Mumbai News

  • Maharashtra Rain Highlights: 6 Dead, 18 Missing As Tiware Dam Breaches In Ratnagiri
    Twenty one people were killed as heavy rain pounded Mumbai and its surrounding areas overnight, flooding the airport and paralysing local trains, the lifeline of India's commercial capital.
  • Dawood Ibrahim's Alleged Aide Arrested For Forging Documents
    Riyaz Bhati, an alleged aide of fugitive gangster Dawood Ibrahim, has been arrested for allegedly forging documents to get the membership of a club of the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA), the police said on Tuesday.
  • Heaviest Rain In A Day Since 2005 Brings Mumbai To A Standstill
    In just 24 hours, Mumbai has witnessed the highest rainfall - over 370 mm - and the worst in July since the deluge of 2005. Overnight, a wall collapsed in suburban Malad, killing 21; heavy rain flooded the airport and paralysed local train, the lifeline of India's commercial capital.
  • Interim Court Relief For Actor Aditya Pancholi In Rape Case
    Actor Aditya Pancholi, who was accused of rape 10 years ago by an actress last week, has been granted interim relief by a court in Mumbai today. Pancholi, 54, cannot be arrested till July 19 in the case, news agency ANI has reported.
  • Mumbai Airport Main Runway Likely To Be Operational By Thursday
    The main runway of the Mumbai airport is likely to remain closed for flight operations till Thursday as it will take more time to remove the SpiceJet plane that was stuck partially on the runway on Monday, according to officials.
  • Waterlogging Outside Uddhav Thackeray's Mumbai Residence 'Matoshree'
    In an embarrassment for the Shiv Sena which controls the Mumbai civic body, waterlogging was witnessed outside party chief Uddhav Thackeray's residence Tuesday as rains pummeled Mumbai overnight.
  • 12-Year-Old Girl, Trapped For Hours After Wall Collapse In Mumbai, Dies
    A 14-hour-long effort to rescue a 12-year-old girl, trapped under debris after heavy rain led to the collapse of a wall in Mumbai's Malad area, ended in tragedy as the rescue team pulled out her body on Tuesday evening.
  • 2 Drown In Jammed SUV At Mumbai's Malad After Record Rain
    Two men drowned inside their car in a north Mumbai suburb after it got stuck in an underpass last night as the whole area was ravaged by a record deluge.
  • Blame Monsoon, Not Civic Body: Shiv Sena Leader On Mumbai Wall Collapse
    Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Tuesday claimed that the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) was prepared for monsoon but tragedies like wall collapse that claimed 13 lives in the city occur due to heavy downpour.
  • Opposition Hits Out At Maharashtra Government As Heavy Rain Lashes Mumbai
    Opposition parties Tuesday lashed out at the ruling Shiv Sena and BJP for the loss of lives due to wall collapse incidents in Mumbai and Pune and attributed them to "corruption".
  • Milind Deora's "Bullet Train" Dig As He Tweets Devendra Fadnavis On Rain
    Nearly 60,000 mangrove trees spread over 13.36 hectares will be affected because of the Mumbai-Ahmedabad high speed rail corridor, commonly called the bullet train project
  • Randeep Hooda's Mumbai Flight Diverted Amid Rain, He Makes Other Plans
    Actor Randeep Hooda was among hundreds of passengers who wereaffected as several Mumbai-bound were diverted as thecity was pounded by rain.
  • Mumbai Records Heaviest Rain In 24 Hours Since 2005 Deluge, 21 Dead
    Twenty one people were killed as heavy rain pounded Mumbai and its surrounding areas overnight, flooding the airport and paralysing local trains, the lifeline of India's commercial capital. The city received the heaviest rain over a 24-hour period in a decade. The weather office has sounded a red alert for Mumbai today, warning of more rain. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis was seen monitoring the situation from the Mumbai civic body's control room.
  • Mumbai, Stay Indoors, Says Chief Minister Amid Rain Red Alert: 10 Points
    Mumbai was brought to a virtual standstill after heavy rain pounded the city on Monday night, killing more than 20 people in the city and neighbouring Thane. The local trains, a lifeline for Mumbai's 20 million residents, were affected badly with many suburban as well as long-distance trains cancelled. Many flights were diverted and cancelled as well after a Spicejet aircraft skidded during landing on Monday night, leading to the closure of the main runway. After the Maharashtra government declared a public holiday in Mumbai and its suburbs, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis advised residents to stay indoors as the weather office sounded a red alert in Mumbai, warning of heavy rain. Mumbai's streets regularly flood during the monsoon, which runs from June until September or October, and which provides India with most of its annual rainfall. Mumbai has received 375 millimetres of rain since Monday - the highest over a 24-hour period in a decade.
  • Mumbai Rain: Only Emergency Services To Function Today; Holiday For Rest
    The Maharashtra government on Tuesday said that only emergency services will remain functional in Mumbai due to the incessant rains that has affected the road traffic and railways in the city. Sixteen people have died in two rain-related accidents in Mumbai and the neighbouring city of Thane as the city witnessed heavy rain overnight.

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