Mumbai Rain Highlights: Heavy Rain Leads To Waterlogging; Offices Shut, Trains Stopped

Mumbai Rain: The weather department has sounded a red alert for today and tomorrow for extremely heavy rain in Mumbai.

Mumbai Rain Highlights: Heavy Rain Leads To Waterlogging; Offices Shut, Trains Stopped

Mumbai Rain: Tides waves of around 4.51 meters have been predicted due to the heavy rains.

New Delhi:

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:

Aug 04, 2020 18:15 (IST)
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.
Aug 04, 2020 16:45 (IST)
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.
Aug 04, 2020 15:45 (IST)
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.
Aug 04, 2020 14:58 (IST)
3 missing after house collapses in Trimurti Chawl in Santacruz East.
Aug 04, 2020 14:29 (IST)
Rain lashes parts of Pune, Maharashtra.
Aug 04, 2020 13:58 (IST)
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. 
Aug 04, 2020 13:49 (IST)
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.

Aug 04, 2020 13:34 (IST)
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.

Aug 04, 2020 13:27 (IST)
High tide hits Mumbai as heavy rainfall continues to lash the city.
Aug 04, 2020 13:07 (IST)
Normal life disrupted in Mumbai as heavy rainfall triggers severe waterlogging at various places of the city.
Aug 04, 2020 13:00 (IST)
"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.
Aug 04, 2020 12:13 (IST)
"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.
Aug 04, 2020 11:51 (IST)
Water logging in parts of Mumbai following incessant rainfall in the city.
Aug 04, 2020 11:31 (IST)
There has been a landslide at Malad on the Western Express Highway.
Aug 04, 2020 11:15 (IST)
Incessant rain in Mumbai causes waterlogging at Santacruz East near Maratha Colony on Western Express Highway.
Aug 04, 2020 10:50 (IST)
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.
Aug 04, 2020 10:44 (IST)
Here is India Meteorological Department (IMD) weather update.
Aug 04, 2020 10:41 (IST)
Water Enters Houses In Kandivali

Water enters houses in Kandivali area following incessant rainfall in Mumbai.
Aug 04, 2020 09:50 (IST)
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. 

Aug 04, 2020 09:33 (IST)
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).
Aug 04, 2020 09:27 (IST)
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.
Aug 04, 2020 09:20 (IST)
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.
Aug 04, 2020 09:10 (IST)
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.

Aug 04, 2020 08:28 (IST)
Waterlogging in Mumbai's Lower Parel

Maharashtra: Waterlogging in Mumbai's Lower Parel following incessant rainfall in the area.
Aug 04, 2020 08:10 (IST)
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
Aug 04, 2020 07:58 (IST)
Deputy Director General of Meteorology (IMD, Mumbai) K S Hosalikar said Mumbai on red alert for today and tomorrow for extremely heavy rain.
Aug 04, 2020 07:50 (IST)
Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) tweeted saying, extremely heavy rainfall is expected in the city and suburbs today with high tide at 12.47 PM.
Aug 04, 2020 07:38 (IST)
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.
Aug 04, 2020 07:36 (IST)
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.

Aug 04, 2020 07:35 (IST)
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.