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.
According to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), the fire department received the call reporting the incident at 2.35 pm.
Fire Department received a call at 2:35pm regarding a G+2 floor chawl collapsing at Malwani, Malad.— à¤®à¤¾à¤Âà¥Â Mumbai, à¤Âà¤ªà¤²à¥Â BMC (@mybmc) July 16, 2020
At the scene, 5-6 persons were trapped in the debris, out of which 4 persons were rescued & sent to hospital. Search and rescue operation is on.#AtMumbaisService pic.twitter.com/2Dxn10DlwY
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.
Andheri Subway has been shut for vehicular movement due to water logging. Citizens are requested to use alternate route for travelling.#TrafficUpdate #TrafficUpdateMumbai #MonsoonSafetyMumbai #TravelSafeMumbai pic.twitter.com/KN1lr6lcOe— Mumbai Police (@MumbaiPolice) July 16, 2020
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.
Severe waterlogging has been reported from Five Gardens in Matunga after the continuous rains.
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.
The streets near King’s Circle station were inundated after continuous downpour
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Latest images of Mumbai, Goa radars & satellite indicates, scattered clouds type, south Konkan & Goa with weak offshore trough pattern. Konkan hvy to very hvy RF warning today by IMD.— K S Hosalikar (@Hosalikar_KS) July 16, 2020
Light to mod rains in Mumbai & around in last 3 hrs & with likely of mod to hvy showers today. pic.twitter.com/90oLwOu3nj
Incessant moderate to heavy overnight showers caused a major traffic jam on the Western Express highway. (Pic/Satej Shinde)
IMD Mumbai's Deputy Director General K S Hosalikar said rains in Mumbai throughout the night, leading to extremely heavy falls at isolated places.
According to the statistics released by the IMD, the Bandra-Kurla Complex has received more than 300mm rains in the last 24 hours.
Mumbai Rains in last 24 hrs on 16th July pic.twitter.com/tyAj9ti3yP— K S Hosalikar (@Hosalikar_KS) July 16, 2020
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.
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.
Several areas, including Bandra, Bhayander, Mahalaxmi, Colaba and Santacruz received over 10 cm rainfall.
As of now:ARG/Observatory data of Konkan/Mumbai region (till 0830 hrs IST of Today) ARG DataBandra-21cm; Bhayander-10cm; Dahisar-8 cm Mahalaxmi-13cm; Mira Road-10cm; Ram Mandir-14 cm Observatory dataColaba-16cm; Santacruz-19cm; Ratnagiri-10cm; HARNAI-13cm; Thane-6cm.— India Met. Dept. (@Indiametdept) July 16, 2020
Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh advised people to drive slow during rains.
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.
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.
As seen in Radar, R/F is ocurng over Mumbai & likely to cont over it next 6 hours. Heavy rainfall at iso places is likely to be realized over Mumbai during next 06 hours. It is very much in concurrence with our forecast of SCT Heavy to very H r/f with iso Extremely heavy falls.— India Met. Dept. (@Indiametdept) July 16, 2020
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.
Folwng AWS/ARG stations of Mumbai hv reported more than 10 cm r/f as of now: Bandra-20, BKC (East) - 19, Santacruz-17,Colaba-14,Mahalaxmi-13,Ram Mandir & NSC (Worli)-12 & Bandra-11. Till now heavy rainfall at a few places with isol very H. falls has been realized over Mumbai pic.twitter.com/1LA3FnVoWQ— India Met. Dept. (@Indiametdept) July 16, 2020