Mumbai rains LIVE Updates: 5 killed in Maharashtra; trains delayed, traffic hit

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New Delhi | Updated: June 25, 2018 3:59:41 pm

Mumbai rains LIVE Updates: Parts of Maharashtra and its capital Mumbai are set to receive heavy rains today, according to India Meteorological Department (IMD).

weather in mumbaiAs per the latest reports heavy shower has been lashing the city since early morning and water-logging is being witnessed in Postal Colony in Chembur East and other areas.

Mumbai rains LIVE Updates: Parts of Maharashtra and its capital Mumbai are receiving heavy rains today, according to India Meteorological Department (IMD). As per the latest reports heavy shower has been lashing the city since early morning and water-logging is being witnessed in Postal Colony in Chembur East and other areas.

In its report, IMD had predicted heavy rain will lash “south Madhya Maharashtra”. Earlier in its city-wise forecast, the weather agency said it will be generally cloudy sky and heavy rain will lash India’s financial capital. The maximum temperature in the city will be 29 degree Celsius and minimum temperature will be 23 degree Celsius.

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15:59 (IST)25 Jun 2018

A 37-year-old woman has been admitted to hospital in a critical condition after wall of an under-construction building collapsed at around 4.45 am today, on Vidyalankar road in Wadala's Antop Hill, following heavy rain. FIR have been registered against the builder in the case

15:41 (IST)25 Jun 2018
Train services suspended between Virar and Vaitarna stations

Due to waterlogging at Virar station, train services were suspended between Virar and Vaitarna stations. As per Western Railway, water flowed down to the tracks from the nearby hills. Senior officials have approved train movement on the tracks at 2.45 pm, after the water receded from the tracks

14:33 (IST)25 Jun 2018
Traffic status

Mumbai Police is actively giving traffic updates for various parts of Mumbai. Traffic in South, North and Central Mumbai has been heavily affected due to waterlogging.

12:17 (IST)25 Jun 2018
Wall collapse

A portion of the wall of an under-construction highrise at Lords Estate in Antop Hill trapping many residents and damaging over a dozen private cars parked in a neighbouring society premises. The Mumbai Fire Brigade, NDRF and other emergency services have launched relief operations but there are no reports of any casualties

12:10 (IST)25 Jun 2018
Flooding in areas

There was flooding in several areas like Chunabhatti, Wadala, Dadar, Malad, Kurla, Gamdevi, Santacruc-Chembur Link Road and other places hitting traffic movement severely and delaying school buses transporting kids to their schools. The Mumbai morning peak road traffic was badly hit as waterlogging was reported in some parts of the Eastern and Western Express Highways (EEH-WEH), main and arterial roads and many low-lying areas of the city and suburbs and traffic to and from adjoining Thane, Palghar and Raigad districts.

12:09 (IST)25 Jun 2018
Express trains delayed

On the WR, the downpour had dislocated train movement due to heavy rains in south Gujarat and north-west Maharashtra, but services were restored (after nearly 90 minutes) with severe speed restrictions by 9.10 a.m. on Monday. WR General Manager A.K. Gupta left for the affected track sites between Bhilad-Sanjan (south Gujarat), even as several mail and express trains bound for Mumbai and from Mumbai to various destinations like Gujarat and Delhi, were delayed at various points en route.

11:44 (IST)25 Jun 2018
Local train services hit

Mumbai's lifeline, the suburban locals on Western Railway (WR) and Central Railway (CR) were running between 15-30 minutes late on account of waterlogging on the railway tracks and periphery of several stations like Sion, Chinchpokli and Matunga, inconveniencing office-goers due to overnight rains that lashed the city.

11:43 (IST)25 Jun 2018
5 killed in Maharashtra

Torrential rains clobbered large areas of Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra seriously hitting road traffic and rail operations, claiming at least five lives in rain-related incidents, officials were quoted as saying by IANS

11:03 (IST)25 Jun 2018
Mumbai is the rainiest place

Currently, Maharashtra capital Mumbai is the rainiest place in the country with 231 mm rainfall, according to Skymet report

10:57 (IST)25 Jun 2018
Water, water, everywhere

Visuals of water-logging from Mumbai's Matunga East area.

10:54 (IST)25 Jun 2018
Mumbai Police is 'there' for Mumbaikars

"The showers are heavy but so is our ‘bandobast’ on the streets to ‘be there’ for Mumbaikars. We are to help you reach your destination with a little care & caution from you during your journe," Mumbai police posted on Twitter.

10:53 (IST)25 Jun 2018
Cars damaged in Mumbai

Seven cars were damaged after wall of an under construction building collapsed at around 4.45 am today, on Vidyalankar road in Wadala's Antop Hill, accoridng to ANI report,

10:20 (IST)25 Jun 2018
Rail, road traffic update

While roads in Dadar, Hindmata, Kurla, Santacruz Chembur Link Road, Mithi River bridge in Kurla and Kalina are flooded with water, railway tracks at Sion, Thane stations on the Central Railway line are water-logged. Accoridng to reports, trains on the Western Railway are running 15 minutes late.

10:18 (IST)25 Jun 2018
Over 200 mm rainfall

As per Skymet weather agency report, the city has witnessed over 200 mm of rainfall in last 24 hours starting from 8.30 am on Sunday. Santa Cruz has received 231 mm rainfall.

10:10 (IST)25 Jun 2018
Rains hit Gujarat

The official said that under the influence of these meteorological conditions, isolated heavy to very heavy rain over Konkan and Goa and isolated heavy rainfall over Gujarat region, central Maharashtra, Marathwada, coastal Karnataka and Kerala is very likely on Day 1, which was Sunday "The intensity of rainfall is expected to decrease from Monday and only South Gujarat, Konkan and Goa may experience isolated heavy rainfall," the official said.

10:09 (IST)25 Jun 2018
Why so much rain?

"Synoptic analysis indicates that the offshore trough at mean sea level runs from south Gujarat coast to Kerala coast. A cyclonic circulation lies over south Konkan and its neighbourhood and another cyclonic circulation lies over north Konkan and adjoining south Gujarat," the IMD official said.

10:09 (IST)25 Jun 2018
Rain fury continues

On Sunday, incessant rains occurred in Mumbai and suburban Malad (west) recorded the highest amount of rainfall at 110.80 mm between 8:30am and 4:30pm. Other areas like Powai received 77.80 mm of rainfall, and Mulund (west) received 76 mm rainfall, during the same period stood second and third respectively, an IMD official said. Coastal areas of the city like Colaba, Mazgaon and Worli received less rainfall in comparison, he added.

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