Mumbai rains LIVE: Heavy to very heavy rain prediction at few places on Monday

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Updated:Jul 28, 2019 9:49:05 pm

Latest News on Rain in Mumbai, Mumbai Rain Live Updates: Traffic on the busy Mumbai-Goa highway has been stopped after flood in Jagbudi river in coastal Ratnagiri district following heavy rains since last couple of days.

An aerial view shows a flooded area near Badlapur, in Maharashtra. (Reuters)

Mumbai Rain Today LIVE: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday predicted heavy to extremely heavy rainfall at few places in Mumbai and suburban districts on Monday. The department also predicted that entire Maharashtra would receive widespread rainfall.

The city is receiving heavy to very heavy rainfall for the last two days. Several low-lying areas including Gandhi Market in Sion, Santacruz, Panvel, Saki Naka have been inundated due to rains. ANI reported the Mumbai received 150-180 mm rains in the last 24 hours. The IMD has said that Mumbai, Thane and Navi Mumbai are likely to receive heavy to very heavy rainfall in the next 24 hours. The weather department has issued an orange alert for the next 48 hours.

The IMD said that Colaba observatory recorded 19.1 mm rain in the 24 hours. The last two days of rainfall in Mumbai caused water-logging in several parts of the city, including Sion, Matunga, Mahim, Andheri, Malad and Dahisar, which led to traffic snarls at several major junctions.

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    21:28 (IST)28 Jul 2019
    Heavy to very heavy rain prediction at few places on Monday

    The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday predicted heavy to extremely heavy rainfall at few places in Mumbai and suburban districts on Monday. The department also predicted that entire Maharashtra would receive widespread rainfall.

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    20:15 (IST)28 Jul 2019
    IMD rainfall forecast and weather warnings

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    18:15 (IST)28 Jul 2019
    Latest weather forecast by IMD

    A few spells of rain during day time and intermittent rain with heavy to very heavy falls towards evening and night likely in city and suburbs. 

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    17:08 (IST)28 Jul 2019
    Mumbai rains: 370 houses submerged in the floods

    Murbad Tehsildar Amol Kadam has infomred PTI that 370 houses have got submerged in the floods and rescue teams are working overnight shifted families to higher places. A part of a bridge on the Ulhas river in Rayta village got washed away and stretches of the road were damaged in heavy rains.

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    13:10 (IST)28 Jul 2019
    Murbad bridge washed away; traffic suspended till further orders

    Murbad Tehsildar Amol Kadam told PTI that a part of a bridge on the Ulhas river in Rayta village got washed away and stretches of the road were damaged in heavy rains, in the process affecting traffic on the highway linking Mumbai to Ahmedabad in neighbouring Gujarat.

    "Traffic on the route has been suspended till further orders. The Ulhas river has been overflowing since the past two days and has caused flooding in Badlapur, Titwala and Kalyan," he said.

    12:19 (IST)28 Jul 2019
    Part of river bridge in Murbad washed way, traffic suspended

    A part of a river bridge linking Murbad to Kalyan in Maharashtra's Thane district got washed way in the early hours of Sunday due to heavy downpour in the region.

    10:30 (IST)28 Jul 2019
    Mumbai records over 40mm rainfall in last 24 hours

    The Colaba and Santacruz observatories have recorded 44.2 millimetres and 27.7 mm rainfall respectively in the 24-hour period starting on Saturday 8.30 am, an IMD official said on Sunday.

    08:16 (IST)28 Jul 2019
    Heavy rains likely in some parts of Mumbai

    The BMC had predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall in some of of Mumbai and the suburbs on Sunday. 

    03:37 (IST)28 Jul 2019
    Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation asked people to be careful

    Citizens have been asked to be careful by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation and said that it is prepared to deal with the heavy monsoon.

    00:09 (IST)28 Jul 2019
    Mumbai Rains: IMD predicts heavy rainfall today

    ''Heavy to very heavy'' rains in Mumbai has been predicted by the India Meteorological Department, including ''extremely heavy'' rain in remote places, for Sunday.

    22:38 (IST)27 Jul 2019
    Mumbai rains: 11 flights cancelled, nine diverted

    Mumbai rains: 11 flights were canceled today due to heavy rains in Mumbai. Mumbai International Airport official informed that as many as 11 flights of various airlines were canceled. "These include seven departures and four arrivals," he said. In addition to this, nine flights were diverted to other nearby airports due to rains.

    A SpiceJet flight skid and overshot the main runway while landing at the Mumbai airport. Photo: ANI

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    22:08 (IST)27 Jul 2019
    IMD issues red alert, predicts heavy rainfall tomorrow

    The IMD has issued a red alert for tomorrow. It has predicted heavy rainfall in Mumbai. Today, heavy rains caused flash floods in Thane where hundreds of marooned people were rescued from a train and other places. While Thane city recorded 160 mm rainfall till Saturday morning, Murbad tehsil recorded 332 mm. Kalyan, Ulhasnagar, and Amberanth recorded over 200 mm of rainfall each.

