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Mumbai waterlogged, CM Shinde takes stock of situation

Mumbai: A biker wades through a water-logged street following monsoon rains. (PTI)Premium
Mumbai: A biker wades through a water-logged street following monsoon rains. (PTI)

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Mumbai has been witnessing heavy rain amid monsoon arrival. With heavy rains lashing the city since Monday, several areas are waterlogged leading to massive traffic congestion. Bus routes have been diverted, and trains canceled. Meanwhile, CM Eknath Shinde reviewed the flood situation in the state on Tuesday.

05 Jul 2022, 09:18:01 PM IST

Mumbai faces water-logging, traffic woes

Mumbai and its adjoining areas were lashed by heavy showers today, causing water-logging at a number of places, including railway tracks, which slowed the movement of trains and vehicles on roads.

05 Jul 2022, 06:05:26 PM IST

Thane: 6-yr-old dies after falling into water-filled lift duct

A 6-year-old boy died after falling into a water-filled lift duct in an under-construction building in Thane district's Dombivali area today, a police official said. “Vedant Jadhav had gone missing at around 11:30 am and a probe found he fell into the pit while trying to retrieve the ball with which he was playing," the Manpada police station official said.

05 Jul 2022, 06:05:27 PM IST

Raigad district sees 230 mm of rainfall in 24 hours

In view of heavy rains, 1,543 people in the coastal Raigad district of Maharashtra have been shifted to safer places, while six houses suffered partial damage, a district official said on Tuesday. Tala town recorded the highest 245 mm of rainfall in the Raigad district in the last 24 hours ending 8:30 AM on Tuesday. The district recorded 230 mm of rainfall in the same period, which amounts to 22.46% of the average rainfall of the year for the district.

05 Jul 2022, 05:25:46 PM IST

Shinde takes stock of Mumbai rains

Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde visits BMC Disaster Management Room and takes a stock of the situation following heavy rainfall in Mumbai.

05 Jul 2022, 04:36:25 PM IST

Mumbai Traffic update

Four arterial subways in the north-west part of Mumbai had to be closed for traffic on Tuesday due to heavy rains since the early hours of the day. These subways, namely Golibar, Milan, Andheri and Malad connect the east and west stretches of the north-western suburbs, which are otherwise divided by Western Railway tracks. "Motorists have been diverted to alternate routes due to the closure of these four subways at present," a traffic police official said.

In Chamunda Circle in Borivali, traffic was disrupted for some time after an autorickshaw overturned, though no one was injured in the incident, while in areas close to Kalina University in Santa Cruz, vehicles were facing bottlenecks on the way to Kurla, the official said.

05 Jul 2022, 04:20:07 PM IST

Eknath Shinde reviews flood situation

Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde reviewed the flood situation in the state on Tuesday, a prominent newspaper said. He asked the NDRF team to relocate people along river banks and flood lines to safer places. Coastal Konkan, Kolhapur, Palghar, Thane, and Mumbai are being monitored.

05 Jul 2022, 03:54:38 PM IST

Bus route diverted in several areas: BMC

The BEST routes that were diverted are the following: 

At Gandhi Market Maheshwari Udyan: 5, 7, 8, 11, 66, 385, 357, 521 Via Bhau Daji Road Sulochana Shetty Marg

At Hindmata Cinema - 1, 6, 15, 11, 8, 4, 51, 66 via Flyover. At Hindmata Cinema 368,25,40. via Bhoiwada

At Narmdeshwar Mandir Mandala - C21, 352, 355, 360, 399 C21, 352, 355, 360, 399: curtaled at Mandala

At Sion Road no. 24 - 341, 411, 22, 25, 312, 341, 411, 22, 25, 312 via Sion Road no. 3

At National College 4,33,241,84 Via Linking Road

At Sheetal Talkies. 22,25,303,302,7,385 – Via SLR Bridge in up

At Air India Colony -311,322,330,517 – Via SCLR Bridge.

05 Jul 2022, 03:17:31 PM IST

Sion, Kurla, Tilak Nagar, Wadala stations were inundated

Railway stations at Sion, Kurla, Tilak Nagar and Wadala areas in the Central Railway route were inundated. "There is water in tracks at some locations...trains are being run at a cautious speed and we are continuously monitoring the situation," an official said.

