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Mumbai Rains Live updates: Heaviest rain in a decade brings city to standstill

02 July, 2019 20:20 IST | mid-day team Check for updates

Heavy rain since Monday that intensified on Tuesday morning has thrown normal life out of gear in Mumbai and it neighbouring areas. Five days of downpour has disrupted the city's air, train and road traffic leading to waterlogging, traffic jams and delay in local train services. The government of Maharashtra has declared a public holiday in Mumbai on Tuesday and advised people to stay indoors. Catch up all the latest updates on Mumbai Rains on www.mid-day.com

  • 02 July, 2019 20:19 IST

    Soumya survives a close call as Indians take to Twitter to express their dismay:

  • 02 July, 2019 15:58 IST

    Maharashtra Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis has also ordered a probe into incidents of the wall collapse in Malad and Pune due to heavy rains which claimed lives of 24 people in total.

  • 02 July, 2019 14:48 IST

    Western Railway update

    12931 Mumbai Central– Ahmedabad AC Double Decker, 12933 Mumbai Central–Ahmedabad Karnavati Express will be run from Valsad on Its Scheduled path and time.

  • 02 July, 2019 14:09 IST

    IMD released a statement stating "Heavy to very heavy rainfall expected in Mumbai and suburban parts in next 48 hours, a similar situation expected for Vidarbha and Marathwada. Advice tourists to not visit mountain areas since heavy rainfall is expected in parts of Maharashtra."

  • 02 July, 2019 13:41 IST

    Due to heavy rainfall in the city, a road in Sangharsh Nagar, Chandivali caved in at around 1 am on Tuesday. Civic officials said that more than 1000 residents of the SRA tenements who lived nearby were evacuated an hour before the incident and no injuries were reported.

  • 02 July, 2019 13:11 IST

    According to reports online, there has been stone pelting at police from residents in Malad after the recent wall collapse. Apparently, the residents are disappointed that the cops did not show up on time during the incident

  • 02 July, 2019 12:45 IST

    Here are some pictures of the waterlogging in Kalanagar, Bandra East as Mumbai rains once again bring the city to a standstill.

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  • 02 July, 2019 12:34 IST

    The Railway Protection Force and the National Disaster teams had to intervene to rescue commuters in suburban local trains stranded in the middle of stations as Central Railway services were suspended between Kurla and Thane last night around 1 am with several trains stranded at various places following heavy lashing of rains. As water receded, trains were moved slowly ahead, even as many commuters had to get down in water and walk off.

    Pics/ Rajendra Aklekar

  • 02 July, 2019 12:25 IST
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    Due to heavy downpour in the city, many BEST buses ended up facing breakdowns as well as damages. According to reports, 58 buses came to a standstill in water and 42 of them have been removed. 152 buses faced breakdown issues and 132 have been resolved

  • 02 July, 2019 11:52 IST

    In the Malad wall collapse incident, the Dean of Shatabdi Hospital, Dr Pradeep Angre said, "As of now 53 people (25 females, 26 males and 2 children) were admitted here of which two are serious and we treating them in the ICU. Nine were brought dead.. we have deployed extra doctors and nurses to tackle with the current situation. Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis visited the hospital."

  • 02 July, 2019 11:40 IST
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  • 02 July, 2019 11:09 IST

    Stampede at Andheri, Wall collapse, Flooding as Downpour Leaves City Stranded

    Although the monsoon has arrived late in Mumbai, it has left several parts of the city completely submerged under water. The BMC declared that in wake of the extremely heavy rainfall forecast by the Indian Meteorological Department, the Government of Maharashtra has declared a public holiday on July 2 as a precautionary measure for Mumbai city. Watch the full video below

  • 02 July, 2019 11:07 IST

    Mumbai airport updates:
    Total flights diverted – 55 (26 International and 29 domestic), Go around RWY 27 – 08 (2217 -2355 hrs), Go Around RWY 14 – 05 (0023 -0120 hrs), cancellations: Domestic - 18 arrivals/24 departures, International – 4 arrivals, 4 departures

  • 02 July, 2019 11:05 IST

    The main runway at Mumbai airport is shut after a SpiceJet flight overshot its mark while landing amid heavy rainfall at around 11.45 pm on Monday. The plane, a Boeing 737-800, is still stranded at the end of the runway. A secondary runway at the airport is operational but flights are likely to be delayed. "Spicejet SG 6237 Jaipur-Mumbai flight overshoots runway while landing at Mumbai Airport. All passengers are safe, no injuries reported," stated a spokesperson for the airline.