    18:58 (IST)27 Jul 2019
    Mumbai rains: People on the petrol pump roof rescued

    Maharashtra Directorate General of Information and Public Relations informs that the people on the petrol pump roof and in the resort near Kalyan have been rescued now.

    18:32 (IST)27 Jul 2019
    Mumbai rains | Stranded rescued and dropped at Mumbai airport

    IAF Mi-17 helicopter rescued 9 people who were stranded atop a building in Kalyan. They were rescued and dropped at Mumbai airport.

    18:03 (IST)27 Jul 2019
    Mumbai rains: 100 stranded in Thane district

    The Indian Air Force launches a rescue operation to airlift more than 100 people stuck in different areas of Thane district in Maharashtra. At least 70 people are stranded on the terrace of a petrol pump in Badlapur town. Since Friday night, heavy rains have caused the Ulhas river in the district to overflow with water flowinng onto roads in Badlapur and inundating many areas. 

    16:27 (IST)27 Jul 2019
    Heavy Rain in Mumbai: Flood-like situation in Bhiwandi

    Continuous rains for the last several hours have triggered a flood-like situation in Bhiwandi. Locals were seen wading in knee-deep water in the roads. The weather department has predicted more showers for the next two days.  

    15:53 (IST)27 Jul 2019
    Mumbai Rain Update: Mumbai-Goa highway shut for traffic due to heavy rains

    Heavy rains in the region have forced administration to shut the Mumbai-Goa highway for traffic. Continuous rains since Friday have triggered a flood-like situation in some parts of Thane, Raigad and Ratnagiri districts.

    15:43 (IST)27 Jul 2019
    Mumbai Rain Forecast: More rains expected in next 48 hours

    The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted more rains in Mumbai and nearby areas in the next 48 hours. "Due to the strengthening of monsoon currents and the formation of low-pressure area over North West Bay of Bengal, the rainfall intensity is very likely to increase over North Konkan during next 48 hours," a statement from IMD said.

    14:50 (IST)27 Jul 2019
    Latest News on Rain in Mumbai: Heavy showers in Pune, waterlogging in several areas

    Heavy rains continue to lash Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra. In Pune, severe waterlogging was reported from several areas due to continuous rains.   

    14:04 (IST)27 Jul 2019
    Today Rain Update in Mumbai: 11 flights cancelled since morning

    There have been 11 flight cancellations at Mumbai airport since morning. Authorities, however, claimed that operations are normal now.

    14:02 (IST)27 Jul 2019
    Mumbai Rain Forecast: IMD predicts more rains in Mumbai, neighbouring districts

    India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that Raigad, Thane, Palghar and some of parts of Ratnagiri in Maharashtra will witness scattered heavy rainfall, and extra heavy rainfall at isolated places, today and tomorrow.

    13:35 (IST)27 Jul 2019
    Mumbai Rain Update: Maha govt seeks Air Force, Navy help to airlift stranded people from Kamba petrol pump

    The Maharashtra government has written to the NDRF, Navy, Air Force and Military, seeking help to rescue 115 people who are stranded at Kamba petrol pump and Riverwing Resort in Thane.

    13:25 (IST)27 Jul 2019
    Rain in Mumbai: Petrol pump submerged in Thane

    A petrol pump in Thane was submerged under water following heavy rains. As many as 115 people are stranded at the Kamba Petrol Pump and Riverwing Resort in Thane.

    13:03 (IST)27 Jul 2019
    Mumbai Rain Update: Fadnavis asks Chief Secretary to monitor rescue operations in Wangi

    Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has asked the Chief Secretary to personally monitor rescue operations at Wangi where people are stranded in a train due to heavy rain. A total of four NDRF teams have reached the site and evacuating passengers with the help of eight boats.

    12:59 (IST)27 Jul 2019
    Rains in Mumbai Today Live: One injured after building collapses in Kalyan

    A part of a building collapsed in Kalyan as the city receives heavy rains. One person suffered injuries in the incident. He has been rushed to a nearby hospital.

    12:39 (IST)27 Jul 2019
    Rains in Bhopal

    Madhya Pradesh's capital city Bhopal is also witnessing heavy rains since morning today. Normal life was affected in the city die to rain.

    12:37 (IST)27 Jul 2019
    Weather update: Churu streets flooded

    Meanwhile, heavy rains in Rajasthan's Churu has flooded the streets. Churu is receiving heavy rainfall since last night.

    12:20 (IST)27 Jul 2019
    Latest News About Mumbai Rain: No electricity supply in Navi Mumbai

    There is no electricity supply in parts of Navi Mumbai as well. Taloja area has been in the dark for the past 14 hours due to the heavy downpour.

