Mumbai Rain: There has been heavy rainfall in the city and its suburbs.
The met office has issued a five-day weather alert for Vidarbha, Konkan and Goa. Since Saturday night, it has been raining in Mumbai and its suburbs. For four days there was incessant rain in Goa, the heaviest the state has seen since 1994. From Nagpur visuals of waterlogged streets and the assembly premises emerged. Thane also received rainfall yesterday. Deaths due to lightening were reported from suburban Mankhurd. In Vasai, near Mumbai, one person died on Saturday and a rescue operation was on for 12 others stranded at Chinchoti waterfall
A Central Railways press release came with an update of rain and cancellation of trains. The National Disaster Management authority issued advisories for Assam, Mumbai, Goa, Uttarakhand and others as more rains are expected.
Here are the live updates on rains in Mumbai and Goa
2 more boys have been rescued from the cave by the Navy SEALS and divers.
Rain and waterlogging in Mumbai has now subsided after hours of downpour.
Over 100 people stranded at the Chinchoti waterfall near Mumbai were rescued in a multi-agency operation which also saw the deployment of an Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopter: PTI
In view of bad weather/heavy rains, Mega block on UP local line between Vidyavihar - Byculla from 11.20 to 16.20 hrs has been cancelled. However, mega block on up and down harbour line between Kurla - Vashi will be operated as per schedule, Central Railways tweeted.
More pictures of flooded streets in Mumbai, as intermittent rain continues
Heavy to extremely heavy rainfall also likely in Raigad, Thane and Palghar today. More rain in Mumbai expected: Met office quoted by ANI.
Rainfall recorded at various parts in Mumbai: CT: Byculla 18 mm, Nair Hosp 17, Haji Ali and Colaba 13 and WS: Malvani 14 mm
Heavy rains continue in Mumbai. Picture from near Sion police station and King's circle.
Mumbai is no stranger to disruptions due to rain. A portion of the Andheri West bridge had collapsed due to heavy rainfall in Mumbai obstructing train operations last Tuesday.
The inclement weather also led to a political blame-game. The Shiv Sena attacked BJP, after nine hours of rain in Nagpur led to extensive water-logging in the city and disrupted proceedings of the Maharashtra Assembly.
Vehicles move through flooded streets after heavy rain in Sion, Mumbai
People voiced travel concerns on social media. One person tweeted: Anyone traveling from Mumbai to Pune today? Any idea if the highway is suitable to go in this heavy rain? #MumbaiRains
Schools were closed in Nagpur on Saturday due to heavy rain and the city is expected to get more rainfall in the next 24 hours. In just nine hours, Nagpur recorded 265 mm of rainfall on Friday.
Intermittent rain is in likely in some parts of Mumbai today.
One person died and 12 others were stranded due to heavy rain at Chinchoti waterfall in Vasai in neighbouring Palghar district. The waterfall, a popular destination among tourists during the monsoon, is situated in Tungareshwar forest, over 70 kilometres from Mumbai.