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The intensity of rainfall in Mumbai is gradually coming down. (Photo by Vijay Bate/HT Photo)
The intensity of rainfall in Mumbai is gradually coming down. (Photo by Vijay Bate/HT Photo)

Mumbai to receive moderate rainfall, local train service disrupted in places

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Poulomi Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON JUL 22, 2021 06:36 AM IST
The offshore trough running between Maharashtra and Karnataka and the east-west shear zone cutting across Maharashtra will bring rainfall in Mumbai and suburbs.
IMD said extremely heavy rain is very likely over Konkan, Goa and ghat areas of central Maharashtra on July 21 and 22. (Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
IMD said extremely heavy rain is very likely over Konkan, Goa and ghat areas of central Maharashtra on July 21 and 22. (Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

Low-pressure in Bay of Bengal to bring rain in these states till July 25: IMD

Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 21, 2021 07:41 PM IST
  • The IMD in its evening bulletin released on Wednesday said that extremely heavy to very heavy rain is very likely over Mumbai till July 23, while rainfall intensity will reduce further in northwest India from tomorrow onwards.
Vehicles drive amid heavy rain at Goregaon, in Mumbai, on Tuesday.(Vijay Bate/HT Photo)
Vehicles drive amid heavy rain at Goregaon, in Mumbai, on Tuesday.(Vijay Bate/HT Photo)

Mumbai to face more rain today; 5 Maharashtra districts under red alert

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 21, 2021 09:48 AM IST
The India Meteorological Department's regional centre in Mumbai has said that it is 'very likely' that Pune, Raigad, Ratnagiri, Kolhapur and Satara will witness extremely heavy rainfall. Extremely heavy rainfall means precipitation of more than 204.5 mm in 24 hours, the MeT office said.
Incessant rains for the past few days have caused waterlogging, and even incidents of electrocutions, landslides and house collapses in Mumbai.
Incessant rains for the past few days have caused waterlogging, and even incidents of electrocutions, landslides and house collapses in Mumbai.

10-year-old boy washed away due to heavy rains in Mumbai

Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 20, 2021 01:13 PM IST
  • A four-year-old drowned in a similar way in Maharashtra’s Thane city on Sunday after he was swept away into a swollen drain triggered by heavy rainfall.
Mumbai and many other parts of Maharashtra continue to receive incessant rains that have led to house collapses, waterlogging, landslides and electrocutions.
Mumbai and many other parts of Maharashtra continue to receive incessant rains that have led to house collapses, waterlogging, landslides and electrocutions.

Heavy rain forecast for Mumbai today, tomorrow; local train services normal

Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2021 08:56 AM IST
  • IMD already issued a red alert for Mumbai and other districts in the Konkan region after rain-related incidents such as landslides and house collapses caused 31 fatalities and six injuries in the city.
The Trinamool Congress (TMC) will expand its base and enter national politics through virtual events on July 21, a special day in the Bengal ruling camp’s calendar, said party leader Madan Mitra. (Samir Jana/HT Photo)
The Trinamool Congress (TMC) will expand its base and enter national politics through virtual events on July 21, a special day in the Bengal ruling camp’s calendar, said party leader Madan Mitra. (Samir Jana/HT Photo)

News updates from HT: TMC to enter national politics on July 21

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 19, 2021 09:00 PM IST
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“Police Naik Rajendra Shegar, deployed at Kandivali Traffic Chowki, helping an injured dad and his daughter reach to safety,” Mumbai Police posted on Instagram.
“Police Naik Rajendra Shegar, deployed at Kandivali Traffic Chowki, helping an injured dad and his daughter reach to safety,” Mumbai Police posted on Instagram.

Mumbai rain: Cop helps injured dad and his daughter reach safety. Watch video

PUBLISHED ON JUL 19, 2021 07:58 PM IST
Mumbai Police shared the video on Twitter and Instagram.
The Mumbai Local trains (File Photo)
The Mumbai Local trains (File Photo)

Mumbai rains: Local train services briefly disrupted between Thane and Diva

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Karan Manral, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 19, 2021 03:59 PM IST
Slow local train services, which have now resumed, were suspended due to waterlogging on tracks near Karva.
At least four separate incidents of wall collapse were also reported in Thane city after the heavy rainfall.
At least four separate incidents of wall collapse were also reported in Thane city after the heavy rainfall.

