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Mumbai Rains: Two building collapse incidents in Malad and CST

16 July, 2020 18:24 IST | mid-day online correspondent Check for updates

The downpour that battered Mumbai on Wednesday continued on Thursday as well causing water-logging in many parts of the city. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a red alert for Mumbai and other coastal areas in Maharashtra. The Met department has said that the city would continue to be lashed with heavy downpour for around six more hours. IMD Mumbai said that the city would experience generally cloudy sky with moderate to heavy rainfall very likely in city and suburbs. Also, there is a possibility of very heavy rain at isolated places.

  • 16 July, 2020 18:23 IST

    Five-Storey Residential Building Collapses In CST

    A portion of a five-storey residential building collapsed near Lucky House at Mint Road in CST. A team of the Mumbai fire brigade, police and BMC ward staff have been rushed to the spot. Many people are feared trapped under the debris. Eight fire engines, 2 rescue vans, 6 JCBs, and an ambulance are deployed in the rescue operation.

  • 16 July, 2020 16:59 IST

    Malvani house collapse: Four out of five to six people rescued from the debris, says BMC

    According to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), the fire department received the call reporting the incident at 2.35 pm.

  • 16 July, 2020 16:55 IST

    Andheri flyover shut due to waterlogging: Mumbai Police

    Mumbai Police has tweeted informing that the Andheri flyover has been shut for vehicles due to waterlogging. The police department has asked people to chose an alternate route if travelling in the area. 

  • 16 July, 2020 16:14 IST

    Building collapse: 20-year-old girl still feared trapped

    One person died and 9 others were rescued after a building collapsed in Malvani area in Malad due to heavy rains. A 20-year-old girl is still feared trapped in the debris. The rescue operation is underway.

    Building collapse in Malvani

  • 16 July, 2020 15:15 IST

    Waterlogging reported at Five Gardens in Matunga

    Severe waterlogging has been reported from Five Gardens in Matunga after the continuous rains.

  • 16 July, 2020 14:56 IST

    Building collapse in Malvani

    A building collapsed in Malvani's Gate no. 5 area due to the heavy rains. Many people are feared trapped in the debris. The rescue operation is underway.  

    rainsPicture/Samiullah Khan

  • 16 July, 2020 14:34 IST

    Water-logging near King’s Circle station

    The streets near King’s Circle station were inundated after continuous downpour

  • 16 July, 2020 13:52 IST

    Thane Belapur Industries Association weather station recorded 58.8 mm rains: IMD

    The Thane Belapur Industries Association weather station has recorded 58.8 mm rains, the IMD said. Moreover, Nanded and Osmanabad districts in Marathwada region of the state received 96.4 mm and 25.8 mm rains, respectively.Besides, Solapur district in western Maharashtra received 35 mm rain, while Dahanu observatory in Palghar district recorded 21.1 mm rainfall.

    rainsPicture/Shadab Khan

  • 16 July, 2020 13:35 IST

    Intense rains in Mumbai suburbs, Palghar, Sindhudurg, Ratnagiri: IMD

    According to the IMD, intense spells of rain likely to occur at isolated places in the districts of Suburbs of Mumbai, Palghar, Sindhudurg, Ratnagiri, Kohlapur, Aurangabad, Jalna, Parbhani, Nanded, Jalgaon, Dhule and Nandurbar during next 3 hours.

  • 16 July, 2020 13:14 IST

    Gradual decrease in rain by Friday

    According to the private weather agency Skymet, the rains that will continue till Thursday night will likely see a gradual decrease by Friday. Occasional rains will continue to pour over the city and the temperatures are likely to rise in the coming days, the agency reported. Read full story here.

  • 16 July, 2020 12:58 IST

    Thane building collapse, no casualties

    According to a PTI report, a portion of a three-storey residential building, which was classified as 'very dangerous', collapsed in Maharashtra's Thane city on Thursday morning after heavy overnight rains, a civic official said. No casualty was reported. Read full story

  • 16 July, 2020 12:33 IST

    Mumbai to receive light to moderate rains for next three hours: IMD

    IMD's deputy director of meteorology KS Hosalikar said in a tweet that the city is likely to receive light to moderate rains for the next three hours. 

  • 16 July, 2020 12:29 IST

    Traffic comes to halt

    Incessant moderate to heavy overnight showers caused a major traffic jam on the Western Express highway. (Pic/Satej Shinde)

    Traffic jam on highway

  • 16 July, 2020 11:37 IST

    Mumbai battered by overnight rains

    IMD Mumbai's Deputy Director General K S Hosalikar said rains in Mumbai throughout the night, leading to extremely heavy falls at isolated places.

    Read more: Mumbai Rains: Heavy Showers In City, More Rains Likely Says IMD

  • 16 July, 2020 11:14 IST

    BKC receives over 300mm rains in past 24 hours: IMD

    According to the statistics released by the IMD, the Bandra-Kurla Complex has received more than 300mm rains in the last 24 hours. 

  • 16 July, 2020 10:12 IST

    Colaba received 16cm rains, Santacruz recorded 19 cm: IMD

    According to the IMD, The Colaba observatory recorded 16 cm of rains whereas Santacruz received 19cm of rains as of 8.30 am on Thursday.

  • 16 July, 2020 09:58 IST

    Moderate to intense spells may continue in Mumbai for next two hours: IMD

    According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), Mumbai and its neighbouring areas are likely to witness moderate to heavy rainfall for the next two hours. 

  • 16 July, 2020 09:40 IST

    Over 10 cm rainfall in several areas

    Several areas, including Bandra, Bhayander, Mahalaxmi, Colaba and Santacruz received over 10 cm rainfall.

  • 16 July, 2020 09:17 IST

    Arrive later, but arrive safer, says Mumbai police commissioner

    Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh advised people to drive slow during rains.

  • 16 July, 2020 09:12 IST

    BMC message for mosquito-free monsoon

    As rains continue to lash Mumbai and the city reeling under the high caseload of COVID-19 infections, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) asked the citizens to be responsible and alert to ward off diseases.

  • 16 July, 2020 09:05 IST

    Rainfall to continue for next 6 hours

    IMD tweeted that rainfall over Mumbai is likely to continue for the next 6 hours and heavy rainfall at isolated places is likely to be realised over Mumbai during the next 6 hours.

  • 16 July, 2020 09:00 IST

    Mumbai received 10 cm rainfall

    Mumbai has reported more than 10 cm rainfall as of now, said India Meteorological Department (IMD). Rainfall received in the following areas are: Bandra - 20 cm, BKC (East) – 19 cm, Santacruz – 17 cm, Colaba – 14 cm, Mahalaxmi – 13 cm, and Ram Mandir and NSC (Worli) – 12 cm.

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