Several people died in house collapses triggered by landslides as incessant overnight rains pounded Mumbai and nearby areas, with the city witnessing severe waterlogging, and disruption of local train services and vehicular traffic. More than 10 people died after a compound wall came crashing down on some houses after a landslide at Bharatnagar Vashi Naka locality in Mumbai's Mahul area. The retaining wall collapsed at 1 am. Two people were injured and taken to nearby Rajawadi hospital from where they have been discharged after preliminary treatment. At least five hutment dwellers were killed as five shanties collapsed after a landslide following incessant overnight rains in Mumbai's Vikhroli suburb at 2.30 am, a civic official said. Two persons were injured and were sent to a nearby hospital, he added.
Incessant overnight rains threw parts of Mumbai out of gear on Sunday with the city witnessing severe waterlogging, disruption of local train services and vehicular traffic. The IMD has issued a red alert for Mumbai in the backdrop of heavy rains, a BMC official said. The suburban train services on both Central Railway and Western Railway in the financial capital were suspended due to waterlogging in the tracks due to the overnight heavy downpour, railway officials said.
Mumbai Rains: Highlights
10:43 pm: Vehicle falls into gorge in Nandurbar, Maharashtra
Tragic news from Nandurbar, Maharashtra. My condolences to those who have lost their loved ones in an accident. Prayers with the injured. Rs. 2 lakh each from PMNRF would be given to the next of kin of the deceased. Rs. 50,000 would be given to the injured: PM Modi tweets
8:50 pm: 10 die and one suffers injuries in Vikroli incident
8:30 pm: 21 people dead and 2 injured in the wall collapse incident in Chembur
8:00 pm: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray holds high level meeting to review situation in the state, especially Mumbai.
7:15 pm: Waterlogging in several parts of Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra after heavy rain
6:10 pm: Pune continues to receive rain.
5:13 pm: Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray to chair a high-level meeting of officials through video conference at 6 pm today, in view of the situation following heavy rains in Mumbai: Chief Minister's Office
4:50 pm: Santa Cruz received around 235-270mm of rain while Chembur saw 200mm y'day. Red alert was issued & people were evacuated to safe places from danger zones. Such incidents are normal amid 300mm rain in a day. Sad that 21 people died: Maharashtra Minister Vijay Wadettiwar
3:40 pm: A total of seven people died and 1 injured in the incident. The injured has been discharged from the hospital: BMC
3:31 pm: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation is a complete failure in disaster management. Why has BMC faltered in saving people's lives? They have to answer. We demand that Thackeray ji initiate an inquiry in the BMC: BJP leader Ashish Shelar in Mumbai
3:00 pm | Landslide reported at Bhuibawada ghat due to heavy downpour, traffic stopped
A landslide, triggered by heavy rainfall at Bhuibawada ghat was reported. Due to the falling of huge boulders and debris on the highway is blocked.
2:45 pm | Train services resume on Mangaluru-Mumbai line
Southern Railway resumed passenger train services on the Mangaluru-Mumbai line Sunday morning, after restoring the Kulshekar-Padil section of the track which was blocked after a massive landslip on Friday. Southern Railway Palakkad division officials said the track was certified fit for operation in the morning.
