Mumbai News

  • 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.
  • Mumbai Airport's Main Runway Shut, May Take 48 Hours To Restore Ops
    The main runway at Mumbai airport is closed after a SpiceJet flight overshot itsmark while landing amid heavy rain at around 11.45 pm yesterday.
  • 16 Dead In Two Wall Collapse Cases In Mumbai, Kalyan Amid Heavy Rains
    Sixteen people were killed in two separate cases of wall collapse in Mumbai and Kalyan after heavy rains hit the metropolis and areas around. Thirteen people were killed and four others critically injured after a compound wall collapsed due to heavy rain in Mumbai's Malad East, officials said. In another incident, a wall of a school crashed upon two adjacent houses in Kalyan near Mumbai, killing three, including a three-year-old boy.
  • Woman Alleges Sexual Harassment By Taxi Driver In Mumbai
    A woman has alleged that a taxi driver sexually harassed her while she was travelling with her mother and sister recently, and that police didn't arrest the accused despite registering a First Information Report (FIR).
  • Video: Road To Mumbai Airport Flooded, Drivers Struggle To Avoid Potholes
    The Western Express Highway in Mumbai which leads to the airport was flooded after continuous rain in the city, making it extremely difficult for people running to catch their flights reach the airport on time.
  • In Tweets, Rain-Hit Mumbai Residents Show Videos, Photos Of Ground Zero
    Mumbai is witnessing one of its most intense monsoon spells this year as the city has received 550 mm of rain - average of an entire month of June that has been exceeded in just the last 48 hrs. Trains and flights in Mumbai were affected as the metropolis has received the highest rainfall in a decade over the two-day period.
  • Mumbai Rain Highlights: Local Train Services On Western, Central Lines Resume
    Heavy rains have lashed Mumbai and its neighbouring areas - the downpur entering its fifth day today. The weather office in Mumbai has said that very intense spells of rain are likely to continue in the districts of Mumbai, Palghar, Thane and Raigad during the next few hours.
  • Rain Shuts Down Mumbai, 16 Dead, Flights and Trains Hit, Holiday Declared
    Sixteenpeople have been killed overnight in two rain-related accidents in Mumbai and the neighbouring city of Thane as the city witnessed heavy rain overnight. Several suburban and long-distance trains have been cancelled after railway tracks were flooded. The Maharashtra government has declared a public holiday today in Mumbai as a precautionary measure following the incessant rain and has asked people to stay indoors.
  • SpiceJet Plane Overshoots Runway While Landing In Rain At Mumbai Airport
    A SpiceJet plane overshot the runway while landing in Mumbai airport amid heavy rain just before midnight on Monday, officials said. No one was injured in the incident, news agency ANI said.
  • Drunk Man Allegedly Kills Father, 50, Over "Small Dispute" In Mumbai
    A 50-year-old man was allegedly killed by his drunk son over a small dispute on Sunday night in the Kandivali East area Mumbai, police said.
  • Mumbai Rains Lash Palghar, Long Distance Trains Affected: Highlights
    Heavy rains continue to lash Mumbai and its neighbouring areas for the fourth consecutive day today, leaving the city with waterlogging, traffic jams, cancellations and delays in trains.
  • "It's Nature's Fury...": Central Railway Stops Suburban Trains In Mumbai
    Mumbai received the highest rainfall in a decade in just two days, affecting trains and flights, resulting in massive traffic jams and flooding homes in low-lying areas. Since Sunday night, it rained a total of 540 millimetres - the highest over a two-day period in a decade, Mumbai Municipal Commissioner Praveen Pardeshi told NDTV.
  • 10-Lakh Worth Foreign Notes Found Inside Mobile Chargers In Mumbai Airport
    A man was arrested at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport after Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) confiscated foreign currency worth over Rs 10 lakh concealed inside two dummy mobile chargers from the passenger.

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