4-year-old boy drowns due to flooding from heavy rainfall in Thane

Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 19, 2021 03:31 PM IST
  • The accident happened in Thane’s Ulhasnagar township, and the minor’s body was fished out and sent to a government hospital for a postmortem report, an official at the police control room said.
Waterlogging on a railway track due to heavy rain at Matunga area, in Mumbai on July 18. The BMC has also asked citizens to boil water before drinking as heavy rains over the last two days have led to flooding in the water purification complex at Bhandup (PTI).
Waterlogging on a railway track due to heavy rain at Matunga area, in Mumbai on July 18. The BMC has also asked citizens to boil water before drinking as heavy rains over the last two days have led to flooding in the water purification complex at Bhandup (PTI).

Mumbai rain updates: 25 dead, 6 injured, says BMC; IMD issues red alert for city

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Karan Manral, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 18, 2021 06:36 PM IST
Among those who lost their lives, 23 were killed in landslides in Mahul and Vikhroli, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said.
Commuters wade through a waterlogged street after heavy rain at Dadar in Mumbai on Sunday,(PTI)
Commuters wade through a waterlogged street after heavy rain at Dadar in Mumbai on Sunday,(PTI)

Boil water before drinking: Civic body's advice to Mumbaikars amid heavy rains

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Poulomi Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON JUL 18, 2021 03:36 PM IST
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation said the Bhandup water purification complex will resume operation in a few hours but the filtration process would take time to restart.
Aaditya Thackeray taking stock of situation (twitter.com/AUThackeray)
Aaditya Thackeray taking stock of situation (twitter.com/AUThackeray)

'Sheer force of rain': Aaditya Thackeray visits locations of Mumbai landslides

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Karan Manral, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 18, 2021 03:10 PM IST
The Maharashtra tourism minister tweeted to inform that the state government and BMC are providing all necessary and financial assistance to those affected.
Commuters wade through a waterlogged road at Dadar after a monster thunderstorm caused heavy rains in Mumbai and adjoining areas on Sunday.(PTI)
Commuters wade through a waterlogged road at Dadar after a monster thunderstorm caused heavy rains in Mumbai and adjoining areas on Sunday.(PTI)

What caused monster thunderstorm twice Everest's height over Mumbai | 5 points

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Poulomi Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON JUL 18, 2021 03:01 PM IST
The height of the monster thunderstorm is nearly 25,000 feet higher than the cruising altitude of commercial airlines, experts have said.
An auto driver pushes his autorickshaw through a waterlogged Dahisar subway on Friday. A sudden change in climatic conditions led to Mumbai witnessing over 100 mm rainfall in six hours, the IMD said in an early morning bulletin.(Vijay Bate/HT Photo)
An auto driver pushes his autorickshaw through a waterlogged Dahisar subway on Friday. A sudden change in climatic conditions led to Mumbai witnessing over 100 mm rainfall in six hours, the IMD said in an early morning bulletin.(Vijay Bate/HT Photo)

As rains pound Mumbai, IMD bulletin predicts more showers along western coast

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Sohini Goswami
PUBLISHED ON JUL 18, 2021 11:56 AM IST
The IMD predicted widespread rainfall on the country’s western coast, except in Gujarat, for the next five-six days.
Dark clouds are seen over a city skyline from the Bandra to Worli sea link bridge in Mumbai on July 17, 2021. (AFP)
Dark clouds are seen over a city skyline from the Bandra to Worli sea link bridge in Mumbai on July 17, 2021. (AFP)

Mumbai's water supply hit as Bhandup water complex inundates in heavy rainfall

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 18, 2021 11:23 AM IST
A red alert warning was issued for Mumbai by the IMD in view of heavy rainfall, indicating warning and alerts authorities to take action for any possible damage to life and property.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets during his address at the World Youth Skill Day celebrations through video conferencing in New Delhi on Thursday. (ANI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets during his address at the World Youth Skill Day celebrations through video conferencing in New Delhi on Thursday. (ANI)

PM Modi prays for Mumbai landslides' victims, announces ex-gratia for families

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Joydeep Bose
PUBLISHED ON JUL 18, 2021 10:20 AM IST
The Prime Minister, saddened by the incident, tweeted out on this day saying his thoughts are with the bereaved families. He also prayed for the speedy recovery of all those injured in the incident.
Rescuers look for survivors after a wall collapsed on several slum houses heavy monsoon rains in the Mahul area of Mumbai, India, Sunday, July 18, 2021. More than a dozen people were killed in the incident. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)(AP)
Rescuers look for survivors after a wall collapsed on several slum houses heavy monsoon rains in the Mahul area of Mumbai, India, Sunday, July 18, 2021. More than a dozen people were killed in the incident. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)(AP)