  • 02 July, 2019 10:55 IST

    According to a statement by Air Vistara-
    Multiple diversions, including 5 Air Vistara flights:
    A320 UK953 DEL-BOM TO AMD
    B737 UK824 MAA-BOM TO HYD
    B737 UK774 CCU-BOM TO HYD
    B737 UK866 BLR-BOM TO HYD
    A320 UK 981 DEL BOM to HYD

  • 02 July, 2019 10:48 IST
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    Mumbai Police also took to Twitter to share traffic updates in the city

  • 02 July, 2019 10:35 IST

    Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis announced compensation of Rs 5 lakh to the families of those who were crushed to death after a wall collapsed in Malad area of the city on Tuesday.

  • 02 July, 2019 10:20 IST

    Ashish Shelar at Disaster Management Control Room

  • 02 July, 2019 10:19 IST
  • 02 July, 2019 09:57 IST
  • 02 July, 2019 09:54 IST

    Due to inclement weather, 54 flights were diverted and 52 other flights were cancelled.

  • 02 July, 2019 09:50 IST

    Kalanagar area in Bandra East saw major waterlogging as people had to brave the floods. Here are some pictures from the location.

    Kalanagar rains

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  • 02 July, 2019 09:33 IST
  • 02 July, 2019 09:32 IST

    Indian Navy team aid rescue efforts

    With incessant rain for the third day flooding low lying areas of Mumbai, a request was received from the Brihannamumbai Municipal Corporation to provide assistance to stranded Mumbaikars in Kurla area.

  • 02 July, 2019 09:30 IST

    Due to heavy rains in Mumbai, there has been major waterlogging in Virar

    VIrar waterlogging

    Pic/ Diwakar Sharma

  • 02 July, 2019 09:22 IST

    Due to Mumbai rains, 15 people died in a horrific incident that took place in the wee hours of Tuesday at Pimparipada, Kurar Village at Malad. A neighbouring wall collapsed on a slum located at Kurar village, where 69 people have been injured which also include firemen who had gone there for rescue operations.

  • 02 July, 2019 09:14 IST

    The BMC also took to Twitter to share and IMD weather forecast pertaining to Mumbai rains

  • 02 July, 2019 09:10 IST

    The Central Railways took to micro blogging site Twitter to share the following update.

  • 02 July, 2019 08:54 IST

    In another horrific incident due to Mumbai Rains, a wall collapsed in Kalyan in which three people were killed, according to reports

  • 02 July, 2019 08:43 IST

    Emergency numbers shared by the BMC

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  • 02 July, 2019 08:29 IST

    According to reports, due to heavy rains in Mumbai, the Government colony in Bandra east is flooded.

  • 02 July, 2019 07:58 IST

    Around 15 people died and 40 were injured as a wall collapsed on hutments in Pimpripada area of Malad East due to Mumbai rains. There are many feared stuck under the debris. The injured were taken to nearby hospitals

  • 02 July, 2019 07:20 IST

    In wake of the extremely heavy rainfall forecast by the IMD, the Government of Maharashtra has declared a public holiday on July 2 as a precautionary measure for Mumbai city and its citizens

  • 01 July, 2019 22:40 IST

    The Police Commissioner of Mumbai said, "Heavy to Very Heavy rains expected in Mumbai & MMR in the next 3 days as per intimation received from IMD. I request Mumbaikars to check weather updates & plan the day accordingly. Take care, stay safe & reach out to us at @MumbaiPolice for help #MumbaiRainsLive #MumbaiRains"

  • 01 July, 2019 20:38 IST

    Maharashtra: Waterlogging inside a district government hospital in Raigad following heavy rain in the region.

  • 01 July, 2019 19:58 IST

    Over the past 24 hours, data collected by the BMC's observatories indicated that the island city received the highest amount of rainfall in a decade. While the island city received 550 mm, BMC took to Twitter to clarify that officials are doing their best to minimise discomfort and requests all to practice caution.

