Senior RPF inspector Sandeep Khiratkat rescues passengers trapped in a local train near Masjid Station due to waterlogging
2 local trains stuck between Masjid and Byculla station due to waterlogging on tracks
2 local trains are stuck between Masjid & Byculla station due to water on tracks. 150 passengers from 1st local going from CST to Karjat rescued by Railway staff. About 100-120 still inside. Another local coming from Karjat to CST stuck 60 mtrs away from Masjid station: NDRF
CM Uddhav Thackeray has asked BMC to stay on high alert as heavy rains continue in Mumbai for the 2nd consecutive day. Since IMD predicts heavy rains will continue till tomorrow, CM has appealed to citizens to stay home & venture out only if essential, informed CMO.
Thackeray also reviewed the situation with district collectors of Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, Palghar, Kolhapur, Thane and Raigad districts as they have been experiencing heavy rainfall.
BMC opens temporary shelters between CST and Kurla amid heavy rains
In wake of the heavy downpour, temporary shelters have been opened at municipal schools between CST and Kurla. Residents in vulnerable areas are being duly shifted: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC)
Forecast of intense to very intense spell of rainfall in Mumbai and Suburbs with strong wind for at least 3-4 hrs. Rainfall upto 5cm is expected.
Police Commissioner urges people to stay at home; asks to dial 100 in case of emergency
As heavy rains ravages several parts of the city, Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh urged people to refrain from venturing out of the house. Singh said, "Mumbaikars, hope you all are safe and indoors. I request all of you to avoid venturing out and take all necessary precautions in wake of the heavy downpour. In case of any emergency please #Dial100 or tweet to us at @MumbaiPolice."
Three cranes collapsed at JNPT due to heavy rains
Three cranes collapsed at JNPT due to heavy rainfall & strong winds today at 4pm. No casualty has been reported. Port operations going on smoothly, says Sanjay Sethi.
Aaditya Thackeray requests Mumbaikars to remain indoors as rain ravages parts of city
Requesting all to remain indoors. Mumbai is lashed with high velocity winds and extremely heavy rain as we all can witness. I request all, especially journalists trying to cover this to remain safe. Stay put wherever you are
Due to technical failure at Churchgate station all local train's are running late by 15 to 20 minutes between Churchgate and Grant Road stations. Inconvenience caused to passengers is deeply regretted.
Due to heavy rain and waterlogging, the train services on harbour line between CSMT- Vashi and on Main line between CSMT- Kurla have been suspended.
Ghat areas of Maharashtra to receive extremely heavy rainfall next 24 hrs
Colaba weather bureau said, "Very intense development seen over west coast with monsoon vigarous on North Konkan; Mumbai, Thane, Raigad & Palghar. Ghat areas of Maharashtra also to recv Extremely heavy RF next 24 hrs. Mumbai already recorded RF 100 mm in last 6 hrs.
Possibilities of floods in city & Suburbs."
Konkan is likely to receive heavy rainfall in the next 24 hours, predicts IMD
Konkan is likely to receive heavy rainfall in the next 24 hours, predicts IMD, Mumbai. Parts of South Madhya Maharashtra and adjoining Marathwada region are also likely to get very heavy downpour, along with intense spells.
Normal life disrupted in Mumbai as heavy rainfall triggers water logging
Normal life disrupted in Mumbai as heavy rainfall triggers water logging at various places in the city.
Intense rain likely in city today, predicts IMD
Intense rain is likely in Mumbai today. The city received heavy rainfall at isolated places in the last 12 hours. More impact was on western suburbs with rainfall more than 150 mm, predicts IMD, Mumbai.
IMD forecasts `extremely heavy' rainfall in Mumbai, Pune
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a red alert for the Mumbai Metropolitan Region, Pune, Nashik and some other parts of Maharashtra for Wednesday. The red alert was issued for the second consecutive day. Rains have been lashing Mumbai and adjoining districts since Tuesday night.