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Heavy rain ALERT in Mumbai: Parel, Hindmata, Dadar TT main roads waterlogged | LIVE

Heavy rainfall in Mumbai has caused waterlogging in several areas. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Tuesday warned not to venture around beaches and other low lying areas. Meanwhile, a high tide of 4.51 meters is expected in Mumbai at 12:47 pm on Tuesday.

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New Delhi Updated on: August 04, 2020 15:29 IST
Mumbai rains: Severe waterlogging in several areas after heavy downpour; IMD issues red alert
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Mumbai rains: Severe waterlogging in several areas after heavy downpour; IMD issues red alert 

Heavy rainfall in Mumbai has caused waterlogging in several areas. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Tuesday warned not to venture around beaches and other low lying areas. Meanwhile, a high tide of 4.51 meters is expected in Mumbai at 12:47 pm on Tuesday. Several visuals showing waterlogged roads of Lower Parel have surfaced on the social media. Severe waterlogging was also witnessed in Parel East, while the Western Express Highway was blocked at Makar, following heavy rainfall overnight.

Indiatvnews.com brings to you all the latest updates on Mumbai rains. 

Mumbai Rains LIVE Updates​: 

15:18 pm: Maharashtra Minister Aaditya Thackeray and BMC Commissioner Iqbal Chahal visit areas in Mumbai which are affected due to rain. Visuals from King's Circle and Hindmata areas.

14:15 pm: Rain lashes parts of Pune; visuals Senapati Bapat (SB) Road.

13:10 pm: High tide hits Mumbai as heavy rainfall continues to lash the city. The MeT department has sounded a red alert for today and tomorrow for an extremely heavy downpour.

12:47 pm: Intense to very intense rainfall likely to continue in many parts of Mumbai during the next three hours, says IMD

11:31 am: Water logging in parts of Mumbai following incessant rainfall in the city; visuals from King's Circle area.

10:57 am: BMC Commissioner to inspect the waterlogged areas

10:40 am: All offices and establishments in Mumbai, except emergency services, will remain closed, says BMC 

9:28 am: Due to high tide and heavy rains resulting in water logging at Dadar and Prabhadevi, special suburban services are being run between Virar-Andheri-Bandra and services suspended between Bandra-Churchgate, says Western Railway

9:23 am: High tide of 4.45 metres expected at 1247 hours in Mumbai today

9:16 am: 

9:11 am: 

9:02 am: According to BMC, more than 230 mm of rainfall recorded in Mumbai city in the last 10 hours. 

8:53 am: BMC informed that the BEST bus services have been diverted on at least 8 routes in various parts of Mumbai city and suburbs due to heavy rainfall. The western line has been completely stopped and harbour line has been halted between Kurla and Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT). The central line meanwhile is running with slow speed

8:41 am: According to the IMD, light to moderate rainfall (occasionally intense spell) with thunderstorms and lightning is likely over these areas during the next 3-4 hours. Along the west coast, (Karnataka, Konkan and Goa including Mumbai City and nearby areas) intense spell of rainfall is likely to continue.

8:30 am: 

8:23 am: 

8:16 am: The Met department had said that extremely heavy rain will take place at isolated places in Mumbai, Thane and Raigad districts of Maharashtra on August 4 and August 5. Ratnagiri district is also expected to receive extremely heavy rain today, while Paldhar district is expected to receive extremely heavy rain on August 5.

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