05 Jul 2022, 03:02:07 PM IST

2 NDRF teams deployed in Kolhapur, Mumbai

Two teams of NDRF have been deployed in Kolhapur, Mumbai after a yellow alert of heavy rains in the ghat areas today was issued.

05 Jul 2022, 02:11:12 PM IST

Maharashtra to get widespread rainfall in next 5 days: IMD

Mumbai | Situation favorable. Expect Maharashtra to get widespread rainfall in next 5 days. Heavy to very rainfall in scattered areas. Ghat areas also expected to get good rains. In Mumbai, 5,7&8 July will see heavy rainfall. Red alert for Ratnagiri & Raigad: Jayant sarkar, IMD

05 Jul 2022, 01:54:39 PM IST

BEST bus routes diverted

The following #BEST routes have been diverted:

At National College 4,33,241,84 Via Linking Road

At Sheetal Talkies. 22,25,303,302,7,385 – Via SLR Bridge in up

At Air India Colony -311,322,330,517 – Via SCLR Bridge.

05 Jul 2022, 01:48:45 PM IST

Mumbai Traffic Police: South-bound vehicular movement is slow

Due to an accident at the Mankhurd Railway bridge, south-bound vehicular movement is slow. Our Traffic police personnel are at the location to ease the traffic.

05 Jul 2022, 01:46:00 PM IST

Vehicular movement is slow at Sakkar Panchayat Chowk, Wadala

Due to 1.5 ft of water logging, vehicular movement is slow at Sakkar Panchayat Chowk, Wadala.

05 Jul 2022, 01:36:47 PM IST

16-feet long security wall in the Mumbra area collapsed

Maharashtra | Owing to the incessant rainfall in Thane, a 16-feet long security wall in the Mumbra area collapsed on 4th July. Seventeen families from the Anil Bhagat Chawl have been temporarily shifted to the Thane Municipal Corporation school.

05 Jul 2022, 12:56:28 PM IST

Vehicular Movement normal at Parel TT, Hindmata

The rainwater is drained rapidly at Parel TT. Vehicular movement is normal.  Vehicular Movement is normal at Hindmata, informed BMC via a tweet.

05 Jul 2022, 12:15:11 PM IST

Landslide in Ghatkopar, Panchsheel Nagar in Mumba

A landslide incident was reported on Tuesday morning in Ghatkopar's Panchsheel Nagar in Mumbai amidst heavy rains, informed Mumbai Fire Brigade.

A house was badly damaged in the landslide. However, no casualties have been reported so far.

"A landslide incident reported in Ghatkopar, Panchsheel Nagar in Mumbai amidst the heavy rains. Fire vehicles reaching on the spot. No casualties reported so far," said Mumbai Fire Brigade.

05 Jul 2022, 11:45:17 AM IST

IMD issues heavy rain alert for Maharashtra

The IMD on Tuesday issued a heavy rainfall alert for Maharashtra over the next four days. The IMD has issued an 'orange alert' for south Konkan region and Goa and a 'yellow alert' for north Konkan, north central and south central Maharashtra and Marathwada regions. The MeT department issues four colour-coded predictions based on the prevailing weather systems. The green colour indicates no warning, yellow is to keep a watch, orange is to stay alert, while red means a warning and that action needs to be taken. The Marathwada region is likely to witness thunderstorms accompanied with lightning, heavy rain and gusty winds with a speed of 40-50 kmph, the IMD said.

05 Jul 2022, 11:29:49 AM IST

BMC Update on BEST bus routes diverted

According to the BBC following BEST routes have been diverted:

At Chembur Shell Colony Rd 357, 360, 355(L) Via Ambedkar Udyan, Chembur Naka to Suman Nagar.

At Sion Road no. 24 - All Bus route Via Main Road.

 

05 Jul 2022, 11:27:40 AM IST

BMC issues high tide warning

05 Jul 2022, 11:18:55 AM IST

Central Railway: Mumbai main and harbour line trains running late

Central Railway officials have confirmed that some Main, harbour line trains are running late by over 10-15 minutes

 

05 Jul 2022, 11:15:10 AM IST

95.81 mm rainfall recorded in last 24 hour

Mumbai has received an average 95.81 mm rainfall in the 24 hour period ending at 8 am on Tuesday, while the eastern and western suburbs recorded 115.09 mm and 116.73 mm rainfall, respectively, during the same period. IMD) has predicted moderate to heavy rain in Mumbai and its suburbs over the next 24 hours, with a possibility of very heavy showers at isolated places, civic officials said.

