Overnight showers lead to waterlogging in Mumbai
With continuous rainfall all through the night people in several parts of Mumbai on Tuesday woke up to severe waterlogging. The weather department has sounded a red alert for today and tomorrow for extremely heavy rain in Mumbai.
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has issued an alert to all concerned departments and also to citizens.
According to BMC, Mumbai city received 140.5 mm rain from 8 am on August 3 to 3 am on August 4. The Eastern and Western Suburbs recorded 84.77 mm and 79.27 mm of rainfall respectively.
BMC issued suitable warnings and advisories to all coastal security agencies, disaster management department and Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST).
The city corporation has also put on alert fire brigade, pumping stations and operating staff at temporarily installed 299 pumping machines.
Officers have also been put on alert in case evacuation is required when the water level of the Mithi river increases due to rains.
Education officers have been told to keep the BMC schools prepared if any emergency situation arises and people need shelter.
The IMD said that extremely heavy rain will occur at isolated places in Mumbai, Thane and Raigad districts of Maharashtra on August 4 and August 5.
Ratnagiri district is also expected to receive extremely heavy rain on August 4, while Paldhar district is expected to receive extremely heavy rain on August 5.
Western line completely stopped & harbour line stopped between Kurla & Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT)Extremely heavy rainfall expected in the city & suburbs today with high tide at 12.47 PM
Western line completely stopped, harbour line stopped between Kurla & CSMT, Central Line running with slow speed
Offices and establishments, except emergency services, to remain closed; 4.45-metre high tide expected at 12:47 PM
Due to high tide resulting in water logging at Vadala and Parel suburban services are suspended on main line & harbour line: Central Railway
Rainfall Between 06.00 am to 6.00 pm (03/08/2020)
Rain / Total Rain
03.00mm / 755.00mm
Modak sagar Dam
Rain / Total Rain
05.00mm / 805.00mm
Rain / Total Rain
11.00mm / 1042.00mm
Suburban services suspended on main line and harbour line
Due to high tide resulting in water logging at Vadala and Parel, suburban services are suspended on main line and harbour line. However, shuttle services are running between Vashi and Panvel & Thane and Kalyan-beyond. No suburban trains are held up in between stations. Dn mail/express trains are being rescheduled: Shivaji Sutar (CPRO-CR)
These routes are closed for vehicular movement: Hindmata Flyover, Andheri Subway, Malad Subway, Milan Subway, King Circle, Shindewadi & Dadar TT
Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation Rainfall:
Rainfall (03/08/2020, 8:30 am to 04/08/2020, 8.30 am)
Belapur - 109.00 mm
Nerul - 135.30 mm
Vashi - 177.90 mm
Koparkhairne- 136.60 mm
Airoli - 138.10 mm
Average - 139.38 mm
Total rainfall - 1560.98 mm
Today’s Tide Table:
High tide 1247 hrs – 4.45mtr,
Low tide 1855 hrs – 1.46mtr,
High tide 0047 hrs (05.08.2020) – 3.98 mtr,
Low tide 0634 hrs (05.08.2020) – 0.65 mtr.
Rainfall info recd frm IMD- (24 hrs):
Colaba- 252.2mm, Santacruz- 268.6mm
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