Mumbai Rains LIVE: Rail Services Affected Due To Continuous Heavy Rains

Mumbai Rains LIVE Updates: Services between Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus-Thane/Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus-Vashi have been suspended.

Mumbai Rains LIVE: Rail Services Affected Due To Continuous Heavy Rains

Mumbai Heavy Rains: Heavy rain is likely to continue over the next 24 hours.

New Delhi:

Heavy rains lashing Mumbai overnight led to flooding in many parts of the city, prompting disruption of road and rail traffic.

Rains across the city picked up late on Tuesday evening. There were intense spells across Mumbai for a few hours overnight, an official said.

Public transport services were hit and normal life affected in the financial capital due to heavy downpour and water logging this morning.

Several streets and low-lying areas were waterlogged due to overnight rains, and the road traffic was also badly hit, a civic official said. Some vehicles broke down in the water, affecting the traffic movement, he added.

A Central Railway spokesperson said suburban services were suspended at 5 am on Wednesday following heavy rains along the tracks.

Here are the live updates on Mumbai Rain:

Sep 23, 2020 22:33 (IST)
Mumbai Rains: Suburban Train Services Resume Partially
Suburban services of the Western Railway (WR) in Mumbai resumed fully as water on the tracks receded, authorities said on Wednesday evening as the city grappled with heavy overnight rains, reported news agency PTI. However, the Central Railway's (CR) suburban services had not resumed till late in the evening, railway authorities said. With waterlogged tracks, suburban services of both Central Railway and Western Railway were suspended early Wednesday morning.
Sep 23, 2020 19:27 (IST)
Mumbai Heavy Rain News: Heavy Overnight Rains Flood Mumbai's Nair Hospital, A Covid Facility
The Nair Hospital, a dedicated COVID-19 hospital in central Mumbai, has been flooded after heavy overnight rainfall in the Maharashtra state capital, which has reported more than 45,000 cases coronavirus cases till now.
Sep 23, 2020 19:22 (IST)
Mumbai Rains: Nair Hospital Rain Gauge Record 387 mm Rainfall In 18 Hours
Nair Hospital rain gauge in Mumbai has recorded 387 mm rainfall in 18 hours - between 8 pm and 4 pm today. It has also recorded the highest rainfall in the city.
Sep 23, 2020 15:27 (IST)
Watch | Fire brigade rescue their personnel in a flooded street in Mumbai
Sep 23, 2020 15:26 (IST)
Watch| Mumbai Saw One Of The Heaviest Showers Of This Monsoon Season 

Sep 23, 2020 14:43 (IST)
Mumbai rains: Five teams of NDRF on standby, says Maharashtra Minister

Five teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) are on standby in view of heavy rains that have lashed Mumbai, Thane and Palghar districts and caused water-logging in many areas, Maharashtra Relief and Rehabilitation Minister Vijay Wadettiwar said on Wednesday.

Mumbai and neighbouring areas received intense spells of rain since Tuesday night, leaving many parts of the metropolis in waist deep water and disrupting rail and road traffic.

Mr Wadettiwar said in a statement that heavy rains caused flood-like situation in many places, adding that Disaster Management department is keeping a close watch on the situation.
Sep 23, 2020 13:58 (IST)
Update| Light to moderate rain with occasional intense rain spell likely over parts of Mumbai during next 6 hours. Heavy rainfall at isolated places likely over Mumbai during next 24 hrs: India Meteorological Department (IMD)
Sep 23, 2020 11:15 (IST)
Bombay High Court suspends hearings due to heavy rains

The Bombay High Court on Wednesday suspended its hearings scheduled for the day, including all virtual hearings, in view of the heavy rainfall in the city and suburbs.

The bail pleas filed by actress Rhea Chakraborty and her brother Showik Chakraborty, both arrested in a drugs case related to the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, were to be heard on Wednesday by a single bench of Justice Sarang Kotwal through video-conferencing.

Besides, a division bench led by Justice S J Kathawalla was scheduled to hear actress Kangana Ranaut's plea against the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation over the demolition of a part of her office.
Sep 23, 2020 10:11 (IST)
Watch| Mumbai's Nair Hospital flooded following heavy rainfall in the city. It is a COVID-19 dedicated hospital.

As per Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), Mumbai city received 173 mm rainfall in the last 24 hours.
Sep 23, 2020 09:46 (IST)
Mumbai Flooded After Heavy Overnight Rain, Trains Suspended
Heavy overnight rain in Mumbai has hit rail and road traffic after several parts in the city were water-logged. The weather department has warned of a flood-like situation in the low-lying areas. Read more


Sep 23, 2020 09:28 (IST)
Mumbai's Nair Hospital flooded following heavy rainfall in the city. It is a COVID-19 dedicated hospital.

As per Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), Mumbai city received 173 mm rainfall in the last 24 hours.

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Sep 23, 2020 09:16 (IST)
JustIn| Intense to very intense rainfall is likely to continue in Mumbai during next 2-3 hours: India Meteorological Department

Sep 23, 2020 09:08 (IST)
Watch| Railway tracks submerged at Sion railway station in Mumbai, following heavy downpour in the city.

Sep 23, 2020 09:07 (IST)
Update| Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation declares holiday for all private and government establishments, except emergency services, after severe waterlogging and heavy rainfall in many parts of the city. Commissioner has appeared public to come out of their homes only if necessary: BMC.
Sep 23, 2020 09:06 (IST)
Rainfall causes water-logging in several areas across Mumbai: Grant Road to Charni Road, Lower Parel to Prabhadevi, Dadar to Matunga, Matunga to Mahim .Local trains between Churchgate to Andheri cancelled, Locals between Virar to Andheri long-distance special trains rescheduled: Western Railway

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Sep 23, 2020 07:55 (IST)
Watch: Rain continues to lash parts of Mumbai; waterlogging near King Circle area.
Sep 23, 2020 07:47 (IST)
Heavy Rain Leads To Flooding In Several Parts Of Mumbai
Several parts of Mumbai received heavy rainfall on Tuesday night leading to waterlogging in some areas including Sion and Goregaon. Read more

Heavy Rain Leads To Flooding In Several Parts Of Mumbai
Sep 23, 2020 07:45 (IST)
  • Several parts of Mumbai received heavy rainfall on Tuesday night leading to flooding in some areas including Sion and Goregaon.
  • Passengers were stranded at Sion railway station in Mumbai due to waterlogging.
  • According to India Meteorological Department (IMD), suburban Mumbai witnessed actual rainfall of 23.4 mm on Tuesday, a departure of 129 per cent from the normal rainfall.
  • Suburban rail services on Central Railway have been affected due to continuous heavy rains in several parts of Mumbai.
  • Services between Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus-Thane/Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus-Vashi have been suspended.
  • Also, long-distance special trains are being rescheduled.