As Mumbai reels under the heavy downpour again, we go 13 years down the memory lane to address why does the city submerge under water every year?
Several areas under K-East, K-West (some places in Andheri, Vile Parle and Oshiwara) and P-South (places in Goregaon West and Malad) wards will have a 20% cut in water supply on Tuesday due to work on a 1,200 ...
The world is dealing with urban flooding with an eye on the future, even as Mumbai is yet to fully implement a storm water drain project recommended in 1993. Ruthless monsoons are the new normal. And BMC alone...
However, continuous heavy showers are not likely to persist over the coming week
Activists have discovered that sloppy drainage work along railway track is the reason rainwater gets dumped into the ageing underpass, flooding it
BMC counsel Anil Sakhre submitted an affidavit before a bench of Justices Ranjit More and Anuja Prabhudessai hearing a PIL filed by the Federation of Retail Traders Welfare Association
Holding more than 260 agencies across the state responsible for the state of roads, the Bombay High Court has asked state to create a grievance redressal mechanism
All the MNS members present there were taken to the Marine Drive police station, where eight of them involved in digging up the footpath were arrested," Manojkumar Sharma, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Zone -...
In the first incident, which happened on Friday night, the 10-foot long python was caught while it was trying to enter the company premises at Mandvi and later released in the forest by snake catcher Vinod Pat...
BMC puts all the blame on haphazard concretisation and, chiefly, on Metro rail construction work, saying it has not been able to pump out the stagnant water
A case has been registered under section 304A of the Indian Penal Code and efforts were underway to identify the vehicle and its driver, he added. Jadhav's is the fourth death caused by potholes in Kalyan town...
Facing widespread power outage, several Vasaikars made the most of plug points at the railway station; little did they know it will land them in trouble
The past two days were tough for both residents, and officials involved in rescue operations
State Education Minister to set up dedicated body to take prompt decisions during heavy rainfall, or other major incidents, after citizens' criticism of poor coordination between agencies
On Tuesday, a 40-year-old man was run over by a truck after he fell into a pothole in Ulhasnagar
Passengers of the trains were stranded, with no way to reach their destinations. But Palghar police stepped in and helped by arranging transport for them to Mumbai in Vasai-Virar Municipal Corporation (VVMC) a...
The Mumbai suburbs were clobbered with 184.3 mm rainfall, against the normal of 19.4 mm, which was 850 per cent higher
Railway officials at the spot temporarily fix fractured rail with cloth rags; after which four packed trains run on it; CR says safety of commuters was not compromised at all
As the city suffered to stay afloat in 100 mm of rain on Tuesday, state education minister Vinod Tawde said there was no waterlogging; was the minister deliberately mocking Mumbai?
The road traffic was moving smoothly after four days of heavy rains, which had crippled life in the megacity
A distance, usually covered in about an hour, took several hours, even up to five hours in some cases, as the rail tracks, as well as roads, were submerged
Many people are stranded in various areas of Vasai taluka and town as the water level rose due to extremely heavy rainfall coupled with a high tide
While there were minor issues in the railway services, several roads in the city were waterlogged yet again, ultimately leaving the common man in the lurch
They had to hurriedly vacate their homes, as parts of the four-storey structure were seen fallen or cracked, due to heavy rain the previous night
The water stored by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) in the catchment areas of city's lakes has just reached 38 per cent of the total required stock of 14.47 lakh million litres
Manisha Bhoir fell off the bike she was riding pillion on, and was run over by a bus; this is the 2nd such death in KDMC's jurisdiction in just over a month
Despite heavy rainfall, while suburban services on Central Railway's (CR) main line, Harbour and Western Railway (WR) slowed down, they continued to function throughout the day, barring a few stray incidents
Mumbai's pervasive Dabbawalas who deliver tiffins throughout the city, have suspended their work today in the entire city
Streets at Gandhi Market, Sion Panvel Highway, Chembur, and Wadala were waterlogged as rain continued to lash the region
TMC also received six complaints of wall-collapse; no casualty was reported in any of the incidents