Mumbai Rains highlights: Heavy rainfall expected over city and its suburbs in next 24 hours, says IMD
Torrential rains lashed Mumbai and its neighbouring areas on Sunday, causing waterlogging at several places . Here are the highlights:
- 8:10 PM IST
- 6:22 PM IST
- 5:15 PM IST
- 4:35 PM IST
- 3:55 PM IST
- 2:15 PM IST
- 1:04 PM IST
- 12:10 PM IST
- 12:01 PM IST
- 11:15 AM IST
- 10:55 AM IST
- 10:50 AM IST
- 10:30 AM IST
- 9:49 AM IST
Heavy rains lashed parts of Mumbai causing waterlogging at several places on Sunday. People were seen wading through knee-deep water as a car was washed away in Andheri.
On Saturday, two unidentified bodies were fished out from a river in Kalyan and a woman died of electrocution in Ghatkopar as heavy showers lashed parts of Mumbai and neighbouring areas of Navi Mumbai and Kalyan.
Heavy rainfall forecast over next 24 hours
IMD forecasts continuous rain with heavy to very heavy falls over Mumbai and its suburbs in the next 24 hours.
Building with cracks evacuated in Borivali
A 2 building in Puneet Nagar in Poisar, Borivali has been evacuated due to cracks. Disaster management unit,BMC officials and the fire brigade are at the spot.
Railway foot overbridge in Malad closed
Malad railway station foot overbridge has been closed due to unsafe condition.
Portion of a building collapses in Kurla
Portion of a three-storey building collapses in Kurla area, fire brigade and police are present at the spot, reports news agency ANI. No injuries have been reported.
Central Railway says trains running smoothly
Central Railway has assured travellers that trains on the line are running smoothly despite the rains.
The valiant effort of dedicated Railway workers have kept the trains running inspite of such heavy rains. Trains are running on Central Railway so please enjoy your Sunday indoor or outdoor as you wish.... We are at your service 24×7— Central Railway (@Central_Railway) July 8, 2018
Heavy rains cause waterlogging in Hindmata
Waterlogging in Sion
Intermittent rain expected for next 48 hours
IMD issues heavy to very heavy with isolated extremely heavy rainfall warning for rest of Sunday up till Monday morning for Mumbai, Raigad, Thane and Palghar.
Moderate rainfall in most parts of Mumbai
Between 8.30 am and 11.30 am on Sunday, south Mumbai recorded 19.4 mm rain while the suburbs recorded 12 mm.
Over the last 24 hours, between 8.30 am Saturday and 8.30 am Sunday, the suburbs recorded 131.1 mm (very heavy) and 33 mm (moderate) was recorded in south Mumbai.
Gokhale flyover closed for heavy vehicles
Heavy vehicles were not allowed to pass through Gokhale flyover which was opened only for light motor vehicles. According to a traffic advisory, heavy vehicles shall either use Milan flyover or Thakre flyover. People travelling from international airport have asked been to take U Turn below Centaur flyover before Parla junction.
Ghatkopar ROB closed for traffic
Ghatkopar rail overbridge was closed for vehicular traffic. Traffic police have barricaded the area saying it is a precautionary measure.
Waterlogging at Milan subway
Central Railway main line megablock cancelled
The main line megablock which was scheduled to be operated between Vidyavihar - Byculla from 11.20 to 16.20 pm has been cancelled.
In view of bad weather/heavy rains, Mega block on Up local line between Vidyavihar - Byculla from 11.20 to 16.20 hrs has been cancelled.— Central Railway (@Central_Railway) July 8, 2018
However, mega block on up and down harbour line between Kurla - Vashi will be operated as per schedule.