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Mumbai rains: CM Shinde takes stock of heavy rainfall, over 3,500 people moved to safer places | Updates

The local train services, considered as the lifeline of Mumbai, were running normally on both the Central Railway and Western Railway routes, authorities said.

Vani Mehrotra Edited By: Vani Mehrotra @vani_mehrotra New Delhi Updated on: July 06, 2022 0:27 IST
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Mumbai: Vehicles stuck in a heavy traffic jam on Western Express Highway following monsoon rains, in Mumbai, Tuesday, July 5, 2022.

Mumbai rains: Torrential rains pounded the country's commercial capital Mumbai, coastal Konkan and other parts of Maharashtra since last night, inundating many towns, and villages in different areas, hitting road and rail traffic, and forcing evacuation of around 3,500 people to safer areas, officials said on Tuesday. Personally monitoring the situation, Chief Minister Eknath Shinde has put all districts on high alert, visited the Disaster Management Centre and directed officials to make all arrangements including shifting of people living in vulnerable areas as the incessant rains continued. There have been no reports of any rain-related casualties so far from the state. The IMD has issued a Red Alert for Raigad, Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, Kolhapur, and Satara and Orange Alert for Mumbai, Thane, Palghar, Pune till Friday. Mumbai's chronic floor-prone areas of Sion, Wadala, Kings Circle, Bhandup, Parel, Kurla, and Nehru Nagar were inundated with knee-deep or waist-deep water, several subways were waterlogged, hampering east-west traffic movement and traffic crawled at a snail's pace on the two highways and on major roads. The Central Railway and Western Railway suburban trains as well as Mumbai Metro services were operating normally after overnight downpour, barring some delays.

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  • 12:27 AM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Car in Chief Minister's convoy meets accident, CM safe

    Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde went to the Disaster Control Room at BMC Head Quarter to take stock of situation as heavy rains lashed Mumbai.

    When he reached, the police car behind in his convoy was hit hard by another vehicle from behind, due to which both the vehicles were damaged.

    Although, there was no damage to CM or CM's vehicle.

    According to sources, the vehicle that hit police car in CM's convoy was in high speed and couldn't control. 

    The police is investigating the matter.

  • 11:26 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Amid heavy rains, Powai Lake overflows

    Mumbai's Powai Lake began overflowing on Tuesday evening amid heavy rains for the past couple of days, a civic official said.

    The lake has a storage capacity of 545 crore litres and started overflowing at 6:15 pm, he added.

    "However, water from the lake is not potable and is used for industrial purposes. It had overflown on June 12 last year. When the lake is full, the water area is around 2.23 square kilometres, while the catchment area is 6.61 square kilometres," he said.

    Located some 27 kilometres from the BMC headquarters, Powai lake was built in 1890 at a cost of Rs 40 lakh.

  • 11:25 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Part of road in Mumbai's Thane caves in

    A part of a road in Mumbra in Thane district caved in on Tuesday amid heavy rains, a civic official said. TMC RDMC chief Avinash Sawant said the incident took place in Samrat Ashok Nagar at around 6:30pm, adding there were no reports of injuries.

  • 11:08 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    7 drowned in pond in Dahisar in Mumbai, 5 safe, 2 missing

    At least 7 youth drowned after they went to bath in a pond in Dahisar area of ​​Mumbai.

    Out of 7, 5 of them rescued themselves while two are missing.

  • 9:52 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Navi Mumbai rainfall update on June 5

    A look at Navi Mumbai Rainfall update

    June 5 | 8:30 am to 5:30 pm

    • Belapur - 118.60 mm
    • Nerul -     136.80 mm
    • Vashi -     130.50 mm
    • Koparkhairne- 90.60 mm
    • Airoli - 73.60 mm
    • Digha - 85.20 mm

    Average - 105.88 mm

  • 9:18 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Landslide occurs near Thane's Mumbra bypass road

    Amid heavy rains, a landslide occurred near Thane's Mumbra bypass road. No injuries were reported.

  • 9:17 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Mumbai's chronic floor-prone areas remain inundated after heavy rains

    Mumbai's chronic floor-prone areas of Sion, Wadala, Kings Circle, Bhandup, Parel, Kurla, and Nehru Nagar were inundated with knee-deep or waist-deep water, several subways were waterlogged, hampering east-west traffic movement and traffic crawled at a snail's pace on the two highways and on major roads.

     

  • 7:56 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    CM Shinde talks to DMs of Raigad, Ratnagiri, other districts where IMD alert has been issued

    During his visit to the BMC headquarters a day after winning the floor test in the Assembly, Chief Minister Eknath Shinde told reporters he had spoken to the collectors of Raigad, Ratnagiri and some other districts for which the India Meteorological Department had issued 'red' and 'orange' alerts predicting very heavy to extremely heavy rainfall.

     

  • 5:25 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    CM Shinde takes stock of situation following heavy rainfall in Mumbai

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

  • 4:53 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Rain affects Mumbai local on harbour route

    There has been waterlogging on the railway track between Kurla station to Tilaknagar station. Due to this, the local trains on Harbor route are moving at a slow speed. Water logging has occurred in Kurla railway quarter. The Meteorological Department has predicted more rain.

  • 4:39 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Four arterial subways in north-west part of Mumbai closed

    Four arterial subways in the north-west part of Mumbai have been closed for traffic due to heavy rains since the early hours of the day, officials said.

