Mumbai Rains: Wall collapse, flooding as downpour leaves city stranded

Updated: Jul 01, 2019, 17:59
  • Mumbai Rains: Wall collapse, flooding as downpour leaves city stranded

    The pleasant weather and with irregular showers that will continue for the next few days predicted the Indian Meteorological Department, "Generally cloudy sky with intermittent rains," for the city.

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  • Mumbai Rains: Wall collapse, flooding as downpour leaves city stranded

    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.

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  • Mumbai Rains: Wall collapse, flooding as downpour leaves city stranded

    According to Western Railways PRO, "After receding of water, train movement at Palghar was started at 8.05 hours at a restricted speed of 30 kmph in view of safety. Due to heavy winds, the material viz bamboos of ongoing construction work fell on Over Head Equipment at Marine Lines due to which trains have been stopped between Churchgate-Marine Lines."

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  • Mumbai Rains: Wall collapse, flooding as downpour leaves city stranded

    On Sunday, Santacruz recorded 92.9mm rainfall, which is tagged in the ‘heavy rain’ category. On Sunday, till 8.30pm, Santacruz and Colaba recorded 9.4mm and 16mm rainfall, respectively, Thane 40mm and Navi Mumbai 163mm.

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  • Mumbai Rains: Wall collapse, flooding as downpour leaves city stranded

    Due to the heavy rainfall the city received on Sunday, the water stock has increased by more than 16,000 million litres. The India Meteorological Department has predicted heavy rainfall in the suburbs while the city is expected to receive intermittent spells of rain on Monday.

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  • Mumbai Rains: Wall collapse, flooding as downpour leaves city stranded

    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.

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  • Mumbai Rains: Wall collapse, flooding as downpour leaves city stranded

    The BMC's data indicates that between 8 am -11 am, the island city received 33 mm of rainfall while western suburbs and eastern suburbs received around 16 mm.

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  • Mumbai Rains: Wall collapse, flooding as downpour leaves city stranded

    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. 

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  • Mumbai Rains: Wall collapse, flooding as downpour leaves city stranded

    The heavy rainfall resulted in waterlogging at several locations in the city and traffic was diverted at 10 such points.

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  • Mumbai Rains: Wall collapse, flooding as downpour leaves city stranded

    Thane has been witnessing heavy showers for the last four days leading to a rise in the water level of rivers.

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  • Mumbai Rains: Wall collapse, flooding as downpour leaves city stranded

    Heavy downpour in Thane's Bhiwandi has led to flooding and waterlogging on the Bhiwandi-Gujarat road breaking links between several villages.

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  • Mumbai Rains: Wall collapse, flooding as downpour leaves city stranded

    The diversions were at Sion, Hindmata, Sangam Nagar, Gandhi Market in King's Circle, Pratiksha Nagar, RCF colony, National College in Bandra, Cheetah Camp in Mandala and Agarwadi in Govandi.

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  • Mumbai Rains: Wall collapse, flooding as downpour leaves city stranded

    Due to improper cleaning of the drains in the municipal area, drainage water is logged in places like Three-Bhatti Bhaji Market, Mandai, Nizampura, Olive Pura, Kamala Hotel, Padmanagar Bhaji Market, Bala Compound, and Idgah.

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  • Mumbai Rains: Wall collapse, flooding as downpour leaves city stranded

    According to Skymet, a private weather forecaster rains in Mumbai are expected to intensify 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.

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  • Mumbai Rains: Wall collapse, flooding as downpour leaves city stranded

    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 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.

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Mumbai has been witnessing relentless heavy showers from Sunday night and many parts of the city will continue to see good showers in the coming days according to the weather department. The intense downpour in many parts of the city including Kurla, Andheri, Bandra, Santa Cruz, Charni Road, BKC, Navi Mumbai and Thane, has resulted in water logging on streets and railway tracks causing inconvenience to people. We have pictures.

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