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Mumbai rains live update: City experiences heavy showers over last 24 hours

Jul 03, 2018, 08:46 IST | mid-day online correspondent

Mumbai rains: Heavy showers paralyse city with waterlogging and traffic snarls

  • Jul 03, 2018, 15:52 IST

    YMCA Andheri offers help to stranded Mumbaikars

    Hello Mumbaikars, all passengers who are stranded near Andheri, Jogeshwari or Vileparle are welcome to the YMCA Andheri. We'll take care of you.

    Address: YMCA Andheri, New Link Road, Opp. DN Nagar Post Office, near Varsova Police Station, Andheri (w)

    Contact: 022 26303065

    Pass it on in your circles for the needful to make use of the help.

  • Jul 03, 2018, 14:40 IST

    Latest update from Western Railways


    Harbour line trains have started moving from Andheri and Vile Parle

  • Jul 03, 2018, 14:33 IST

    Part of a Road Over Bridge (ROB) collapsed in Mumbai's Andheri West during early morning peak hours on Tuesday, injuring 6 people in the incident. Pictures/Rane Ashish

    Gokhale Bridge

    Gokhale Bridge

    Gokhale Bridge

  • Jul 03, 2018, 13:54 IST

    K S Hosalikar, Dy Director General of Meteorology, India Met Department, Mumbai said that Mumbai witnessed widespread heavy showers since last 24 hours. Most of it occurred during night and early morning of July 3,2018


  • Jul 03, 2018, 12:52 IST

    BEST double decker bus driver crashes into a railing in Kalina, Santacruz East

  • Jul 03, 2018, 12:26 IST

    Senapati Bapat Marg Outside Matunga Road Station, which usually faces waterlogging, is clear and traffic is running smoothly

    Pic/ Ravinarayan Seshan

  • Jul 03, 2018, 12:14 IST

    Fire at Mira Road Station

    There was a fire at Mira Road Station. No casualties have been reported so far. More information awaited

    Mira road fire
    Fire at Mira Road station. Pic/Elisha D'Costa

  • Jul 03, 2018, 11:40 IST

    Andheri subway partially submerged due to heavy downpour

  • Jul 03, 2018, 11:04 IST

    Central Railways trains running with some delays

  • Jul 03, 2018, 10:42 IST

    Trains on Central Railways running, but delayed

  • Jul 03, 2018, 10:35 IST

    mid-day citizen journalists tweet about the waterlogging at Koldongri Flyover

  • Jul 03, 2018, 10:19 IST

    Western railway helpline numbers

    The Western Railway has released a list of helpline numbers for commuters who are stranded at stations. 

  • Jul 03, 2018, 09:50 IST

    Traffic police issues update for traffic towards Mumbai Airport

    Commuters might face traffic congestion on roads leading to the Airport. Request to keep it in mind to ensure one reaches on time for their flights.

  • Jul 03, 2018, 09:49 IST

    Tweet From Western Railway

  • Jul 03, 2018, 09:39 IST

    Mumbai rains: Wall collapses in Thane, kills one

    A 35-year-old man was killed and two other persons were seriously injured when the compound wall of a housing society collapsed amid heavy rains in the city, an official said today. The 30-ft long compound wall of the society, located in Patlipada area on the city's Ghodbunder Road, collapsed on houses situated in the vicinity around midnight yesterday, Thane Municipal Corporation's Regional Disaster Management Cell chief Santosh Kadam said. One person, identified as Prakash Sakharam Wavale, died on the spot, he said. A 29-year-old woman and a 10-year-old boy sustained serious injuries and were admitted to the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Hospital in Kalwa, he said. Four houses located next to the compound wall suffered damages, Kadam said, adding that five houses near the mishap site were evacuated. As a precautionary measure, the remaining portion of the compound wall, which could pose a danger to people living in the vicinity, was demolished by the civic and fire brigade personnel, he said.

  • Jul 03, 2018, 09:38 IST

    Part of bridge collapses in Andheri West

    Part of a Road Over Bridge (ROB) collapsed in Mumbai's Andheri West during early morning hours on Tuesday, injuring two people in the incident. The Gokhale bridge, that connects Andheri East and Andheri West, collapsed on the tracks near Andheri Station.

    Four fire tenders have been rushed to the spot as it is feared that some people might be trapped under the debris.  Even, National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team has reached the spot. 

