Mumbai Rain Highlights: Navy deployed to rescue stranded train passengers at Nallasopara, IMD predicts more rain

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New Delhi | Updated: July 11, 2018 2:56:46 pm

Mumbai rains, weather highlights: In a slight relief for people in Mumbai, intensity of the rains seemed to have lessened even as the MET Department have predicted more dowpour in the maximum city and Konkan region for the next 3-4 days.

Mumbai rains, weather highlights: In prompt action, National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and Police had yesterday rescued around 2,000 passengers of two Mumbai-bound trains. (Representative image by ANI)

Mumbai rains, weather highlights: In a slight relief for people in Mumbai, intensity of the rains seemed to have lessened even as the MET Department have predicted more dowpour in the maximum city and Konkan region for the next 3-4 days. Mumbaikars woke up to a generally cloudy sky with intermittent rain contuing throughout the morning. According to, India Meteorological Department (IMD), the financial capital of India received 114.4 mm of rainfall in 24 hours period starting from 0830 hrs IST on Tuesday to 0830 hrs IST today. Maximum temperature in the city hovers around 27 degree celsius and minimum will be at 26 degree celsius. Due to the incessant rains, temperature of north-west India dropped.

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In prompt action, National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and Police had yesterday rescued around 2,000 passengers of two Mumbai-bound trains, that got stuck between Nallasopara and Vasai stations of the Western Railway due to water-logging this morning, were rescued by the NDRF and the police.

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10:02 (IST)11 Jul 2018
Western Naval Command extends helping hands

The Western Naval Command has been maintaining rescue teams and emergency equipment to provide assistance to Mumbaikars in emergent situations, the spokesperson said

09:52 (IST)11 Jul 2018
Major rescue operation continues

The Navy was deployed to evacuate train commuters stranded at the Nallasopara station here due to flooding of railway tracks between Nallasopara and Vasai Road stations, officials said this today. Following a request from the Western Railway, the Western Naval Command deployed high-chassis vehicles that could traverse the flooded areas and reach the stranded commuters, a Defence spokesperson said this morning.

09:50 (IST)11 Jul 2018
More trains cancelled

Train No. 12489 Bikaner - Dadar Superfast Express of 10.07.18 has been short terminated at Vapi and remain cancelled between Vapi-Dadar. Train No. 59439 Mumbai Central - Ahmedabad Passenger of 11.07.18 has been cancelled. Train No. 59045 Bandra Terminus - Vapi Passenger of 11.07.18 has been cancelled. Train No. 12489 Bikaner - Dadar Superfast Express of 10.07.18 has been short terminated at Vapi and remain cancelled between Vapi-Dadar.

09:50 (IST)11 Jul 2018
List of trains cancelled

Train No. 19023 Mumbai Central - Firozpur Cantt Janata Express of 11.07.18 has been cancelled between Mumbai Central-Valsad. Train No. 12215 Delhi Sarai Rohilla - Bandra Terminus Garib Rath of 10.07.18 has been short terminated at Vadodara and remain cancelled between Vadodara-Bandra Terminus. Train No. 12479 Jodhpur - Bandra Terminus Surya Nagari Express of 10.07.18 has been short terminated at Surat and remain cancelled between Surat-Bandra Terminus.

09:03 (IST)11 Jul 2018
Rains lash Gujarat too

Waterlogging in Navsari following heavy rain, water enters homes.

08:59 (IST)11 Jul 2018
Five trains cancelled

Western Railway in its update stated kthat train Nos 12952, 19019, 12009,12010 & 09004 leaving Mumbai on 11.07.2018 have been cancelled.

08:14 (IST)11 Jul 2018
Mumbai weather forecast

India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued bulletin for Mumbai weather, rains

07:23 (IST)11 Jul 2018
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Food and snacks were arranged for train passangers

केलवे रोड स्टेशन पर मंगलवार, 10.7.18 को 12902 गुजरात मेल व 12288 दूरोंतो एक्सप्रेस के यात्रियों को तेरापंथी जैन सभा, लायंस क्लब तथा रेल प्रवासी संघ के सौजन्य से भोजन/पानी /चाय उपलब्ध कराई गई। इस से स्टेशन पर रुके यात्रियों को काफी राहत मिली। @dtmbct #wednes

— Western Railway (@WesternRly) July 11, 2018

07:21 (IST)11 Jul 2018
Western Railway update for Wednesday

"One suburban service was run on UP slow line from Virar at 6.22 hrs but regular services ex Virar will be started only after water level comes down to safe level. Empty stranded rakes of long distance rakes are being cleared one by one to clear the tracks," tweeted Western Railway.