2:18 pm | Mumbai witnessed heavy rainfall last night, mini cloudbursts in a short span: Aaditya Thackeray
1:45 pm | After wall collapse, 2 women stood on wooden ladder for two hours over fear of electrocution
Two women stood on a wooden ladder in their shanty for over two hours out of the fear of getting electrocuted after a wall near their locality collapsed in Mumbai's Mahul area on Sunday following heavy rains. | READ MORE
1:16 pm | Natural disaster: Aditya Thackeray on Chembur wall collapse; says 'trying to resolve the formal housing crisis in Mumbai'
12:59 pm | We'll take the decision to shift people to permanent settlements: Maharashtra Min Nawab Malik
12:45 pm | Filtration & drainage plants at Bhandup water purification complex shut, water supply disrupted in parts of Mumbai
Filtration & drainage plants at Bhandup water purification complex have been shut down due to inundation of the complex following heavy rain, disrupting water supply in most parts of Mumbai. Efforts are underway to restore water supply: Greater Mumbai Municipal Corporation
12:28 pm | A portion Sewri Cross Rd caves in Mumbai amid heavy rainfall
12:01 pm | Aditya Thackeray reaches the site where a wall collapse has claimed the lives of 17 people in Mumbai's Chembur
11:39 am | CM Uddhav Thackeray announces rs 5 lakh ex-gratia to each to kin of deceased & free treatment to injured
Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray has expressed grief over the deaths in accidents at Chembur & Vikhroli due to torrential rains & announced that the government would pay Rs 5 lakh each to the heirs of the deceased & free treatment would be given to the injured, said CMO
11:12 am | Vikhroli building collapse: Death toll rises to 7; 3-4 more feared trapped
10:54 am | Deeply saddened: President Ram Nath Kovind expresses grief over Chembur, Vikhroli building collapse
10: 43 am | Chembur wall collapse: Death toll rises to 17, rescue operation underway
10:35 am | Heavy rainfall floods parts of Mumbai; visuals from Nalasopara
10:23 am | 5 bodies recovered, 6 more feared trapped in debris of building in Vikhroli
10:04 am | PM Modi expresses grief over Mumbai collapse incidents, announces Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia to next of kin of deceased
9:55 am | Defence Minister Rajnath Singh expresses condolences over Chembur house collapse incident
9:42 am | Vihar Lake overflows following heavy rainfall
9:29 am | 3 bodies recovered, 6 more feared trapped in the debris of building in Vikhroli area
9:16 am | 12 bodies recovered from the debris in Mumbai's Chembur, 7 more feared trapped
Two bodies have been recovered by NDRF from the debris in Mumbai's Chembur. 10 bodies were recovered by locals before the arrival of NDRF personnel. At least 7 more people are feared trapped, NDRF Inspector Rahul Raghuvansh told ANI
9:04 am | Intense rainfall causes waterlogging on railway tracks, 17 trains terminated/regulated
As many as 17 trains short terminated/regulated as 'very heavy rainfall' causes waterlogging on railway tracks at multiple locations in Mumbai and suburban areas. All pumps are working at waterlogged areas: Western Railway
8:56 am | CR announced local train services on Central Main Line and Harbour Line suspended
Central Railway said that due to waterlogging in tracks at Dadar, Parel, Matunga, Kurla, Sion, Bhandup and other locations, train services on main line between CSMT and Thane and on Harbour Line suspended.
"CSMT to Vashi services, including Bandra/Goregaon suburban services, are also not working," said Shivaji Sutar, chief spokesperson of Central Railway.
8:32 am | Ground-plus-one residential building collapsed in Mumbai's Vikhroli, 3 killed
8:01 am | 11 killed after wall collapse on some shanties in Chembur due to landslide, several feared trapped
Maharashtra | 11 people killed after a wall collapse on some shanties in Chembur's Bharat Nagar area due to a landslide, says National Disaster Response Force (NDRF). Rescue operation is underway. READ MORE
7:37 am | Rainwater enters Borivali east area
7:26 am | Mumbai's Sion Railway track waterlogged | Pics
6:45 am | WR suspends suburban local train services due to water logging
Following the heavy rains, Western Railway announced suspension of suburban services due to water logging at "multiple locations."
"@WesternRly Currently No local train services are running in both UP and DN direction till further notice due to water logging at multiple locations," divisional railway manager of Western Railway's Mumbai division tweeted.
6:39 am | Daily commuters' movement affected as roads waterlogged, in Gandhi Market area following incessant rainfall
6:28 am | Group of men enjoy dips in the middle of the waterlogged King Circle | VIDEO
6:17 am | Rain lashes parts of Mumbai | VIDEO
6:00 am | Mumbai would receive “heavy to very heavy” rainfall
The IMD has said that till 6.30 am on Sunday, Mumbai and adjoining areas received over 120 mm rainfall in preceding 12 hours. Mumbai would receive “heavy to very heavy” rainfall at a few places with extremely heavy rainfall at isolated places, the IMD said. Extremely heavy rainfall means precipitation of more than 204.5 mm in 24 hours, while heavy rainfall ranges between 115.6 mm to 204.4 mm rainfall, as per the IMD.