05 Jul 2022, 11:04:01 AM IST

35mm rainfall recorded in Dadar, Powai, and Chembur; Kurla received 50mm rainfall

Rain intensity has increased in Dadar, Powai, Kurla, Chembur with areas receiving 35 mm rainfall in the last hour and is expected to increase further. South Mumbai has received 20 mm, Navi Mumbai 22 mm, Thane got 30 mm. No major heavy rains in Dombivli, Kalyan in last hour.

Kurla one of the first areas in Mumbai today received 50 mm since midnight, followed by Chembur and Churchgate, 30, 26 mm respectively. Ghatkopar got 18 mm. Airport area got 17 mm

05 Jul 2022, 11:01:53 AM IST

Roads flooded at the Chembur-Govandi signal 

05 Jul 2022, 10:56:54 AM IST

IMD forecasts more showers in next 24 hrs

Mumbai and its adjoining areas witnessed heavy downpour on Tuesday morning, and the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted moderate to heavy rain in Mumbai and its suburbs over the next 24 hours, with a possibility of very heavy showers at isolated places, civic officials said.

05 Jul 2022, 10:43:07 AM IST

Kundalika river in Raigad district crosses danger level

The Kundalika river in Raigad district has crossed danger level while other rivers in Konkan region are flowing close to the danger level. This includes Ulhas river in Thane district.

05 Jul 2022, 10:42:01 AM IST

Mumbai local train services, road traffic hit

Mumbai local train services and road traffic has been hit due to heavy rainfall. Local train services on the Central Railway mainline between Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus(CSMT)- Kalyan/Karjat/Kasara and between CSMT and Panvel are operating with delays of 15 minutes owing to heavy rainfall, the Central Railways said.

05 Jul 2022, 10:21:18 AM IST

Five NDRF teams deployed in Mumbai

Five NDRF teams have been deployed in the city in view of the heavy rain forecast in Mumbai. The IMD in its five-day forecast said heavy to very heavy rains for Mumbai and Thane districts till Friday

Five NDRF teams deployed in Mumbai.
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Five NDRF teams deployed in Mumbai.
05 Jul 2022, 10:17:46 AM IST

High tide timings for Mumbai today

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05 Jul 2022, 09:42:42 AM IST

Watch: Severe waterlogging in Andheri Subway

Maharashtra: Mumbai wakes up to severe waterlogging in the aftermath of heavy rains lashing the city.

05 Jul 2022, 09:35:10 AM IST

Central Railway monsoon update at 8am

The Railway authorities said that the suburban trains were running normally as per schedule.

05 Jul 2022, 09:31:51 AM IST

Mumbai records 95.81 mm of rain in the last 12 hours

As Mumbai records 95.81 mm of rain in the last 12 hours, Sion Circle in Mumbai faces severe waterlogging.

05 Jul 2022, 09:17:40 AM IST

Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde takes stock of the situation

In the wake of heavy rainfall in various parts of the state, CM Eknath Shinde held a discussion with Chief Secretary Manukumar Srivastava along with directing all the related districts' guardian secretaries to keep a vigil & control the situation: CMO

05 Jul 2022, 08:39:35 AM IST

Heavy rain forecast for Mumbai till Friday

The weather department has issued an orange alert warning for Mumbain and Thane districts predicting heavy rains at isolated places till Friday. As per the colour codes followed by the authorities, an 'orange' alert means to 'stay prepared'.

05 Jul 2022, 08:38:36 AM IST

Waterlogging at Khandeshwar Railway Station

Waterlogging was also seen at Khandeshwar Railway Station in Navi Mumbai as commuters navigated their way through ankle-deep waters.

05 Jul 2022, 08:37:59 AM IST

Waterlogging in Sion area of Mumbai

Pictures tweeted by news agency ANI showed the roads of Sion road flooded with water with no person or running vehicle in sight. 

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