  • 01 July, 2019 19:32 IST

    Though there was a respite from the heavy showers in the afternoon, trains were running late on all the lines. At least 100 trains at the Western line and 72 trains at the Central line have been cancelled.

  • 01 July, 2019 19:23 IST

    Due to relentless heavy showers from Sunday night, a landslide has been reported at Royal Palm area in Arey Colony, Goregaon on Monday. Reportedly, the landslide broke the compound wall of the Garden Vive building and created havoc in the area.

    However, initial reports suggest that no casualties have been witnessed during the incident. 

  • 01 July, 2019 18:46 IST

    Anupam Kashyapi, India Meteorological Department (IMD) Pune said, "Incoming 4-5 days monsoon will be vigorous in Maharashtra, especially northern parts of the state, it will also be active in the southern parts of the state. Konkan Goa will get widespread rain during these 5 days."

  • 01 July, 2019 18:13 IST

    With a view to closely monitor the situation in Borivali-Mira Road- Virar section due to Mumbai Rains and high tides, regular inspection is being done by Shri V K Tripathi, AGM WR. Senior Officers are keeping a close watch on improving the situation.

  • 01 July, 2019 18:10 IST

    Mumbai's western suburbs of Andheri and Borivli have witnessed high rainfall since the past 2 hours. Whereas, central suburbs of Ghatkopar and Chembur have been witnessing heavy downpour since the past 1 hour.

  • 01 July, 2019 17:50 IST

    Heavy rains continued to lash Mumbai and its neighbouring areas bringing the city to a standstill. The city struggled with water-logging, choked drains, traffic jams, and cancellations and delays in trains. Watch the video to know more.

  • 01 July, 2019 17:42 IST

    There have been heavy rains in Mumbai (93 mm) and Palghar area  (361 mm) in last 24 hours. Shri A K Gupta, GM, WR & CR along with Senior officers have been constantly and closely monitoring and supervising situation from Mumbai Central Control Room to keep the wheels of locals/trains rolling.

  • 01 July, 2019 17:28 IST

    In view of Mumbai Rains ie incessant heavy rains & high tide in & around Mumbai, Minister of Railways Shri Piyush Goyal is keeping a close watch, especially on services & arrangements for the safety of commuters, etc. He is in constant touch with the senior railway officials.

  • 01 July, 2019 17:13 IST

    In view of heavy rains and high tides in Mumbai, 484 RPF staff is manning the crowd at WR suburban section. Senior officers of RPF Western Railway and RPF of Western Railway Mumbai Central Division are supervising and monitoring the situation. RPF Control tooms are also on alert.

  • 01 July, 2019 16:35 IST

    Water logging & traffic jam in Navi Mumbai following heavy rains in the city.

  • 01 July, 2019 16:27 IST

    Over the past 24 hours, data collected by the BMC's observatories indicated that the island city received the highest amount of rainfall. While the island city received 118.2 mm, the eastern suburbs received 99 mm and the western suburbs received 70.6 mm of rain.

  • 01 July, 2019 16:26 IST

    The lake levels have been steadily rising. After increasing by more than 10,000 million litres on Sunday, the BMC's figure indicated that the water stock rose from 87,648 million litres on Sunday to 1.04 lakh million litres on Monday.

  • 01 July, 2019 15:48 IST

    Mumbai: Heavy traffic jam in Bhakti Park area, Eastern Freeway

  • 01 July, 2019 15:46 IST

    Mumbai: Waterlogged streets in King Circle area


  • 01 July, 2019 15:36 IST

    Heavy rains during the night and on Monday morning in Mumbai and its outskirts inundated low-lying areas, delayed trains and slowed down vehicular movement on roads. 