    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.

  • 2:53 PM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    NDRF teams deployed in Kolhapur

  • 2:09 PM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Maharashtra to get widespread rainfall in next 5 days

  • 2:07 PM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    CM Shinde to visit BMC's disaster control room

    In wake of the incessant rain in Mumbai, Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde will today visit the BMC's disaster control room at 4 pm. 

    Reports Rajeev (India TV)

  • 1:39 PM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Heavy downpour in Mumbai - PIC

    Image shows a man walking through the streets of Mumbai amid a heavy downpour. 

    India Tv - Mumbai rains LIVE Updates

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    Heavy rains lash Mumbai

  • 1:07 PM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Savitri River flowing near danger mark

    Savitri River in Raigadh is flowing near the danger mark. 

    A high alert has been issued for those residing near the river. 

  • 12:27 PM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Landslide in Ghatkopar, Panchsheel Nagar

  • 11:56 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Heavy rains lash Mumbai - PIC

    Image shows locals wading through a water-logged street following monsoon rains in Mumbai

    India Tv - Mumbai rains

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    Heavy rains lash Mumbai

  • 11:44 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Waterlogging at Sion Road

    In view of the incessant rains in Mumbai and waterlogging, a total of 8 route diversions have been done at Sion Road no. 24 and Shell Colony, Chembur in Mumbai: BEST (Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport) PRO

  • 11:43 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Landslide in Ghatkopar

    A landslide incident was reported in Ghatkopar, Panchsheel Nagar in Mumbai amidst the heavy rains. Fire vehicles reaching on the spot.

    No casualties reported so far: Mumbai Fire Brigade

  • 11:39 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Rock slide incident reported from Mumbai's Panchsheel Nagar

    Fire tenders have reached the spot, however, there were no reports of any injuries or casualties. 

  • 11:30 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Rain forecast in several districts

    A revised weather warning said moderate to intense spells of rain are very likely at isolated places in the districts of Sindhudurga, Raigad and Ratanagiri during the next 3-4 hours.

    Reports Sachin Chaudhary (India TV)

  • 11:27 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Waterlogging in several areas

    Reports of waterlogging in several areas of Mumbai, which is affecting the regular traffic movement. 

    Traffic moving slow at Andheri Kurla road, Andheri link road, SV road, Western Express Highway and Eastern Express Highway.

    Reports Jai Prakash (India TV)

  • 11:25 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Flight operations in Mumbai normal

    Heavy rains in Mumbai have not impacted the flight operations so far, however, visibility is low and dark clouds can be seen.

    Reports Jai Prakash (India TV)

  • 11:21 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    No major impact on Mumbai locals

    • Western line running on time
    • Central line delayed by 10 to 15 minutes 
    • Harbour line delayed by 15 to 20 minutes

    Reports Jai Prakash (India TV)

  • 11:19 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Rainfall situation in Navi Mumbai

    July 4, 08:30 am to July 5, 08:30 am
     
    Belapur - 163.50 mm
    Nerul -  187.40 mm
    Vashi -  220.80 mm
    Koparkhairne - 225.50 mm
    Airoli - 155.20 mm
    Digha- 145.30 mm

    Average -  182.95 mm

    Total rainfall - 680.51 mm

    Reports - Jai Prakash (India TV)

  • 11:12 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Rivers flowing at warning level

    Due to heavy rains in the district, several rivers in the state have reached the warning level.

    The Kundalika River has crossed the warning level and the water level of Amba, Savitri, Patalganga, Ulhas and Garhi rivers is slightly below the warning level.

  • 11:12 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Low-lying areas in Thane flooded

    Many low-lying areas in the Kalyan and Bhiwandi towns of Thane were flooded and several people from there were shifted to safer places

  • 11:09 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Thane locals shifted to safer places

    Flooding due to the heavy showers was reported in parts of two districts and several people were shifted to safer places, officials said.

  • 11:09 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Boulders fall in Thane

    Boulders fell from a hillock in Thane and a house collapsed in neighbouring Palghar following heavy rains in the two Maharashtra districts. There was no report of any casualty so far in the incidents.

  • 11:06 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Heavy rainfall alert in Mumbai - Watch Full Report

  • 11:00 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    CMO Maharashtra tweets over Mumbai rains

  • 10:58 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    CM Eknath Shinde takes stock of situation

    Chief Minister Eknath Shinde spoke to authorities after heavy and continous rains lashed Konkan. 

    The chief minister has issued orders of immediate evacuation in Raigarh, Ratnagiri, Palghar, Thane, Kolhapur and other districts, as soon as a possible situation of floods emerges. 

    CM Shinde is also keeping a watch on the situation in Mumbai. 

    Reports Dinesh Maurya (India TV)

  • 10:49 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    High tide in Mumbai today

    Weather officials have warned of a high tide in Mumbai at 3:53 pm today. According to the officials, there will be a high tide of of 4.07 meters at evening around 3:53 pm while the low tide is likely to take place at 10.21 pm with a height of 1.75 meters.

    ​Reports Atul (India TV)

  • 10:47 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Yellow alert in Mumbai

    The IMD has issued a yellow alert in Mumbai for the next four days. The city has been receiving downpour since late last night. 

    Reports Atul (India TV)