Mumbai Rain: Tides waves of around 4.51 meters have been predicted due to the heavy rains.
With continuous rainfall all through the night, people in several parts of Mumbai on Tuesday woke up to severe waterlogging. The weather department has sounded a red alert for today and tomorrow for extremely heavy rain in Mumbai. Education officers have been told to keep the BMC schools prepared if any emergency situation arises and people need shelter. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that extremely heavy rain will occur at isolated places in Mumbai, Thane and Raigad districts of Maharashtra on August 4 and August 5. Ratnagiri district is also expected to receive extremely heavy rain on August 4, while Paldhar district is expected to receive extremely heavy rain on August 5.
Here are the Highlights of Mumbai rain:
Boat capsizes off Gorai coast, 2 fishermen missing
Two fishermen are missing while 11 were rescued after a boat capsized around 12 kilometres off Gorai beach in north Mumbai this afternoon, the police said.
The boat, Lucky Stat, with 13 fishermen on board, got caught in heavy rains and capsized, a Gorai police station official told news agency PTI.
"Men from another boat in the vicinity jumped in and managed to rescue 11 of the 13 on board Lucky Stat. However, two are still missing and search operations are continuing for them. The vessel has also not been found," he added.
230 mm of rainfall was recorded in Mumbai: Official
The downpour started around 7 pm last night and slowed down around five to six am this morning, says Iqbal Singh Chahal, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Commissioner.
"In the 10-hour downpour, 230 mm of rainfall was recorded in Mumbai. The Mithi river had swelled up in the morning because of the heavy rains and went above the prescribed danger mark of 27 meters. In the morning it had gone up to 34 meters and we had started to evacuate people in the low-lying slum areas. The water levels have come down to 24, so we have ceased evacuation for now," he adds.
NDRF team deployed for rescue operations
One team of National Disaster Response Force has been deployed after rooms in a residential slum area collapsed at Agripada, in Dhobighat area of Santa Cruz, Mumbai.
3 missing after house collapses in Trimurti Chawl in Santacruz East.
Rain lashes parts of Pune, Maharashtra.
The local trains, a lifeline for Mumbai's 20 million residents, have been stopped in the city and all offices in the city, except emergency services will stay closed today. The financial capital and a few neighbouring district are on red alert for "extremely heavy rainfall" today and tomorrow. Apart from Mumbai, the alert has been issued for Thane, Pune, Raigad and Ratnagiri districts of Maharashtra.
Mumbai recorded a 230 mm rainfall within 10 hours of incessant rainfall, Iqbal Singh Chahal, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Commissioner told ANI on Tuesday, adding that a flood-like situation had been created in the city.
Mumbai's civic body has said that except for essential services, all other offices in the city will be closed today. "Owing to the heavy rainfall since last night and forecasts of extremely heavy rain by @IndiaMetDep all offices and establishments in Mumbai, except emergency services, will remain shut," the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) tweeted.
High tide hits Mumbai as heavy rainfall continues to lash the city.
Normal life disrupted in Mumbai as heavy rainfall triggers severe waterlogging at various places of the city.
"The 230 mm rainfall occurred within 10 hrs. It's a flood-like situation. Mithi river had swelled up in the morning because of heavy rains, crossing the danger mark. As of now, it is flowing below danger level. The evacuation of people has also been stopped right now," the BMC Commissioner told ANI.
"Stay home! We've been monitoring the situation and the @mybmc is working round the clock. Please cooperate and stay home," Maharashtra minister Aaditya Thackeray tweeted.
Water logging in parts of Mumbai following incessant rainfall in the city.
There has been a landslide at Malad on the Western Express Highway.
Incessant rain in Mumbai causes waterlogging at Santacruz East near Maratha Colony on Western Express Highway.
26 places have reported flooding. Roads in areas such as Goregaon, King Circle, Hindmata, Dadar, Shivaji Chowk, Shell Colony, Kurla ST Depot, Bandra Talkies, Sion Road have been flooded. There has also been a landslide on the Western Express Highway in Malad area.
Here is India Meteorological Department (IMD) weather update.
Water Enters Houses In Kandivali
Water enters houses in Kandivali area following incessant rainfall in Mumbai.
Mumbai Rain: Milk Truck Stuck In Kandivali
A milk truck got stuck in a drainage line at Thakur Village, Kandivli in Mumbai due to waterlogging.
Mumbai Rain: High Tide At 12.47pm In Mumbai Today
High tide of 4.45 metres expected at 12.47 pm in Mumbai today: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).
Landslides have also been reported from parts of Mumbai due to the heavy rainfalls throughout the night. Severe waterlogging was also witnessed in several parts of Mumbai on Tuesday.
Mumbai Rain: Red Alert For Mumbai, Thane
A Red Alert has been issued for Mumbai, Thane amid heavy rains. The trend of heavy rainfall in most areas is set to continue for the next 48 hours.
The local trains, a lifeline for Mumbai's 20 million residents, have been stopped and all offices in the city, except emergency services will stay closed today.
Waterlogging in Mumbai's Lower Parel
Maharashtra: Waterlogging in Mumbai's Lower Parel following incessant rainfall in the area.
Heavy Rain Floods Parts Of Mumbai, City On Red Alert For 2 Days
Several areas in Mumbai have been flooded after extremely heavy rain in through the night. The financial capital and a few neighbouring district are on red alert for "extremely heavy rainfall" today and tomorrow. Read Here
Deputy Director General of Meteorology (IMD, Mumbai) K S Hosalikar said Mumbai on red alert for today and tomorrow for extremely heavy rain.
Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) tweeted saying, extremely heavy rainfall is expected in the city and suburbs today with high tide at 12.47 PM.
Severe waterlogging in various parts of Mumbai following incessant rainfall in the city. More than 230 mm of rainfall recorded in Mumbai city in the last 10 hours, according to Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation.
With a high tide expected at 12:47 pm, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has issued an alert to all concerned departments and also to citizens to not go near any beach or low lying areas. Tides waves of around 4.51 meters have been predicted due to the heavy rains.
Mumbai Rain: Overnight Rain Leads To Waterlogging In Mumbai
With continuous rainfall all through the night people in several parts of Mumbai on Tuesday woke up to severe waterlogging. The weather department has sounded a red alert for today and tomorrow for extremely heavy rain in Mumbai.