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    Pic courtesy/Pradhip Divar

  • 01 July, 2019 15:30 IST

    High tides at Marine Drive

  • 01 July, 2019 15:29 IST

    Stagnant water due to waterlogging enters houses in Bhiwandi

    Heavy rainfall in Thane's Bhiwandi has led to waterlogging and flooding on the Bhiwandi-Gujarat road breaking links between several villages. Due to improper cleaning of the drains in the municipal area, drainage water is logged in places like Mandai, Three-Bhatti Bhaji Market, Nizampura, Padmanagar Bhaji Market, Olive Pura, Kamala Hotel, Bala Compound, and Idgah

  • 01 July, 2019 14:58 IST

    Man electrocuted to death in Govandi

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    A 30-year-old man was electrocuted as rain lashed over Mumbai and its surroundings for the fourth consecutive day, disrupting normal life and hitting the air, rail and road traffic, officials stated on Monday.  Mohammed Ayub Kazi (30), was electrocuted inside his home in Shivajinagar, Govandi suburb in north-east Mumbai. He was rushed to the Rajawadi Hospital where he was declared dead on arrival

  • 01 July, 2019 14:44 IST

    Heavy downpour delay flights in Mumbai

    Overnight heavy spells of rain inundated several areas in the city including Sion, Matunga, Dadar, Parel, Wadala and virtually halted all traffic movement, leading to huge traffic snarls across the city since daybreak. Flights to and from Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport were also delayed by 35 minutes owing to heavy rain and low visibility.

  • 01 July, 2019 14:12 IST

    Recent updates for train schedule

  • 01 July, 2019 14:02 IST

    A school wall in Wadala collapsed due to heavy rains

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    Pic courtesy/Nikita Rakshe

  • 01 July, 2019 13:48 IST

    Chaos at Bandra East Station due to the closure of sky-walk


  • 01 July, 2019 13:42 IST

    Heavy rains have begun in Bhayandar

  • 01 July, 2019 13:32 IST

    Mumbaikars brace yourselves for more rains

    Mumbai recorded 93 mm of rainfall in the last 24 hours. According to a private weather forecast firm rains will intensify in the coming days with heavy downpour expected on 3 July

  • 01 July, 2019 13:25 IST

    Recent update on Mumbai rains

  • 01 July, 2019 13:20 IST

    Rain in Dahanu:

  • 01 July, 2019 13:05 IST

    Senior RPF officials along with 484 RPF staff including 128 female RPF staff have been deployed at 29 Suburban Stations of Western Railway

  • 01 July, 2019 13:04 IST

    Due to the heavy shoers, RPF Control tooms are also on alert

  • 01 July, 2019 13:02 IST

    Shri A K Gupta, GM, WR & CR along with Sr officers has been constantly & closely monitoring situation from Mumbai Central Control Room to keep the wheels of trains rolling

  • 01 July, 2019 13:01 IST
  • 01 July, 2019 12:44 IST

    Long wait for lakes to overflow

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    With the onset of monsoon in Mumbai, the total water stock in the seven lakes on Sunday rose to 87,648 million litres (6.06%) from 76,833 million litres (5.31%) a day earlier. However, the total water quantum continued to be lower compared to June 30, last year, when total water stock was 2.94 lakh million litres. Also, Sunday’s rainfall was not as much as the previous day, when over 300mm of rainfall was recorded in some lakes.

  • 01 July, 2019 12:15 IST
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  • 01 July, 2019 11:53 IST

    Skymet took to social networking website Twitter to post the following update

  • 01 July, 2019 11:29 IST

    Traffic Updates: Heavy traffic at Eastern-express highway, Kanjurmarg to Kurla


  • 01 July, 2019 11:28 IST

    With heavy rains for the third consecutive day on Sunday, the city has surpassed its required June rainfall by recording 515.1mm of rain—10.1mm which is above normal.

  • 01 July, 2019 11:27 IST

    Construction material has been cleared from OHE at Marine Lines but whole construction site is being examined for further precautions. Trains are running on fast lines only between Churchgate & Mumbai Central.

  • 01 July, 2019 11:24 IST

    Recent train updates

  • 01 July, 2019 11:22 IST

    Mumbai rains: Long wait for lakes to overflow

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    With the onset of monsoon in Mumbai, the total water stock in the seven lakes on Sunday rose to 87,648 million litres (6.06%) from 76,833 million litres (5.31%) a day earlier. However, the total water quantum continued to be lower compared to June 30, last year, when total water stock was 2.94 lakh million litres. Also, Sunday’s rainfall was not as much as the previous day, when over 300mm of rainfall was recorded in some lakes.

