Mumbai Monsoon

It's that time of the year when it's evident not much brain has been expended on Mumbai drains, writes Anil Singh

It's that time of the year when it's evident not much brain has been expended on Mumbai drains, writes Anil Singh

Every year, the BMC claims it is ready to tackle 350 to 450mm of rain in a day but the existing drains are not ready even for 50mm, while...Read More

Monsoon red alert in Mumbai: IMD warns of extremely heavy showers on Sunday

Monsoon red alert in Mumbai: IMD warns of extremely heavy showers on Sunday

The warning is issued for Mumbai, Thane, Raigad and Ratnagiri districts

Monsoon to set in over Mumbai today

Monsoon to set in over Mumbai today

Rains lashed the city on Tuesday morning but the IMD Mumbai termed these rainfall activities as pre-monsoon showers

BMC chief Chahal, Mumbai Mayor hold meetings to review monsoon readiness

BMC chief Chahal, Mumbai Mayor hold meetings to review monsoon readiness

The BMC has claimed that this year it has cleared and carried out 104 percent of silt from big nullahs (drains) as against their annual t...Read More

Mumbai: Railways to deploy boats, drones this monsoon to rescue passengers, monitor water logging on tracks

Mumbai: Railways to deploy boats, drones this monsoon to rescue passengers, monitor water logging on tracks

The CR is procuring five mechanised boats that shall be placed at railway stations to cater the stretches prone to waterlogging each year

BMC clears Rs 64 cr proposal for cleaning small drains before rains

BMC clears Rs 64 cr proposal for cleaning small drains before rains

The civic body has sped up its work of desilting the drainage and so far more than 30 percent of desilting has been completed

Mumbai: No respite from flooding this monsoon too

Mumbai: No respite from flooding this monsoon too

The work on Mahul pumping station gets delayed further due to non-availability of land for the project

Mumbai: Repair of BG Kher Marg only after post-monsoon inspection

Mumbai: Repair of BG Kher Marg only after post-monsoon inspection

BG Kher Marg was damaged last August after a landslide during incessant rains

Withdrawal of monsoon delayed by 8-10 days in Maharashtra

Withdrawal of monsoon delayed by 8-10 days in Maharashtra

It was the second wettest monsoon in history in the city

Has Mumbai's Brimstowad project gone down the drain?

Has Mumbai's Brimstowad project gone down the drain?

The project was launched in 2005 to prevent floods under which the civic body planned to augment drainage, construct new drains and widen...Read More

Heavy rains throw Mumbai’s road traffic out of gear

Heavy rains throw Mumbai’s road traffic out of gear

Waterlogging was reported at several spots across the city – Western Express Highway, Eastern Freeway, SV Road, Byculla railway station a...Read More

Weather Update: IMD predicts heavy rains in Mumbai, Thane; issues yellow alert

Weather Update: IMD predicts heavy rains in Mumbai, Thane; issues yellow alert

Weathermen issue orange alert for Palghar on Saturday

Mumbai: Woman who lost her home amid heavy rain, stood for 7-hours to warn about Matunga manhole

Mumbai: Woman who lost her home amid heavy rain, stood for 7-hours to warn about Matunga manhole

Kanta Maruti Kalan aimed to avoid similar tragedies that renowned gastroenterologist Dr Deepak Amarapurkar’s life on August 29, 2017

South west monsoon to hit coastal Maha again from Monday

South west monsoon to hit coastal Maha again from Monday

The Colaba observatory in south Mumbai had recorded 330 mm rainfall in the 24-hour period ending at 5.30 am on Thursday

Fact Check: Bandra-Worli sea link consumed by high tide amid Aug 5 Mumbai rains? Here's the truth

Fact Check: Bandra-Worli sea link consumed by high tide amid Aug 5 Mumbai rains? Here's the truth

In some areas, water rushed into ground-floor homes, shops or offices in south Mumbai as incessant rains continued all day.

Fort building collapse: Toll mounts to 10; Repairs that never happened since 2013

Fort building collapse: Toll mounts to 10; Repairs that never happened since 2013

The death toll in the partial collapse of the 80-year-old Bhanushali building in Fort rose to 10 on Friday. Felled by the deadly combinat...Read More

IMD predicts thunderstorms  in Mumbai and Thane in next 48 hours

IMD predicts thunderstorms in Mumbai and Thane in next 48 hours

We expect monsoon currents to strengthen as another low-pressure system is expected to develop over the Bay of Bengal by June 19. Meanwhi...Read More

Mumbaikars, brace yourselves; monsoons most likely to hit city by June 11

Mumbaikars, brace yourselves; monsoons most likely to hit city by June 11

IMD said it was observed in the past that rainfall activity increases on the west coast when a low-pressure area develops over the Bay of...Read More

Sealed for 3 months; now Worli Koliwada residents fear flooding

Sealed for 3 months; now Worli Koliwada residents fear flooding

Activists fear massive flooding problem in low lying areas

Monsoon preparedness: BMC, WR, CR hold meeting

Monsoon preparedness: BMC, WR, CR hold meeting

Civic chief Iqbal Singh Chahal chaired the meeting, and senior administrative officials of both WR and CR board joined the meeting.

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