Mumbai Weather LIVE: Two Drown In Thane, Three Dead In Vikhroli

Mumbai is expecting floods and waterlogging as it is expecting heavy rains for the next 24 hours

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Mumbai Weather LIVE: Two Drown In Thane, Three Dead In Vikhroli

Mumbai found itself thigh-deep in water as heavy rains lashed the city. (AFP)

Mumbai:  Mumbai has been witnessing what weather officials believe could be the heaviest and longest bout of rain since July 26, 2005, when the city was paralysed by floods. It has been raining incessantly since morning leading to yet another incident of flooding, traffic jams and long hours on the city roads. Over 5 NDRF teams have been deployed for rescue and relief operations, while other 5 teams are en route. 

As per the Regional meteriological centre, Mumbai, the city will experience intermittent rain with heavy to very heavy rain fall in a few places in the city and suburbs over the next 24 hours.

Here are the live updates from Mumbai:


Aug 30, 2017
01:05 (IST)
Aug 30, 2017
00:51 (IST)

Local train service resumes between Churchgate-Andheri. 

Aug 30, 2017
00:19 (IST)
Mumbai Weather: City Gets 9 Times Usual Rain, Every Minute A Struggle

Mumbai is bracing for what weather officials believe could be the heaviest and longest bout of rain since July 26, 2005, when the city was paralysed by floods. It has been raining incessantly since morning and if it continues till high tide in the evening, the India's commercial capital could be in for hours of flooding, traffic jams and stranded cars on the roads."
Aug 30, 2017
00:04 (IST)
Two people were killed in a landslide in Vikhroli's Surya Nagar, said news agency ANI. This comes after two cases of drowning were reported in Thane.  

Aug 29, 2017
23:51 (IST)
'Government Staff Can Stay Home Tomorrow If Heavy Rains Persist'

Maharashtra Chief Secretary has said that government employees can stay home if heavy rains persist in Mumbai on Wednesday. Mr Mallick also issued an advisory on the same after discussing the situation with higher authorities.

Aug 29, 2017
23:29 (IST)
Navy Provides Shelter To Mumbaikars Stranded After Heavy Rains
The Western Naval Command today said it has made arrangements to provide shelter to Mumbaikars who were left stranded after heavy rains lashed the metropolis."
Aug 29, 2017
23:26 (IST)
One person was killed and two have been injured after a building collapsed in Vikhroli's Varsha, says news agency ANI.   
Aug 29, 2017
23:16 (IST)
Two Drown In Rainwater-Filled Drains In Thane
A 32-year-old woman and a teenage girl have died while two others have been injured in rain-related incidents, news agency PTI reported. The woman fell into a 'nullah' filled with rainwater in Kalwa and drowned, officials in the Disaster Management Cell of the Thane Municipal Corporation or TMC said. In the second incident, 14-year-old Gauri Jailwar died after falling into a swollen drain near a mall. 
Aug 29, 2017
23:12 (IST)
OYO Rooms Offers Free Shelter To Those Stuck In Rain
Aug 29, 2017
22:42 (IST)
Traffic is clear on the Western Highway from airport upto Dahisar and so is the Eastern Freeway. If someone is stuck on the road, kindly dial 100 or contact the Mumbai Police on Twitter for assistance.

Aug 29, 2017
22:25 (IST)
Ola running free Shuttle services across Mumbai
Aug 29, 2017
22:18 (IST)
Traffic from D'Mello road toward Eastern Feeway is moving now. Will be cleared soon, says Mumbai Police
Aug 29, 2017
22:12 (IST)
Mumbai Rain: Mumbai In Rain Trauma, Abandon Cars If You Must, Advises Police