  • 01 July, 2019 11:13 IST

    Mumbai at serious risk of flooding predicts Skymet

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    Pic/ Atul Kamble

    According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), Mumbai is likely to witness heavy downpour on Monday. With heavy rains for the third consecutive day on Sunday, the city has surpassed its required June rainfall by recording 515.1mm of rain—10.1mm which is above normal. According to IMD data, nearly 64.9% (327.7mm) of showers required in the month of June (505mm) was received in the last three days.

  • 01 July, 2019 10:56 IST

    According to a report by Skymet on Twitter, rains are expected to continue for the next 4-5 hours.

  • 01 July, 2019 10:40 IST

    Water Stock Rising

    In a relief brought by the heavy rainfall, the city's water stock, that had severely depleted earlier this year, has been steadily rising. Due to the rain over the last couple of days, the lake levels have risen by more than 10,000 million litres on Sunday, to 87,648 million litres.

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  • 01 July, 2019 10:28 IST

    Matunga police station submerged

    ANI took to microblogging website Twitter to share some photos of a waterlogged Matunga police station due to Mumbai rains.

  • 01 July, 2019 10:26 IST

    For all those stranded in different parts of the city due to Mumbai Rains, here are some contact numbers from the help desk you can resort to.

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  • 01 July, 2019 10:17 IST

    The rains, which have been intense in many parts of the city including Kurla, Andheri, Bandra, Santa Cruz, Charni Road, BKC and others, has resulted in water logging on streets and railway tracks causing inconvenience to people.

  • 01 July, 2019 10:16 IST

    A user on Twitter went on to share this video on the micro blogging site.

  • 01 July, 2019 10:04 IST
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    According to reports, there is major waterlogging at many parts in Chembur

  • 01 July, 2019 10:00 IST

    Construction material has been cleared from OHE at Marine Lines but the entire construction site is being examined for further precaution. Fast trains are running between Churchgate and Mumbai Central. Some slow trains are being reversed from Mumbai Central.

  • 01 July, 2019 09:58 IST

    Marine Lines station faced the wrath of Mumbai rains as trains between Marine Lines and Churchgate were stopped.  A few bamboo sticks too were seen falling off near Marine Lines station.

    Pic/ mid-day reader

  • 01 July, 2019 09:41 IST

    The WR PRO stated that due to very heavy rains in Palghar at night, 13 trains have been cancelled today. After receding of water, train movement at Palghar was started at 8.05 hours at restricted speed of 30kmph in view of safety

  • 01 July, 2019 09:38 IST

    Waterlogging at Lower Parel due to heavy rains

  • 01 July, 2019 09:37 IST

    Dadar area flooded due to heavy showers

  • 01 July, 2019 09:34 IST

    Boat gets stuck in creek mud, rescue operations on

    A boat with two persons on board got stuck in mud deep inside a creek near Mahul Gavhan village in eastern Mumbai on Sunday. Rescue teams comprising personnel of the Coast Guard, police and fire brigade are monitoring the situation, he said. The officials are waiting for high tide, which they hope would push the boat to a safer place.

    "The boat got stuck in mud at around 4.30 pm between Koyla and Tata jetties. The spot is far away from the creek shore. Police and fire brigade personnel rushed to the shore on receiving a distress call. The Coast Guard was also called in to join the rescue operation," he said, adding that the operation was going on till late night.


  • 01 July, 2019 09:32 IST

    Waterlogging near Gandhi Market, King's Circle

  • 01 July, 2019 09:31 IST

    Two trains have been cancelled, one has been diverted and two trains have been rescheduled, due to the derailment of goods train between Jambrung and Thakurwadi on ghat section between Karjat and Lonavala, according to Sunil Udasi, CPRO, Central Railway. According to private weather forecaster, Skymet, rains in the city are expected to get intense starting the night of July 3 wherein hefty showers will be seen as the weather system which formed in the Bay will move towards the West Coast giving heavy showers.

    Also, high tide has been predicted at 11:11 am with locals being warned not to venture anywhere close to the beaches. Children were seen wading through water to go to school as streets in Dadar East were flooded due to heavy rainfall.

