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    Mumbai: Divert Chamdawadi nullah pipeline to avoid flooding, says civic chief Ajoy Mehta

    Mumbai: Civic commissioner Ajoy Mehta on Thursday did a site visit to Bandra East Chamdawadi nullah, which creates flooding in Khar west and Bandra areas during monsoon. During his visit, he instructed to divert immediately the water pipelines inside the nullah which obstructs the flow of the nullah creating waterlogging during monsoon.

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    Mumbai: Consulate Generals unhappy with BMC’s disaster management plan for monsoon

    Mumbai: The Consulate Generals of Netherland, France, United States (US) and others visited the Disaster Management cell of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Wednesday. According to information received from a source, the consulates are unhappy with the civic body’s monsoon plans. Therefore, in the meeting, they discussed the new measures that will be adopted and communication networks the BMC will provide to them for the upcoming monsoon. Meanwhile, the consulate also

  • BMC identifies 664 dilapidated buildings across Mumbai ahead of monsoon

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) as part of its pre-monsoon related work has identified 664 buildings across Mumbai, which are in extreme dilapidated condition ahead of the monsoons. According to civic data out of 664 dilapidated buildings 99 buildings have been demolished.

  • Mumbai: BMC starts process to hire dewatering pumps as monsoon approaches

    Mumbai: To gear up for monsoon the Storm Water and Drain (SWD) management department starts preparation from March month onwards. According to civic officials like every year this year to avoid flooding in various parts of Mumbai the civic body will hire dewatering pumps.

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    Mumbai: BMC submits choked nullah report to Railways as pre-monsoon preparation

    Mumbai: During monsoon, commuters are left in lurch as Mumbai’s local trains always come to a grinding halt. The railway tracks overflow with rain water and then the blame game starts between authorities. It is an annual occurrence as citizens and activists shame the authorities for not taking up nullah cleaning work properly. In order to put an end to this blame game, the civic body’s Storm Water and Drain (SWD) management

  • Indore: Sudden rain lifts spirit northwards

    Indore: Indoreans on Tuesday breathed a sigh of relief as clouds pulled the soaring daytime temperature down by two degrees Celsius from normal. Adding more to it, the evening saw light to moderate rains, raising the spirit of citizens upward. Temperature has gone southwards by three degrees in last three days. Meteorological department officials also predicted chances of rainfall in isolated places in and around the city.

  • Indore: Monsoon withdrawal leaves city sweating

    Indore: Indoreans are struggling to stay cool, especially during the day, as mercury rose above 35 degree Celsius mark in city on Wednesday. The rising temperature coupled with hot winds turned the weather conditions similar to the month of March. However, night weather is pleasant and comfortable, thanks to cool winds blowing around. Moreover, officials of meteorological department said that such conditions are the result of the transition period of the season.

  • Mumbai records its highest rainfall in past six years

    Mumbai: As monsoon season is coming to a close, there is some good news for Mumbaikars, as the city recorded its highest rainfall over the past six years. The city received 23% more rain between June to September — the official period for the city’s monsoon — than the average.

  • Mumbai: IMD forecasts heavy thunder showers and rains this week

    Mumbai: As the monsoon is entering its last phase, there are still chances of heavy rainfall and thunder showers continuing this week. The city in the past week hasn’t received much rainfall and has seen temperature soaring with fluctuating weather conditions. The heavy downpour of September 19 saw the city receive 304 mm rainfall in 24 hours.

  • Bhopal: Rain refuses to abate, warning issued

    Bhopal: Refusing to abate, torrential rain continued to lash various parts of the state for the third consecutive day on Friday. Monsoon is vigorously active in Bhopal and Gwalior divisions while in Sagar, Ujjain, Indore and Jabalpur divisions, it is though active but have relented a bit.
    Heavy downpour was also witnessed in other parts of state including Ishagarh which recorded 26cm rain, while Chanderi recorded 20 cm while Mugawali recorded 19cm rainfall

  • Bhopal: Rain batters MP, more in offing

    Bhopal: Torrential rain continued to lash most parts of the state for the second consecutive day on Thursday. In a span of 24 hours, Sagar recorded a massive 13 cm rainfall, followed by Khandwa 11 cm and Damoh 10 cm rains. Heavy downpour was also witnessed in other parts of state including Baxwaha which recorded 9cm rain, while Hatta and Kukshi received 8 cm rainfall in last 24 hours. Anuppur, Beowara, Khilchipur,

  • Rain lashes city, pours misery on Bhopalites

    Bhopal: Roads of the Walled City were waterlogged as heavy rain lashed the city for the second consecutive day on Thursday. Incessant rain has caused severe flooding in low lying areas causing huge inconvenience to residents and commuters. People had a harrowing time clearing the rain water that entered into their houses. Hamidia Road and many other major city roads were waterlogged compelling motorists to wade through it.

  • Bhopal: MP faces drought like situation but hope persists

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh is facing a drought like situation due to scanty rainfall. But there is hope as monsoon has not withdrawn from the state. Monsoon withdraws from state by September 15. Rainfall occurred in several parts of state on Sunday and Wednesday.

  • Mumbai Rains Updates: IMD calls off the red alert warning

    Mumbai, the maximum city is bracing up for yet another monsoon fury as rains have disrupted the proceedings in the city. Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport has become partially operational after a few runways have become non-operational due to incessant downpour. Due to heavy rains water logging has taken place in several areas and local trains are running late due to showers.

  • Mumbai Rains: Heavy showers hit airport operations, many flights affected

    Mumbai: Flight operations at the Mumbai airport remain affected for the second day today following heavy rains that continue to lash the metropolis. The skidding of a SpiceJet aircraft on the main runway(09/27) last night compounded the problem further as it forced the private airport operator to shift operations to the secondary runway, which can carry out limited operations.

  • Bhopal: Heavy rains likely in Bhopal, Indore divisions in next 24 hrs

    Bhopal: Warning for heavy rains has been issued in Bhopal and Indore divisions in the next 24 hours. Besides them, heavy rainfall is also expected in some isolated places of Hoshangabad division. Earlier, rains continued to lash the state capital providing much needed relief from humidity, which has reached an unbearable level.

  • Mumbai: City faces scorching heat due to easterly winds

    Mumbai: The city of dreams is going through fluctuating weather as temperatures over the past couple of days have risen and Mumbaikars are feeling the heat. The monsoon which is in its last phase may surprise citizens with intermittent showers.

  • Mumbai’s temperature rises, but rain expected soon

    Mumbai: The city of dreams, which is going through fluctuating weather as temperatures over the past couple of days has risen and the Mumbaikars are feeling the heat. The monsoon which is in its last phase may surprise with intermittent showers.

  • Indore: Pot holes pull down Smart City with outbreak of diseases

    Indore: As rains started lashing the city, potholes, open areas and drains have become home breading centre for mosquitoes, which are spreading diseases like dengue and chikungunya. With every other person suffering from such diseases, people started raising questions on Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan.