Heavy rainfall again brought Mumbai on its knees as the city received a record-breaking volume of rainfall in the past 24 hours. The weather office has warned of more rain in Mumbai, Palghar, Thane and Raigad in the 24 hours. Several subways and roads have been shut due to water logging and flooding. More rain is predicted between July 3 and 5 with close to 200 mm or more rain expected per day, according to the IMD.
Mumbai recieved 550 mm of rainfall over a period of two days, the average of entire month of June has been exceeded in just last 48 hours. According to the IMD's classification, 15.6mm to 64.4mm of rainfall falls under 'moderate', 64.5mm to 115.5mm is 'heavy', 115.6mm to 204.4mm is 'very heavy' and more than 204.5mm is 'extreme'. The state government has declared a public holiday and advised people not to avoid stepping of their houses.
Here are some Live Updates of Mumbai Rains:
Central Railway PRO: Arranged extra trains from Dombivli, Thane to clear extra rush. We are also running special trains apart from Sunday schedule.
High tide of about 4.69 meter expected at around 12:35 pm & low tide of about 1.58 meter expected at 06:34 pm today in Mumbai.
Suburban services of Mumbai Division will run as per Sunday timetable on 3.7.2019: Central Railway
Current status of long distance trains leaving Mumbai on 3.7.2019: Central Railway
Maharashtra: Bodies of 2 persons have been recovered by civil administration after Tiware dam in Ratnagiri was breached. About 22-24 people are missing. 12 houses near the dam have been washed away. Civil administration, police and volunteers are present at the spot.
UPDATE: 22 persons have lost their lives after a wall collapsed on hutments in Pimpripada area of Malad East due to heavy rainfall, yesterday
Mumbai: Fire brigade team rescued a 54-year-old woman suffering from Asthama, from the waterlogged Air India Colony.