  • 01 July, 2019 09:31 IST

    Trains rescheduled, railway tracks submerged due to heavy downpour

    The rains, which have been intense in many parts of the city including Andheri, Kurla, Bandra, Charni Road, Santa Cruz, BKC and others, has resulted in water logging on streets and railway tracks causing inconvenience to people. The pleasant weather and with irregular rain showers that will continue for the next few days. with the Indian Meteorological Department predicting "Generally cloudy sky with intermittent rains," for the city.

    The maximum and minimum temperature in the financial capital will hover around 24.8 degrees Celsius and 28.4 degrees Celsius. There have been very heavy incessant rains with 361 mm rainfall recorded during the night and 100 mm between 4.00 hrs to 5.00 hrs alone in Palghar area of Mumbai Division. "13 trains have been cancelled today. After receding of water, train movement at Palghar was started at 8.05 hours at restricted speed of 30 kmph in view of safety," Western Railways said. Some trains including Mumbai- Ahmedabad Shatabdi Express have been regulated in view of safety it said.


  • 01 July, 2019 09:27 IST
  • 01 July, 2019 09:27 IST

    Monsoon status

  • 01 July, 2019 09:25 IST
    With continuous rainfall throughout the morning, the city to face traffic diversions as the water logging in the city remains to pose a problem to the commuters. While the disaster management department has reported that the railway is not affected, since 7.00 am 8.00 am there have been seven cases of tree/branches fall incidents.
     
    Road Traffic is affected due to water logging at Gandhi Market. Traffic diverted from Bhau Daji Road & Sulochana Shetty Road at 07.05 am. Further due to water logging at National College, S V Road, Bandra (W) traffic diverted from Link Road at 7.30 am. BEST has been diverted due to water logging at Hindmata traffic diverted from Flyover. The traffic towards Sewree diverted from G D Ambekar Road at 08.14 am. 
  • 01 July, 2019 09:23 IST

    While rain-showers haven't taken much of rest since entry of Monsoon in the city, today it is expected to rain heavily with gutsy winds. Indian Meteorological Department has issued the new forecast studying satellite images.

    "There has been an intense spell of rainfall in Mumbai and around North Konkan for last one hour. Circulation over Gujarat and adjoining Saurashtra is causing it as seen from latest satellite images," tweeted director of IMD Mumbai, Krishnanand Hosalikar. He also added that there will be gutsy winds flowing in the city. IMD anyway had given a forecast on Sunday stating that a low pressure area has formed over North East Bay of Bengal and neighborhood which is likely to become more marked and
    Concentrate into a depression in next 48 hours.

    IMD has recorded 91.9mm rainfall until now at the Santacruz station. Which is expected to continue throughout the day.

    With inputs from Pallavi Smart

  • 01 July, 2019 09:19 IST
  • 01 July, 2019 09:19 IST

    Maharashtra train derailment: 10 cancelled, 4 diverted due to mishap

    10 trains were cancelled after a goods train derailed between Jambrung and Thakurwari in Karjat-Lonavla section earlier today, the Central Railway said.

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    Pic courtesy/Vinod Kumar Menon

    Trains which were cancelled include 22105 CSMT-Pune Indrayani Express, 12127 CSMT-Pune Intercity Express, 11007 CSMT-Pune Deccan Express, 11026 Pune-Bhusaval Express, 51318 Pune-Panvel Passenger, 51317 Panvel-Pune Passenger, 12124 Pune-CSMT Deccan Queen and 12126 Pune-CSMT Pragati Express," said Sunil Udasi, Chief Public Relations Officer, Central Railway, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Mumbai.

    11029 CSMT-Kolhapur Koyna Express between Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) and Pune was cancelled while 11025 Bhusaval-Pune Express was short terminated at Nasik Road and cancelled.

    11301 CSMT-KSR Bengaluru Udyan Express JCO, 11049 Ahmedabad-Kolhapur Express JCO, 12297 Ahmedabad-Pune Duranto Express JCO and 22944 Indore-Pune Express JCO were diverted via Kalyan-Igatpuri-Manmad, according to the statement.