LIVE updates: Death toll in Mumbai due to rain related incidents rises to 31

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2021 09:21 PM IST
Landslide in Mumbai's Chembur: The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) said four to five houses have been affected by the landslide.
Mumbai rains: Waterlogging on LBS Road near Sion station in Mumbai on Sunday morning.(Pratik Chorge / HT PHOTO)
Mumbai rains: Waterlogging on LBS Road near Sion station in Mumbai on Sunday morning.(Pratik Chorge / HT PHOTO)

WATCH: No respite from rains, Mumbaikars take a dip in waterlogged streets

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Meenakshi Ray
PUBLISHED ON JUL 18, 2021 07:18 AM IST
The met department has placed Mumbai under an orange category storm warning alert from July 18 to 20, indicating “heavy to very heavy rain at isolated places”, along with chances of extremely heavy rainfall (over 204.5mm in 24 hours) in some parts.
An aerial view of heavy rain on the Western Express Highway near Aarey, at Goregaon, in Mumbai, India on Friday, July 16, 2021.(Photo by Vijay Bate/HT Photo)
An aerial view of heavy rain on the Western Express Highway near Aarey, at Goregaon, in Mumbai, India on Friday, July 16, 2021.(Photo by Vijay Bate/HT Photo)

Experts stumped as record-setting thunderstorm hits Mumbai

By Prayag Arora-Desai, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 17, 2021 10:51 AM IST
Friday morning’s rain was concentrated largely over the western suburbs and parts of central Mumbai.
Torrential downpour has been besieging the financial capital since Tuesday night(Satish Bate/HT PHOTO)
Torrential downpour has been besieging the financial capital since Tuesday night(Satish Bate/HT PHOTO)

Mumbai rains Live: IMD forecasts heavy rains in central Maha on July 18 and 19

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2021 05:00 PM IST
  • Heavy rains have been lashing Mumbai since Tuesday night. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued a yellow category alert for Mumbai on Thursday and Friday, predicting heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places, and a green alert for Saturday and Sunday.
Heavy rains have been lashing Mumbai since Tuesday night, with several key stretches of roads completely inundated.(File Photo / Representational Image)
Heavy rains have been lashing Mumbai since Tuesday night, with several key stretches of roads completely inundated.(File Photo / Representational Image)

Heavy rains continue in Mumbai, major areas of city waterlogged

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Meenakshi Ray
PUBLISHED ON JUL 16, 2021 07:39 AM IST
The heavy rainfall in Mumbai left the Gandhi Market area completely waterlogged by Friday morning, photos tweeted by the news agency ANI showed. Visuals from the Eastern Express Highway also showed the overnight heavy rains lashing parts of the city.
An IMD report said that earlier on Tuesday, Mumbai received 51.5 mm rainfall, while suburban areas recorded 54.6 mm rainfall.(HT Photo)
An IMD report said that earlier on Tuesday, Mumbai received 51.5 mm rainfall, while suburban areas recorded 54.6 mm rainfall.(HT Photo)

Orange alert for Mumbai, IMD predicts heavy rainfall for 5 Maharashtra districts

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Susmita Pakrasi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 14, 2021 07:20 AM IST
  • The met department said a red alert indicates that extremely heavy rainfall more than 204.4 mm precipitation in 24 hours is likely at isolated places in ghat areas.
According to Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) authorities, Sindhi Society is located in a low-lying area and is prone to flooding due to its natural topography.(Sourced)
According to Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) authorities, Sindhi Society is located in a low-lying area and is prone to flooding due to its natural topography.(Sourced)

A first since 2005: Chembur society flooding worries residents

By Eeshanpriya MS, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JUL 08, 2021 01:26 AM IST
Every monsoon, residents of Sindhi Society, which is a colony of over 162 plots, witness waterlogged streets. However, this year is the first time since the deluge of 2005 that water entered most homes, leaving the residents running from pillar to post to ensure it does not repeat.
The image shows a hilarious meme based on the viral video of the car drowning in a sinkhole.(Twitter/@Aastha)
The image shows a hilarious meme based on the viral video of the car drowning in a sinkhole.(Twitter/@Aastha)

Tweeple spark meme-fest with viral clip of Mumbai car drowning in sinkhole

By Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON JUN 14, 2021 07:28 PM IST
  • The unfortunate incident recorded at Mumbai's Ghatkopar area sparked several memes on Twitter.
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