    12:20 (IST)27 Jul 2019
    Latest News on Rain in Mumbai: No electricity, water supply in Kalyan-Dombivali, Badlapur

    There is no electricity or water supply in Kalyan-Dombivali, Badlapur and areas beyond Titwala. Nearly 350 people have been evacuated from Kalyan's Waldhuni area to a transit camp as water started entering houses on the first floor.

    11:48 (IST)27 Jul 2019
    Mumbai Rain Updates Today: Powai records 122.8 mm rain in 12 hours

    Powai recorded the highest at 122.8 mm in a span of 12 hours while Bandra (West) recorded 119.4 mm rainfall followed by Bandra Kurla Complex (East) at 116.4 mm.

    11:20 (IST)27 Jul 2019
    Current Rain Situation in Mumbai: Waldhuni river overflowing

    Several places water-logged after Waldhuni river overflows following heavy rainfall in the area. Latest visuals from Kalyan area.

    10:31 (IST)27 Jul 2019
    Rain in Mumbai: Waterlogging in Sion

    Waterlogging at Road No. 6 in Sion. Mumbai is witnessing rainfall since last two days. Several other areashave also been inundated due to heavy rainfall.

    10:06 (IST)27 Jul 2019
    Mumbai Rain Updates Today: Tansa lake overflowing

    The Tansa lake, another key source of potable water for Mumbai, is overflowing since Thursday. Four other lakes- Upper Vaitarna, Middle Vaitarna, Bhatsa and Vihar lakes- are yet to overflow. With the rising level in these lakes, the BMC had last week rolled back the 10% water cut that was in force since November last year.

    09:51 (IST)27 Jul 2019
    Mumbai Rain Updates Today: Modak Sagar lake overflowing

    The Modak Sagar lake, one of the seven reservoirs supplying water to Mumbai, started overflowing on Friday afternoon following heavy rains over the past few days. Modak Sagar is located in adjoining Thane district on the Vaitarna River, is the third reservoir after the Tulsi and the Tansa to get filled to the brim. Last year, this lake had started overflowing from July 15. Modak Sagar is the second largest of the lakes supplying water to Mumbai.

    09:46 (IST)27 Jul 2019
    Mumbai Rain Today: Santacruz, Panvel, Saki Naka waterlogged

    Due to heavy rain in Mumbai, Santacruz, Badlapur, Saki Naka, Hiranandani, Panvel Kalyan were waterlogged. Waterlogging was also reported from Dombivali and Vashi railway stations. The city is witnessing intense spell of rain for the last two days.

    09:39 (IST)27 Jul 2019
    Mumbai Heavy Rain: 150-180 mm rainfall in last 24 hours

    The IMD has said that Mumbai recorded a rainfall of 150-180 mm in last 24 hours and the next 48 hours are crucial for the city. The Met office has issued an orange alert for the city for Saturday.

    09:30 (IST)27 Jul 2019
    Rain alert Mumbai: Things you must never forget while battling flood-like situation

    The return of heavy rains to Mumbai and adjoining areas have brought more pain to residents already battling water-logging and flooding. The conditions are expected to get worse over the next two days with IMD predicting heavy to very heavy rains. Here are some do’s and don’ts you must follow during floods and waterlogging.

    09:22 (IST)27 Jul 2019
    Mumbai rain live: 53.2 mm rainfall in Colaba, 132 mm in Santacruz

    Heavy rainfall lashed Mumbai suburbs on Friday evening. The IMD's Colaba observatory recorded of 53.2 mm of rainfall from 8.30 am to 8.30 pm, while Santacruz observatory recorded 132 mm of rainfall in the same duration. Maximum rain was recorded between 7 pm and 8 pm on Friday.

    09:07 (IST)27 Jul 2019
    Weather forecast today

    The IMD has predicted heavy rainfall in Konkan, Goa, Uttarakhand, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Gangetic West Bengal, Madhya Maharashtra, Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Assam, Meghalaya, Gujarat region and Jharkhand. Strong winds reaching 40-50 kmph are likely to prevail over west-central and adjoining southwest Arabian Sea and North Arabian Sea.

    09:06 (IST)27 Jul 2019
    Mumbai rain news: What is orange alert

    An orange alert is meant for authorities to be alert and prepare for severe situation. An orange alert is also issued for Thane till Monday and for Palghar till Sunday. A yellow alert is issued for Mumbai for Sunday. A yellow alert means authority should keep a watch.

    Mumbai rains live: Fourteen years ago in July, Mumbai was battered by heavy rainfall which caused havoc across the city, claiming many lives and leaving the city paralysed. The IMD has predicted extremely heavy at many places in neighbouring Raigad district and Ratnagiri in the Konkan region till Monday. In Mumbai, the department had issued an orange alert for Saturday and a yellow alert for Sunday. It said that the city will receive heavy to very heavy rains in the next 24 hours. This is the second round of rains in Mumbai this Monsoon. Earlier this months, incessant rains wreak havoc in the city, killing at least three children. The rains have has drawn a barrage of criticism for the BMC even as authorities try to control the escalating situation.