, Mumbai recorded its second highest 24-hour June rainfall in the past 10 years at 234.8mm, between Friday and Saturday. The highest 24-hour June rain in the past 10 years was recorded on June 19, 2015, (283.4mm), while the all-time high was on June 10, 1991 (399mm). Mumbai received 231.4mm rain on June 25, 2018.

The city has so far recorded 97% (491.2mm) of the average rainfall required for June – 505mm, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

Also Read| Mumbai records second highest 24-hr June rainfall in a decade

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5:00 pm IST

Accident on Uran Phata Flyover in Mumbai

Navi Mumbai: A Traffic Police constable manages traffic after a truck collided with a trailor on Uran Phata Flyover causing heavy traffic jam during rainfall, in Navi Mumbai, Sunday, June 30, 2019.

1:41 pm IST

Mumbai recorded its second-highest 24-hour June rainfall in the past decade on Saturday

The city recorded its second-highest 24-hour (8 am-8 am) June rainfall in the past decade on Saturday — 234.8mm. The highest 24-hour June rainfall in the past 10 years – 283.4mm — was recorded on June 19, 2015, while the all-time high – 399mm — was recorded on June 10, 1991. Last year, the city recorded 231.4mm rain on June 25.

12:54 pm IST

At least 10 cars were damaged in wall collapse incidents at Ghatkopar, Andheri and Sion

In other rain-related mishaps, at least 10 cars were damaged in wall collapse incidents at Ghatkopar, Andheri and Sion, while a balcony of a dilapidated residential building in Kurla came crashing down. No injuries reported were reported from any of the locations. Over 110 trees were reported to have fallen across Mumbai and Thane.

12:13 pm IST

A school van driver was electrocuted in Thane after he touched a cable entangled in a fallen tree

A school van driver (46) was electrocuted in Thane after he touched a cable entangled in a fallen tree. “There was a power cut in the area and Nagesh Nirange thought it was due to the wire getting entangled in a fallen tree. He went to remove the cable and got electrocuted as it was a live wire,” said Santosh Kadam, chief of regional disaster management cell (RDMC), Thane.

11:34 am IST

Heavy showers on Saturday caused chaos across the Mumbai Metropolitan Region

Heavy showers on Saturday caused chaos across the Mumbai Metropolitan Region. The overnight downpour slowed traffic on most arterial roads, including the Western Express Highway, delayed trains, caused wall collapses and felled trees.

10:34 am IST

IMD predicts heavy to very heavy rain from July 2-6

Extended rainfall forecast

July 2 - July 6 - Heavy to very heavy rain likely for Mumbai and rest of north Konkan coast: IMD

10:27 am IST

Tree fell on cars parked in the premises of Raheja Garden, Thane

Maharashtra: Tree fell on cars parked in the premises of Raheja Garden, Thane. Fire brigade on site. No casualties/injuries reported.

 

10:17 am IST

IMD forecast rain for Monday: Moderate in city and suburbs with isolated heavy showers in some areas

Monday: Moderate in city and suburbs with isolated heavy showers in some areas

City surpasses its June average rainfall

*In a span of 48 hours (Friday 8.30am to Sunday 8.30am) Mumbai recorded 327.5mm rain allowing the city to surpass its June average. Till 8.30am Sunday, Mumbai has received 515.1mm rain against June average of 505mm.

Highest rain in Maharashtra over past 24 hours (from 8.30am Saturday to 8.30am Sunday)

Ratnagiri - 122mm

Harnai - 108mm

9:51 am IST

Heavy rain in city and suburbs with isolated very heavy showers in some areas: IMD

Between 8.30am Saturday and 8.30am Sunday

Santacruz - 92.9mm (heavy rain)

Colaba - 78.1mm (heavy rain)

Forecast issued at 9.30 am

Rest of Sunday: Heavy rain in city and suburbs with isolated very heavy showers in some areas: IMD

9:41 am IST

Mumbai: Waterlogging at Khar underpass following heavy rain

Mumbai: Waterlogging at Khar underpass following heavy rain.

 

9:35 am IST

Today’s rain forecast: Heavy rain likely in city and suburbs

Average Rainfall from 29.06.2019; 0800hrs to 30.06.2019; 0600 hrs

City-67mm    Eastern suburbs -79mm     Western suburbs -58mm

Rainfall record as per IMD

@0530 hrs 

Calaba-76.5mm     Santacruz-88.3m

Today’s Weather forecast at 0200hrs: Heavy rain likely in city and suburbs with very heavy falls at isolated places.

9:32 am IST

Mumbai’s water stock increased to 6.06 per cent on Sunday morning

After heavy rainfall in the catchment area, Mumbai’s water stock increased to 6.06 per cent on Sunday morning compared to 5.3 per cent on Saturday, and 4.9 per cent on Friday morning.