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Heavy Rainfall Brings Mumbai To A Standstill, Public Holiday Declared As Traffic, Train Services Affected. LIVE Updates Here

Written By Aishwaria Sonavane | Mumbai | Published:
In the wake of incessant rainfall in Mumbai, the city has yet again come to a standstill.
Update at 8:40 PM:
2 weeks ago

Mumbai International Airport Limited (MIAL): Around 70 domestic arrivals and 81 domestic departures have been cancelled.

 

Update at 7:06 PM:
2 weeks ago

Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has issued an 'Air Safety Circular' for airlines in wake of the monsoon season:

 

Update at 6:48 PM:
2 weeks ago

Due to very heavy rains in Mumbai area, here are the following trains that are rescheduled /cancelled/partially cancelled:

 

Update at 6:42 PM:
2 weeks ago

29 deaths in 24 hours in Mumbai due to heavy rainfall. 

 

Update at 6:00 PM:
2 weeks ago

18 killed in wall collapse in Malad, Mumbai due to incessant rains.

 

Update at 5:00 PM:
2 weeks ago

6 died in Pune incident and 3 died in Kalyan.

Devendra Fadnavis has said that the Government will give assistance to their families too.

Meanwhile, the IMD has given heavy rainfall warning for Vidarbha and Marathwada in coming days.

 

Update at 4:28 PM:
2 weeks ago

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis has initiated a high-level inquiry and has announced ₹5 lakh assistance. He has also asked BMC for another assistance of ₹5 lakh.

State Government will take care of all medical expenses of the injured, he said.

 

Update at 4:01 PM
2 weeks ago


CM Devendra Fadnavis said:

"Second highest rainfall in 45 years was recorded. The average rainfall for the entire month of June was recorded in just 3 days in Mumbai."

"We need total of seven pumping stations and 5 are completed. Numerous efforts are being taken for the remaining two pumping stations by BMC. After the two pumping stations, we will see that problems occurring due to waterlogging will be reduced."

"High-level inquiry will be initiated into the unfortunate incident."

 


 

 

Update at 3:47 PM
2 weeks ago

Six pumping stations of MCGM pumped out more than 14000 Million litres of water and discharged it into the sea: BMC

 

Update at 1:59 PM
2 weeks ago


Heavy to very heavy rainfall expected in Mumbai and suburban parts in next 48 hours: India Meteorological Department

Update at 1:32 PM
2 weeks ago

Shiv Sena's Sanjay Raut pens a poem while 21 people lose their lives and Mumbai comes to a standstill amid incessant downpour

 

Update at 11:14 AM
2 weeks ago

Chief Minister of Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis addressed the media over the situation in Mumbai. 

He assured that traffic situation is under control and that pumping stations are functioning across the city to pump out the water 

He said, "Last 2-3 days we have experienced rains which we usually get in a month. Pumping stations are on continuously, water is being pumped out continuously." 

"The government will take up the rehabilitation of all the houses that have been damaged today," he added. 

 

Update at 10:50 AM
2 weeks ago

Satellite images of Mumbai 

 

Update at 10:32 AM
2 weeks ago

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis visits the BMC office to take stock of the situation as Mumbai comes to a standstill yet again due to incessant rains. 

 

 

Update at 10:30 AM
2 weeks ago

18 dead after a wall collapsed on hutments in Pimpripada area of Malad East due to heavy rainfall today.

Meanwhile, rescue operations are still underway and as per the reports of BMC, the Fire Brigade found a lady and child alive in the debris. 

CM Devendra Fadnavis visited Shatabdi Hospital to meet the people injured due to the Malad wall collapse. 

 

Update at 9:59 AM
2 weeks ago

54 flights diverted & 52 cancelled at Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) due to inclement weather, (cross winds and tail winds)

Update at 9:48 AM
2 weeks ago

One woman and a child have been located under debris, rescue work is in progress: Chief Fire Officer, Mumbai Fire Brigade over wall collapse in Malad East

 

Update at 9:42 AM
2 weeks ago

Mumbai Police: 

Traffic has slowed down due to waterlogging at Gandhi Market, Sion, LBS Nayak Nagar, Everard Nagar, Kherwadi flyover, Amar Mahal, Khar Subway, Milan Subway, Andheri, Jogeshwari JVLR, Hansmogara junction.

 

Update at 9:31 AM
2 weeks ago

High tides of about 4.59 meters expected in Mumbai at around 11.52 am today.

Update at 9:23 AM
2 weeks ago

Indian Navy teams aid rescue efforts as heavy rains hit Mumbai.


 

Update at 9:16 AM
2 weeks ago

A public holiday has been declared in three districts of the state - Mumbai City, Mumbai Suburban and Thane district.

 

Update at 9:04 AM
2 weeks ago

Indian Meteorological Department:  

Intermittent heavy showers are expected in Mumbai on Tuesday. 

Extremely heavy rainfall of over 200 mm was recorded in many parts of the city, more towards suburbs in the last 24 hours. 

 

2 weeks ago

In the wake of heavy rainfall in Mumbai, the city has yet again come to a standstill. 

The Maharashtra government on Tuesday said that only emergency services will remain functional in Mumbai due to the heavy downpour that has affected the road traffic and railways in the city, causing hurdles to commute. 

A public holiday has been declared by the state government on July 2. Authorities have also advised people to avoid stepping out of their homes as the Indian Meteorological Department has forecast heavy rains.  

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The heavy rainfall has submerged the roads and rail tracks. Based on further inputs from other agencies, we have taken the decision to keep emergency services operational. We have appealed to the people not to venture out in this situation, Brijesh Singh, the official spokesperson of the state government, said. 

Mumbai authorities have also diverted 54 flights to the nearby airport on Tuesday morning. 

Several parts of Mumbai received around 100 mm rainfall since Monday morning, affecting trains and the road traffic.

Taking to Twitter the Commissioner of Mumbai Police informed that people of Mumbai should first check weather reports and then plan the day accordingly. He also said that in case of any problem Mumbai Police is available for help.

 

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