    According to Mumbai Fire Brigade (MFB) department, "Some people are feared trapped inside. We are at the spot and trying to check with the locals if someone is missing as they might be trapped under the debris". The bridge collapse has affected train services. 

    All services of Harbour railway line are affected between Andheri railway station & Bandra railway station, however, the services between Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CSMT) & Bandra railway station are running normally.  Further details are awaited.

  • Jul 03, 2018, 09:18 IST

    Dabbawalas, who supply Tiffin boxes to the working professionals, have also expressed their inability to work today, as the all the four lines of the Western Railway suburban services have come to halt

  • Jul 03, 2018, 09:17 IST

    Meanwhile, the stoppage of the Western Railway suburban services have paralysed the city. Prashant Ghag, who works in media house at Fort said, "When I reached Borivili to board a Churchgate bound train, I came to know that all the lines of Western Railway have come to halt. Therefore, finding no alternate means of commute in such a rainy season, I had to return at my home."

  • Jul 03, 2018, 09:17 IST

    An official from Disaster Management Unit said that fire brigade jawans and other agencies have been mobilised to clear the debris."Around 7.30 am, the part of East Western Railway FOB fell down towards Andheri east station. Fire brigade, Mumbai police and ward staff have rushed to the spot," said the official adding no casualty was reported so far. He also said that it seems that incessant rain caused cracks in the FOB, which later resulted in the collapse. Thankfully, no train was passing beneath the track," he added.

  • Jul 03, 2018, 09:14 IST

    Train Services on Western Railway

    Train services of the Western Railway in Mumbai came to a halt after a part of a footover bridge (FOB) collapsed this morning, an official said. No casualties were immediately reported. Overhead Equipment (OHE) have been damaged and a team of engineers have swung into action to restore it, chief PRO of Western Railway Ravinder Bhakar told PTI. "A part of the FOB has collapsed which resulted the halt in all our up and down services of Western Railway. Our officers have reached to the spot and accessing the situation," he said.

  • Jul 03, 2018, 09:14 IST

    Central Railway tweets, Don't believe in rumours!

  • Jul 03, 2018, 09:10 IST

    Areas of waterlogging and road to avoid

    As per Amitesh Kumar, Joint CP traffic, The Gokhale flyover connecting Andheri East to Andheri West is closed. Commuters travelling from Andheri East to West are advised to follow Bisleri junction- Teli Galli - Surve Chowk - Andheri subway - S V road Commuters travelling from West to East may follow JVPD - Sujay hospital junction - mithibai collage - SV road - capt.Gore flyover Parla - Parla east - adhar junction - Parla junction to WEH OR JVPD - Sujay hospital junction - BMW junction - slip road of Rajiv Gandhi flyover - S V road - Capt Gore flyover - adhar junction - Parla junction - WEH Commuters travelling from SV road to WEH OR WEH to SV road may follow Mrunal tai Gore flyover / khiranager junction - Milan flyover/ Khar subway to reach their destination.


    Water logging at
    Shyam talav_1.6ft.
    Hindmata_ 1ft.
    Oberoi mall, WEH_1.6FT
    CST Road, Kurla_ 2ft Waterlogging
    traffic affected at SCLR.

    Mahim junction about 1 ft

    Nehru nagar bridge 1- 1.5 ft.

    People are advised to avoid these routes.

    People have been asked to avoid these roads/ routes.

  • Jul 03, 2018, 09:05 IST

    Part Of Andheri Bridge Collapses, Train Services Suspended

    A part of the bridge collapsed in Andheri west at 7.30 am. According to sources, services for slow and fast trains have been suspended. It's part of Gokhale bridge that connects Andheri east Andheri west. 4 fire brigade vehicles have been rushed to the spot. The Mumbai fire brigade is trying to check if someone is missing or trapped under debris. More details awaited.

  • Jul 03, 2018, 08:49 IST

    Heavy showers bring the city to a standstill

    Heavy showers lashed the city leading to waterlogging and traffic snarls. To add to a commuter's woes, a bridge at Andheri collapsed leading to a shut down of train services on Western Railway. Commuters were stranded, which has led to severe traffic snarls. Waterlogging has added to commuter's woes. Sion, Hindmata, Dadar and Chembur

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