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  • Mumbai Rains

    Mumbai Rains: Relief for Mumbaikars as heavy showers stay away despite forecast

    Mumbai, after receiving heavy rainfall on Tuesday and Wednesday, finally got some respite from rains on Thursday. But the worst is not over yet. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) which had earlier forecast thundershowers on Sunday, are now expecting the same on Tuesday and Wednesday next week (September 26 and 27).

  • Main runway at Mumbai airport now fully operational

    Mumbai: The main runway 09/27 was made operational at Mumbai airport on late Wednesday night after the airport operator removed the SpiceJet aircraft which had skidded after landing amid heavy rains.

  • Mumbai: BMC seeks NOC from railways to build box drain at Andheri subway

    Mumbai: It has always been the case that whenever there is heavy rainfall the first area that gets affected are the subways of Mumbai city. Even after the installation of dewatering pumps by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) the Andheri subway continues to get flooded.

  • Respite for Mumbai after two days of rains

    Mumbai: After two days of incessant rains which threw normal life out of gear in the megalopolis and its satellite townships, the city woke up to relatively clear skies this morning.

  • Mumbai: Angry passengers stage rail roko at Chembur station over train delays, see pics

    Mumbai: On Thursday, the passengers of Harbour line got down on the tracks at Chembur station to protest delay in local train services. Reportedly, due to this protest, the up and down routes of the Harbour line had to been completely stopped. Currently, Railway Police Force is trying to remove the angry passengers from the railway tracks. However, due to this rail road protest, the entire schedule of the harbour line has collapsed.

  • Mumbai Rains: Sigh of relief for Mumbaikars, as rains stop

    Mumbai: After witnessing heavy rainfall the situation in Mumbai, improved on Wednesday evening. The incessant pouring stopped today evening and the water-logging in many areas has been cleared.

  • Mumbai Rains: City receives heavy rainfall, fears from August 29 dog denizens

    Mumbai: As predicted by the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) Mumbai received heavy rainfall in the city and neighbouring parts on Tuesday and Wednesday. The city recorded up to 200 millimeters of rainfall in the western part of the city. In the past 24 hours areas like Andheri, Borivali, Dahisar witnessed rainfall of 300mm, which is considered as extremely heavy.

  • Mumbai rains: 108 Flights cancelled; Fliers grounded; 4 Washed away; 7 Swimmers missing

    Mumbai: This is becoming an annual ritual: the monsoon spills over late into September and more often than not catches the city unawares. If this was the season’s parting shot, then, for the record, on Wednesday, Mumbai recorded the highest average rainfall for 24 hours at a stretch in September in a decade.

  • Flights normalised, now Mumbai airport clear

    Mumbai: Aircraft movements at the main runway of the Mumbai airport was restored last night after the airport operator removed the SpiceJet aircraft which had skidded after landing amid heavy rains on Tuesday.

  • Rain batters Mumbai, 108 flights cancelled

    Mumbai: Torrential rain battered Mumbai and its suburbs for the second day today, causing massive disruption in flight operations, delaying suburban train services and forcing a large number of people to stay indoors, officials said.

  • 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: ‘Judwaa 2’ stars Varun Dhawan and Jacqueline Fernandez get stranded in the flight! Watch video

    Mumbai: The Mumbai rains have been making the entire city to a standstill since Tuesday. Mumbaikars have been finding their way out to reach the safe place. But do you know, not only Mumbaikars but also popular Bollywood celebs have also faced problems in this heavy rainfall! But it seems like, this rain has given many problems to Judwaa 2 star Varun Dhawan and Jacqueline Fernandez.

  • Mumbai Rains: Amitabh Bachchan thinks ‘Gods Are Angry’ on us

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Rains have again put a break on the hustle and bustle life of the city of dreams. Heavy rainfall has so far created many problems for the Mumbaikars. However, it seems like superstar Amitabh Bachchan knew the reason behind this heavy rainfall.

  • Mumbai: Airport’s main runway to remain shut till 2 pm due to heavy rains

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Airport extended closure of all flight operations on the main runway till 2 pm as work on towing out a stranded private airlines aircraft continued amidst ongoing heavy rains, low visibility, and strong winds, officials said here on Wednesday.

  • Mumbai Rains: No ‘dabbawala’ service in city today

    Mumbai: The ‘dabbawalas’ of Mumbai today cancelled their delivery of over two lakh tiffins to office-goers in the city in view of the disruption of suburban rail services after heavy rains. The tiffin delivery men use suburban trains to ensure the lunch boxes reach their destination on time. “The over 5,000 ‘dabbawalas’, who deliver around two lakh’dabbas’ (tiffins) a day won’t be able to do so today due to disruption of train

  • Maharashtra: 26 rescued as five boats capsized near Ratnagiri

    Due the heavy rainfall that started yesterday, five fishing boats which entered Arabian sea near Ratnagiri capsized. The rescue operation was conducted by the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) on Tuesday.