By 12 pm, Mumbai was being urged to stay at home and step out only in case of an emergency after non-stop rain poured down through the morning, disrupting the city's crucial trains and causing massive jams. The met department said about four inches of rain was recorded in just a few hours. Heavy rain is forecast for the next 48 hours.
Aug 29, 2017
22:11 (IST)
Political parties have engaged in a slugfest over handling of the situation and advisories for citizens in Mumbai. While Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis advised offices to let employees leave early and issued similar orders for government staffers, Yuva Sena chief Aaditya Thackeray said there was no need to evacuate offices.
Aug 29, 2017
21:46 (IST)
Bombay Stock Exchange or BSE to remain open tomorrow. All the market segments will also function normally.
Aug 29, 2017
21:44 (IST)
Aug 29, 2017
21:39 (IST)
Five more teams of NDRF en route to Mumbai.
Aug 29, 2017
21:26 (IST)
Mumbai local train service begins between Thane to Kalyan on fast line





Aug 29, 2017
21:21 (IST)
A total of 10 flights have been cancelled from Mumbai airport, 7 flights diverted and 23 flights asked to go-around till now.



Aug 29, 2017
21:19 (IST)
Vehicles coming from Goa and Pune have been advised not to enter Mumbai today as a precautionary measure to avoid a grid-locked situation.
Aug 29, 2017
21:09 (IST)
Mumbai advised to remain home tomorrow by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis
Aug 29, 2017
20:54 (IST)
Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has instructed suspension of toll collection at all Mumbai entry points and sea-link till the situation is back to normal. 
Aug 29, 2017
20:51 (IST)
Aug 29, 2017
20:33 (IST)
BMC has cancelled leaves of all employees and has asked them to join back
Aug 29, 2017
20:03 (IST)
Foreign Media On How Heaviest Rain In 12 Years Stopped Mumbai

Mumbai's heaviest rainfall since 2005 paralyzed the metropolis as transport ground to a halt and trading in bond and stock markets were affected."
Aug 29, 2017
20:01 (IST)
Aug 29, 2017
19:43 (IST)
Chief Minister Fadnavis instructs suspension of toll collection at all Mumbai entry points and sea link till situation is back to normal. 
Aug 29, 2017
19:36 (IST)
Aug 29, 2017
19:33 (IST)
Navy says its helicopters, divers on standby to meet any eventuality after heavy rain in Mumbai.
Aug 29, 2017
19:26 (IST)
Aug 29, 2017
18:59 (IST)
Mumbai Weather: Airport Operations In Mumbai Resume, Sea-Link Open - 10 Points
Mumbai's residents were advised to stay home if they could as the city was lashed today by what the weatherman said could be the heaviest rain in 12 years. With high tide at 4:40 pm, the city police have urged people to avoid beaches and promenades. There is thigh-high water in many parts of the city, vehicles are half submerged, with people abandoning cars to walk. Local train services have been paralysed with tracks flooded. Airport operations resumed but flights are delayed and there are big traffic jams all over the city. The state government has asked offices to allow employees to leave early. The situation in the city is being compared to July 2005, when the city was paralysed by floods."
Aug 29, 2017
18:53 (IST)
Aug 29, 2017
18:52 (IST)
Aug 29, 2017
18:52 (IST)
Aug 29, 2017
18:47 (IST)
Aug 29, 2017
18:46 (IST)
Aug 29, 2017
18:42 (IST)
Schools and colleges in Mumbai to remain closed tomorrow due to heavy rains. 
Aug 29, 2017
18:36 (IST)
Aug 29, 2017
18:32 (IST)
Navi Mumbai Police Releases Helpline Numbers
Following heavy rains in the city, the Mumbai police has released some helpline numbers for those in need of help. "Those who are in distress of any kind and need help from the police department may please contact on the below mentioned numbers of Navi Mumbai Police. We will try our best to help you," the department said. The helpline numbers are: 022-27561099, 022- 27572887, 8424820686, 8424820665. 
Aug 29, 2017
18:23 (IST)
Aug 29, 2017
18:21 (IST)
Aug 29, 2017
18:13 (IST)
Aug 29, 2017
18:10 (IST)
Aug 29, 2017
18:07 (IST)
PM Modi Speaks to Devendra Fadnavis, Assures All Possible Help From Centre

As Mumbai continued to battle incessant rains, Prime Minister Narendra Modi called up Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to assure all possible help from the Centre and urged the people of Mumbai and surrounding areas to be safe. He asked them to take all essential precautions in the wake of heavy rain. 


