Mumbai Rains Live Updates, Mumbai Rains Latest News: Yet again, Mumbai has been brought to its knees as incessant downpour continues in India's financial capital. Heavy rains continue to pound Mumbai and adjoining suburbs this weekend, leading to water-logging in several areas. The water level on railway tracks too rose due to high tide in the Arabian sea coupled with rains, which caused water to flow backwards towards the Kurla, Sion and Chunabhati section. We are getting you minute-by-minute inputs and latest news on Mumbai rains and its subsequent impact on rail, road and air services. Keep following this blog for latest news on Mumbai rains:
Mumbai Rains Latest News:
8:38 pm: 50 patients and 120 hospital staff were rescued from Surya Mother And Child Care Superspeciality Hospital, Hinjewadi in Pune, today.
7:48 pm: Flood-like situation in Daman after water was released from Madhuban Dam, following heavy rains in the area.
7:14 pm: Schools in Thane district will remain closed on 5th August, due to the possibility of heavy rainfall.
6:33 pm: The rainfall intensity is very likely to continue for the next 24 hours and decrease thereafter over Konkan and adjoining ghat areas of Madhya Maharashtra during next 2 days, says IMD
5:44 pm: All schools to remain closed in Nashik on 5th August, in view of continuous rainfall in the city.
5:19 pm: IAF rescues 58 people, including 16 children from rain-hit Thane
5:05 pm: Houses have been submerged in floodwater in Kalyan, Thane
4:43 pm: One died & one injured in a wall collapse incident at Lonavala, Pune, early morning today following continuous rainfall in the region.
4:03 pm: Two Indian Air Force helicopters rescue people stuck in flood at Mendhar village of Gandevi taluka in Navsari district.
3:40 pm: People rescued by National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team at flood-affected Kanhe village in Raigad.
3:14 pm: A cow stuck in flood being rescued by National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team in Kamshet, Pune
2:52 pm: Locals being rescued by National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team at flood-affected Kanhe village in Raigad.
2:39 pm: A cow stuck in flood being rescued by National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team in Kamshet, Pune.
2:35 pm: High tide at Marine Drive in Mumbai, today.
2:20 pm: Trains diverted, cancelled in Mumbai due to incessant rains.
2:17 pm: Exercise caution as you venture out in these water-logged areas:
Nehru Nagar SCLR Bridge, Chembur
Naik Nagar Signal, Sion
Netaji Nagar, Andheri
Shraddha Junction, Kurla
Chincholi Port Road, New Link Road, Malad
Sion Junction, Railway Station
Gandhi Nagar, Ghatkopar
Lokmanya Tilak Ganesh Nagar Visarjan Talao, Jogeshwari.
J.V.L.R Junction, Jogeshwari
Durga Nagar Junction, JVLR.
2:15 pm: District Information Office, Pune: 41756 cusec of water will be released from Khadakwasla Dam on Mutha river today at 3.00 pm.
1:43 pm: More than 500 families are being shifted to safer places by Pune Municipal corporation following flood-like situation in city.
1:17 pm: Water enters houses in Sanghvi area of Pune following heavy rainfall in the region.
12:26 pm: Four injured in a landslide at Rajiv Gandhi Nagar in Goregaon East. The injured have been shifted to hospital. More details awaited.
11:16 am: Intense spells of rain likely to continue till afternoon today. Do not venture out unless absolutely necessary. Take adequate precautions: Mumbai Police
11:00 am: National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has so far deployed eight teams in Maharashtra.
10:56 am: Water logging in parts of the city following incessant rainfall. Visuals from Vakola.
10:06 am: Goods train stranded as water flows over railway tracks of Kasara railway station
9:31 am: Trimbakeshwar Temple in Nashik inundated following incessant rainfall.
8:36 am: India Meteorological Department (IMD) Mumbai: Rainfall to continue with gusty winds. High tide of 4.5 m plus today afternoon, and surcharged Mithi River. Avoid outing as far as possible, the sea will be rough, fisherman warnings, heavy rainfall warnings have been issued in place.
8:14 am: Trains diverted/cancelled due to heavy rains in Mumbai:
8:00 am: Due to very very intense rainfall throughout, there is accumulation of water in different sections of Central Railway Suburban section of Mumbai. We are reviewing situation every 30 minutes: Central Railway
7:57 am: Heavy rain continues to lash Mumbai. Visuals from Thane
7:52 am: Visuals of flooding from Dahisar West.
7:50 am: Kalyan railway station waterlogged following incessant rain in the city
6:52 am: Another Twitter user posted a video of heavy flooding in Vasai.
6:49 am: Raining cats and dogs in Mumbai! A twitter user posted images of a water-logged road in Kurla West.
6:47 am: Intermittent rain or showers with heavy to very heavy falls likely in Mumbai and suburbs, IMD Mumbai predicts. Extremely heavy falls also likely at isolated places.
6:32 am: Water enters people's houses in Nala Sopara area of Palghar following heavy rainfall.
6:20 am: CSMT-Vadala, Vashi-Panvel and CSMT-Andheri/Goregaon services are running on Harbour line: Central Railways CPRO
6:16 am: Water level above rail top at Ambernath-Badlapur; traffic Stopped at 4.30 am. Water level at Chunabhatti 2 inches above rail top; harbour line also stopped at 4.45 am: Central Railways CPRO
6:00 am: Streets waterlogged following heavy rain in Mumbai.