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  • Sudden change in temperature leads to viral ailments in Mumbai

    MUMBAI: For the past few days the city has witnessed a sudden change in temperatures due to which many Mumbaikars are suffering from high fever, cough, sore throat, body aches and stomach ailments. Health experts said that the virus thrives in a fluctuating temperature due to which cases have increased.

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    Mumbai: BMC not even aware of potholes in its own backyard

    Mumbai: The tall claims made by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) have been put to rest by a few spells of rains in the city after fresh potholes were spotted in some parts of the city. The BMC officials claim they are not aware that potholes have been growing right at their backyard.

  • Mumbai Rains: 21 incidents of tree fall as rain lashes city, suburbs

    Mumbai: After a pause, showers again lashed the city causing water-logging in low-lying areas and a building wall to collapse in Jogeshwari. Even more worrisome were the 21 incidents of tree fall on Sunday with 6 each in the city and eastern suburbs and 10 in the western suburbs. However, no casualties or injuries were reported, the disaster management monsoon report states.

  • Mumbai rains: Monsoon to make slow progress, light rain expected this weekend

    Mumbai: As per a Reuters report, which cites a private US-based weather forecaster, monsoon, which hit the southern coast late last month, is expected to make slow progress over the next two weeks and delay the onset of crucial rains over north-western parts of the country.  “Indian monsoon got off to a pretty good start across much of southern India. But we see a change in the situation. We are going to

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    Mumbai Rains: Stuck in local trains? Use these routes to walk and reach your destinations

    As Mumbai monsoon has commenced, the city is back to the phase of tackling the massive downpour. The major impact during this time is on Mumbai’s lifeline-local trains. Going by the spirit of the maximum city, its commuters refuse to stop by any means. Traveling can be one hell of a task during the rains, especially in the city like Mumbai. The preparations of the Railway officials may have not reached a

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    Mumbai Rains: Mumbaikars battle sultry weather

    Mumbai: Mumbaikars are battling high humidity in the wake of monsoon playing truant since Sunday even as Met officials on Monday predicted thundershowers in the island city and suburbs for the next two days. After witnessing heavy rainfall on June 9, the city has remained considerably dry.

  • When it Rains in Mumbai! These pictures capture the Mumbai Monsoon in all its glory

    Mumbai rains are back in action as the weather is decked up with clouds overpowering Mr. Sun. Even though Mumbai rains may be one hell of a hectic time for commuters, let’s not forget that every cloud has a silver lining. Monsoon is more than just puddles and umbrellas. It is a celebratory weather that cherishes simple things such as a hot cuppa of chai, a scrumptious vada pav or sizzling corn

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    Mumbai Rains: IMD removes heavy rainfall warning

    Mumbai: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday said that Mumbai is likely to receive “few spells” of rainfall in the next few days.  “Mumbai is likely to receive only a few spells of rainfall and there is no increase in rainfall expected in the next few days. Monsoon current has slightly weakened and we have also removed heavy rainfall warning,” said, India Meteorological Department officer, Ajay Kumar.

  • Mumbai Monsoon: City witnesses severe water-logging due to downpour

    Mumbai: Mumbaikars witnessed severe water-logging on the streets after the city received heavy rainfall on Saturday.
    In this regard, trains on Central Railways suburban are running with a delay of 10-12 minutes, though there is no cancellation at present.

  • Mumbai Rains Latest Updates: Wall collpases on railway track in Kalyan; trains running late on central line

    The ‘Maximum City’ finally had a sigh of relief from the heat, as monsoon finally reaches Mumbai. Since morning it has been raining in Mumbai today. Yesterday, the IMD predicted increased rainfall activity, including extremely heavy rains in isolated places, between June 9 and June 12 along the north coastal belt of Maharashtra which includes Mumbai.