Aug 29, 2017
17:44 (IST)
Aug 29, 2017
17:37 (IST)
Aug 29, 2017
17:14 (IST)

Aug 29, 2017
17:07 (IST)
Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has asked Mumbaikars to stay indoors and step out "only if necessary". The minister has asked people to tweet or call the Mumbai Police for help. 
Aug 29, 2017
17:07 (IST)
Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has asked Mumbaikars to stay indoors and step out "only if necessary". The minister has asked people to tweet or call the Mumbai Police for help. 
Aug 29, 2017
16:53 (IST)
Mumbai Rain: High Tide Could Make Things Worse, Heavy Rain Due For 48 Hours

The Mumbai Police, which has been tweeting updates as the city dissolves in chaos after heavy rain, has asked people to "avoid waterfronts, sitting on tetrapods or on promenades" with a high tide of 3.32 metres expected at 4:40 pm. It has also asked Mumbaikars to cooperate with policemen on duty." 
Aug 29, 2017
16:47 (IST)
Aug 29, 2017
16:46 (IST)
Aug 29, 2017
16:44 (IST)
Aug 29, 2017
16:28 (IST)

Aug 29, 2017
16:25 (IST)
Mumbai Weather: City Gets 9 Times Usual Rain, Every Minute A Struggle

Mumbai is bracing for what weather officials believe could be the heaviest and longest bout of rain since July 26, 2005, when the city was paralysed by floods. It has been raining incessantly since morning and if it continues till high tide in the evening, the India's commercial capital could be in for hours of flooding, traffic jams and stranded cars on the roads."
Aug 29, 2017
16:23 (IST)
Aug 29, 2017
15:23 (IST)
The Milan subway and Andheri subway have been closed due to water logging, according to the Mumbai Police.
Aug 29, 2017
15:17 (IST)
Aug 29, 2017
15:10 (IST)
Mumbai Police have advised citizens against moving towards Bandra Kurla Complex and Bandra East due to heavy water logging
Aug 29, 2017
15:09 (IST)
Aug 29, 2017
15:08 (IST)
Citizens find themselves swimming through roads as floods rise in Mumbai


Aug 29, 2017
14:50 (IST)
Aug 29, 2017
14:50 (IST)
Mumbai Police have said that the Bandra-Worli Sealink towards South Mumbai has been closed for some time in order to clear traffic.
Aug 29, 2017
14:44 (IST)
Mumbai Police have warned of high tide of 3.23 metres at 4:30 pm.
Aug 29, 2017
14:41 (IST)
Flights have been delayed by at least half an hour.
Aug 29, 2017
14:37 (IST)
Aug 29, 2017
14:36 (IST)
The National Disaster Management Authority of India tweeted giving out the BMC emergency number for Mumbai rains - 1916
Aug 29, 2017
14:31 (IST)
Shiv Sena's Aditya Thackeray urged offices to not close early, asking people to stay where they are in order to prevent overcrowding of roads.
Aug 29, 2017
14:26 (IST)
The rain reduced visibility, forcing airport authorities to divert a few flights. "Flights were delayed by around 20 minutes," added Veena Chiplunkar, a spokeswoman for the Mumbai International Airport told Reuters.
Aug 29, 2017
14:23 (IST)

Aug 29, 2017
14:08 (IST)
Mumbai Police took to Twitter to urge citizens to contact them in case they are stuck on the road due to the heavy rains.
Aug 29, 2017
14:04 (IST)
Water entered the KEM hospital located in Parel in Mumbai.


Aug 29, 2017
14:02 (IST)
Waterlogging is causing delays on the Western line of Mumbai railways. A passenger waiting at the Bandra station says he has been waiting for an hour, without any information being provided on delays.
Aug 29, 2017
13:54 (IST)
Sudhir Naik, Mumbai's Deputy Municipal Commissioner urged citizens to step out of their homes only if it is very important.
Aug 29, 2017
13:37 (IST)
Aug 29, 2017
13:36 (IST)
Aug 29, 2017
13:34 (IST)
Aug 29, 2017
13:32 (IST)
For what Shobha De had to say about the Mumbai rains, read here.
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