07:11 (IST)11 Jul 2018
Local trains update

Trains are running on restricted speed only between Churchgate - Bhayander section. Further, positions of trains may change, depending upon the weather conditions, said Divisional Railway Manager- Mumbai Division of Western Railway

05:45 (IST)11 Jul 2018
Mumbai rainfall

The India Meteorological Department's Colaba observatory (for the Mumbai city) recorded 165.8 mm rainfall in the 24-hour period of 8.30 am yesterday till 8.30 am on Monday. The Santacruz observatory, which records rainfall for the suburban Mumbai, reported 184.3 mm rainfall in the same period.

04:36 (IST)11 Jul 2018
Relief operations underway at Naigon station

03:05 (IST)11 Jul 2018
Mumbai rains update

At least two persons were killed in rain-related accidents in Maharashtra's Palghar while road, rail traffic and flights were severely hit as the country's commercial capital and many parts of the state were battered by incessant rains for the fourth consecutive day on Tuesday.

01:53 (IST)11 Jul 2018
Heavy Mumbai rain disrupts local train services, dabbawalas suspend work

Suburban train services remained suspended on a section of the Western Railway today due to waterlogging on tracks as heavy rain continues to lash the metropolis, an official said.  A total of 150 suburban services remained cancelled today. Mumbai's dabbawalas also suspended their services today.

23:18 (IST)10 Jul 2018
After rains in Mumbai, flood of creativity on social media

As rains lashed Mumbai, creative juices of the denizens of social media world also began to flow, with memes and messages flooding WhatsApp and other platforms. "Ab Mumbai Mein Lo Venice Ka Mazaa (Now enjoy the charm of Venice in Mumbai)," went a meme, accompanied by a morphed photograph of a gondola wading through a flooded suburban train station in the megapolis.

21:33 (IST)10 Jul 2018
Dabbawalas suspended their services today

The rains also affected Mumbai's famous tiffin carriers Dabbawalas, who are known for their on-time delivery service. They suspended their services today.

20:58 (IST)10 Jul 2018
NDRF rescue operations at Nala Sopara concludes

National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team rescued 1500 stranded passengers from Vadodara Express at Nala Sopara, earlier today. The operations has now concluded.

20:34 (IST)10 Jul 2018
Government closely monitoring situation, says Maharashra CM Devendra Fadnavis

The Maharashtra government is keeping a close watch on the situation in Mumbai and its neighbouring areas, especially in Palghar district, following heavy rains, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said today. Palghar district has received unprecedented rainfall, he said in the Legislative Assembly in Mumbai. The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and the Navy are on standby. The state disaster management cell is conducting operations on the ground, Fadnavis informed the House.

19:51 (IST)10 Jul 2018
Special food train from Mumbai Central to Naigaon

A special food train, carrying about 2000 food packets, prepared in Base Kitchen, Mumbai Central has been plied from Mumbai Central to Naigaon for the passengers of stranded trains, due to water logging at Nala Sopara: Western Railway PRO.

19:23 (IST)10 Jul 2018
120 people rescued from Palghar's Bhoidapada

120 people have been rescued from Palghar's Bhoidapada by fire brigade, NDRF & police. The area was waterlogged after heavy rain.

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19:07 (IST)10 Jul 2018
1500 stranded passengers rescued

Over 1500 stranded passengers have been rescued from Vadodara Express at Nallasopara, a senior NDRF official has told the Indian Express. Heavy rains had caused water-logging in the area. Water level rose to 260 mm over railway tracks.

18:45 (IST)10 Jul 2018
Heavy rains claim four lives in Yavatmal district

Four persons were washed away since Sunday as heavy rains are lashing the district, authorities said today. Several rivers and streams in the district are in flood. The district has recorded an average 299 mm of rainfall in the current season, while 40.33 mm of rainfall was recorded since yesterday, Met department officials said.

18:21 (IST)10 Jul 2018
Air India Express flight runs over slippery runway

An Air India Express flight from Vijayawada to Mumbai avoided a major accident while landing on runway 14.Even though it touched down correctly and used maximum braking but because of slippery conditions due to heavy rain, the plane stopped 10 feet beyond the runway end on the paved stopway. None of the person has been reported injured.

17:59 (IST)10 Jul 2018
Rain lashes parts of Pune. Visuals from Navi Peth.

Rain lashes parts of Pune. Image from Navi Peth.

Image from ANI Twitter handle
17:19 (IST)10 Jul 2018
Heavy rains in Mumbai, Thane

More heavy rains expected in Mumbai and Thane in next few hours, private weather broadcaster Skymet Weather has said. Nagpur and Pune may mild showers.

16:59 (IST)10 Jul 2018
Maharashtra school education department extends FYJC admission time

The Maharashtra School Education Department has extended the FYJC admission up to 5 pm on Wednesday. The state has been affected by heavy rains since last couple of days. Public services have been affected. NDRF and other scue teams are working hard to help starnded people.

16:40 (IST)10 Jul 2018
411 stranded passengers rescued from Vadodara Express

The NDRF team has rescued 411 passengers from the Vadodara Express at Nalasapora. The water level at tracks had risen to an alarming 460mm.

16:31 (IST)10 Jul 2018
NDRF team in Nallasopara to help stranded passengers

Team of NDRF are ta Nallasopara to help Railway administration, civic body, Local police & RPF in relief and rescue measures for the passengers of trains stranded due to heavy water levels on railway tracks.

Photo courtesy NDRF Twitter handle.
Photo courtesy NDRF Twitter handle.
16:24 (IST)10 Jul 2018
Centrail Railways says train services won't be affected

Mumbai local is the life line of the city.The entire team of Central Railways have worked hard to ensure uninterrupted services. We are confident that we will be able to maintain train services not only in Mumbai city but also outside: DK Sharma, GM Central Railways.

16:04 (IST)10 Jul 2018
Schools have been shut down in Palghar

School have been shut down in Palghar due to heavy rains in the district. NDRF and other teams are on rescue operations to help the stranded people. IMD has predicted heavy rains till Thursday.

15:51 (IST)10 Jul 2018
NDRF has recued 23 people in Palghar so far

The NDRF has so far rescued 23 people from Palghar in Maharashtra. Relief operations underway. Mumbai and other places in Maharashtra have been affected due to heavy rains.

15:46 (IST)10 Jul 2018
NDRF rescues stranded passsengers

NDRF team & RPF,WR have reached Vadodara Express(12928), standing between Nallasopara- Virar, to provide relief to its passengers .

15:14 (IST)10 Jul 2018
Latest train update, timings, re-scheduling

More trains have been cancelled due to heavy rains in Mumbai. Below is the list of trains which have been cancelled

Train No. 12972 Bhavnagar Terminus - Bandra Terminus Express of 09.07.18 has been cancelled between Dahanu Road - Bandra station.

Train No. 19024 Firozpur Cantt. - Mumbai Central of 12.07.18 has been cancelled

Train No. 19018 Jamnagar - Bandra Terminus Saurashtra Janata Express of 09.07.18 has been cancelled between Virar - Bandra station

Train No. 19708 Jaipur- Bandra Terminus Aravali Express of 09.07.18 has been cancelled between Palghar - Bandra station.

14:54 (IST)10 Jul 2018
IMD predicts heavy rain till Thursday

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy to very heavy rain till Thursday.

14:33 (IST)10 Jul 2018
Places that people should avoid due to logjam

People in Mumbai must avoid SV Road, Andheri-Kurla road, Sion, Matunga, Dadar, Parel, says CNN News 18.

14:26 (IST)10 Jul 2018
DRD arranges two buses in Dahanu-Boisar area

BEST buses has been diverted in the city due to waterlogging. DRD/ state transport depot has arraneged arranged two special buses - one each for Boisar & Umbergaonfrom Dahanu.

14:09 (IST)10 Jul 2018
Jet Airways issues waiver
14:07 (IST)10 Jul 2018
Indigo offer
14:06 (IST)10 Jul 2018
Key GoAir advisory
14:03 (IST)10 Jul 2018
More and more rains

The Met department has further predicted that "heavy to very heavy rain" is likely to continue over Konkan and Goa.

In Mumbai, several government and semi-government offices, institutions to allow their staff to leave early. Adjacent areas to the city has received more rainfall and streets were flooded. There was disruption in Flights services even as visibility at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport was "not very good", as per reports. No alert so far issued for the aviation sector.
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