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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:

By HT Correspondent | Jul 08, 2018 21:40 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.

Highlights:

8:10 PM IST

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.

6:22 PM IST

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.

5:15 PM IST

Railway foot overbridge in Malad closed

Malad railway station foot overbridge has been closed due to unsafe condition.

4:35 PM IST

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.

3:55 PM IST

Central Railway says trains running smoothly

Central Railway has assured travellers that trains on the line are running smoothly despite the rains.

2:15 PM IST

Heavy rains cause waterlogging in Hindmata

1:04 PM IST

Waterlogging in Sion

12:10 PM IST

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.

12:01 PM IST

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.

11:15 AM IST

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.

10:55 AM IST

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.

10:50 AM IST

Waterlogging at Milan subway

10:30 AM IST

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.

9:49 AM IST

Waterlogging in Andheri