    20822 Santragachi-Pune Humsafar Express was short terminated at Panvel and 17614 Huzur Sahib Nanded-Panvel Express JCO short terminated at Pune

    In the wake of the derailment, intercity trains leaving from Mumbai to Pune have been cancelled and long-distance trains from Mumbai via Pune will be diverted via Igatpuri.

  • 01 July, 2019 09:16 IST
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    Mumbai showers in Wadala

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    Pic courtesy/Atul Kamble

  • 01 July, 2019 09:02 IST

    Railway tracks in Sion nearly flooded due to heavy showers

  • 01 July, 2019 08:56 IST

    Traffic Diversion Updates

  • 01 July, 2019 08:51 IST

    Due to water logging at PLG following trains are Rescheduled


  • 01 July, 2019 08:50 IST

    Weather forecast for July 1st: As per district forecast in Mumbai from IMD: Heavy rain at isolated places. Today's High Tide at 11: 07 hours will be of  4.32 mtr, Low Tide at 17:00 hours – 1.87mtr.

  • 01 July, 2019 08:50 IST

    Goods train derails between Mumbai and Pune, services affected

    Goods train derails between Mumbai and Pune, services affected A goods train derailed between Karjat and Lonavala in Maharashtra on Monday, affecting Mumbai-Pune intercity and long distance services, a railway official said. Fifteen wagons of the train derailed around 4.15 am at the Jambrung-Thakurwadi section, he said. Intercity trains from Mumbai to Pune were cancelled and some long distance trains were diverted through Igatpuri, he said, adding that work to remove the derailed wagons is underway.

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    Pic courtesy/Vinod Kumar Menon

    The railway has requested the state government and various agencies to run extra buses between Mumbai and Pune for intercity travellers, Chief Public Relations Officer, Central Railway, Sunil Udasi, said. Due to the derailment at least 10 intercity trains such as the Indrayani Express, Deccan Express, Intercity Express, Pragati Express, Deccan Queen Express, Koyna Express were cancelled, he said. The Bhusaval-Pune Express was short terminated at Nashik.

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    Long distance trains like the Mumbai-Bengaluru Udyan Express, Ahmedabad-Kolhapur Express, Ahmedabad- Pune Duranto Express and Indore-Pune Express were diverted via Kalyan-Igatpuri-Manmad, Udasi said. The Santragachi-Pune Humsafar Express, Huzur Sahib Nanded-Pune Express, Kolhapur-Mumbai Koyna Express were among the trains which were short terminated, the official said.

  • 01 July, 2019 08:44 IST
  • 01 July, 2019 08:39 IST

    Monday forecast

    IMD predicts heavy rainfall in Mumbai, Thane, Palghar and Navi Mumbai today

  • 01 July, 2019 08:38 IST
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    Central Railway's official Twitter handle shared an update that, "the trains are running with a slight delay."

  • 01 July, 2019 08:27 IST
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    In a relief brought by the heavy rainfall, the city's water stock, that had severely depleted earlier this year, has been steadily rising. Due to the rain over the last couple of days, the lake levels have risen by more than 10,000 million litres on Sunday, to 87,648 million litres. According to the BMC's data, all the seven lakes received rainfall on Saturday. Tansa, Vihar and Tulsi lakes received between 83-89 mm of rainfall. The seven lakes, which provide water to the city, have a combined capacity of storing 14.47 lakh million litres.

  • 01 July, 2019 08:21 IST

    IMD also stated that Mumbai received heavy rainfall in the past 24 hours with as much as 92.9 mm being recorded in Santacruz. The total amount of rainfall recorded in June at Santacruz is 515 mm. IMD data also stated that till 5.30 pm on Sunday, moderate rainfall was recorded at Colaba and Santacruz observatory at 15.8 mm and 9.2 mm, respectively.

  • 01 July, 2019 08:20 IST

    After drenching the city over the past four days, rainfall is set to continue for the next 48 hours too, albeit with comparatively lighter showers. According to a forecast by the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), Mumbai, there will be intermittent rain in the city while the suburbs will experience heavy rainfall at isolated places. Director of IMD, Krishnanand Hosalikar, tweeted, "With cloudy sky, intermittent heavy showers are expected on Sunday as well as Monday with lesser intensity."

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