Mumbai rains LIVE: 4 killed, traffic hit for fourth day

A person was electrocuted and three were killed after being struck by lightning as rain pounded Mumbai

 Pedestrians wade through a waterlogged street during monsoon rain, in Mumbai (PTI)
Pedestrians wade through a waterlogged street during monsoon rain, in Mumbai (PTI)

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1 Jul 2019, 6:51 PM

4 killed, traffic hit for fourth day

A person was electrocuted and three were killed after being struck by lightning as rain pounded Mumbai and many parts of Maharashtra for the fourth consecutive day, disrupting normal life and hitting air, road and rail traffic, officials said on Monday.

A 30-year-old man, Mohammed Ayub Kazi, was electrocuted inside his home in Shivajinagar, Govandi suburb in north-east Mumbai. He was rushed to the Rajawadi Hospital where he was declared dead.

Three others, including a woman, were killed and two injured after being struck by ligtning as they took shelter from heavy rain in a shed in Solapur on Monday afternoon.

"The five victims were waiting for the rains to subside in a shed near the Mandrup village when suddenly lighting struck them. The three killed are Parvati M. Kore, 55, Chatursingh J. Rajpu, 41 and Sanket D. Chormule, 17. The other two have been rushed to the district hospital," Mandrup police official Baburao Rathod

1 Jul 2019, 6:16 PM

Intermittent moderate to heavy rain and showers with gusty winds will continue over Mumbai, Mumbai Suburban, Palghar and Thane during night and early morning

1 Jul 2019, 5:35 PM

Heavy rain and water logging at Marol and Chakala

1 Jul 2019, 5:06 PM

Mumbai crawls after heavy rains; kids swim in puddles on roads

Mumbai residents woke up to heavy rains on Monday, with the downpour resulting in water logging in several areas of the city and leading to traffic congestion on roads and delays in train movement.

The Meteorological Department warned of "extremely heavy" rainfall in adjoining areas of Thane and Palghar on July 2, 4 and 5. A few places in Mumbai could get heavy to very heavy rainfall on Monday and Tuesday, it added.

Though there was a respite from the heavy showers in the afternoon, trains were running late on all the lines. In a few areas like Chembur, water entered houses, prompting citizens to blame the BMC.

1 Jul 2019, 5:03 PM

It is raining heavily in Oshiwara

1 Jul 2019, 5:02 PM

Heavy rains in parts of Kandivali

1 Jul 2019, 5:02 PM

More trains have been cancelled for the time being

Passengers may kindly take note: Due to heavy rain, T/N 22961 Surat-Hapa Intercity Express of 01.07.2019 will run ex Vadodara to Ahmedabad and will remain partially cancelled between Ahmedabad-Hapa.

Subsequently T/N 22962 Hapa-Surat Intercity Express of 02.07.2019 will remain cancelled between Hapa-Ahmedabad for want of rake. Inconvenience caused is regretted.

1 Jul 2019, 4:35 PM

Water logging and traffic jam in Navi Mumbai following heavy rains in the city

1 Jul 2019, 3:22 PM

Further cancellation/short termination of following trains due to waterlogging in Mumbai

Passengers may please note further cancellation/short termination /change in starting (originating) Station as repercussion due to waterlogging at Palghar in morning hours of 1/7/19.

1 Jul 2019, 3:09 PM

Skymet predicts heavy rain today, waterlogging affects train service, causes traffic jams

1 Jul 2019, 3:04 PM

Following AC Locals are cancelled today in Mumbai

1 Jul 2019, 3:01 PM

Heavy rain in parts of Mumbai

1 Jul 2019, 2:00 PM

Man-made waterfall at the entrance of Mira Road station after rebuilding of roof

1 Jul 2019, 1:52 PM

Skymet expects moderate to heavy rainfall to prevail over Mumbai, suburban Mumbai, Thane and Palghar between 12 pm and 4 pm

1 Jul 2019, 1:47 PM

Heavy rains have begun in Bhayandar reports Skymet

1 Jul 2019, 1:46 PM

High tide in Versova

1 Jul 2019, 1:43 PM

Waterlogging at Kurla Railway Station after rainfall in Mumbai

1 Jul 2019, 1:38 PM

Goods train derailed between Jambrung and Thakurbari in Lonavala because of Mumbai rains

1 Jul 2019, 1:27 PM

Watch people move around Mumbai following the heavy rainfall

1 Jul 2019, 1:08 PM

Images of water logging in Mumbai after heavy rainfall

1 Jul 2019, 1:05 PM

Passengers may kindly note further rescheduling/ short termination and changes in train schedules due to heavy water logging on tracks

Passengers may kindly note further rescheduling/ short termination and change in departing/originating station of trains due to heavy water logging on tracks at Palghar in morning hours.

1 Jul 2019, 1:03 PM

What to do during floods; precautions to take

1 Jul 2019, 1:01 PM

Heavy traffic congestion due to waterlogging following heavy rains in Mumbai

1 Jul 2019, 1:00 PM

Video of water logging at Matunga in Mumbai as reported by the Indian Express Mumbai

1 Jul 2019, 12:56 PM

Heavy rains in Mumbai; train, road traffic hit hard

Heavy rains during the night and on Monday morning in Mumbai and its outskirts inundated low-lying areas, delayed trains and slowed down vehicular movement on roads.

Several local train services, considered the lifeline of Mumbai, were cancelled or short-terminated as a temporary bamboo structure erected for civil work fell on an overhead wire near the Marine Lines station on the Western line, an official said.

The weather station in Santacruz recorded 91 mm of rainfall in 24 hours ending at 8.30 am on Monday, an India Meteorological Department (IMD) official said, predicting more showers in the city and in the parched Marathwada and Vidarbha regions of Maharashtra.

The vehicular movement from suburbs towards south Mumbai and the Bandra-Kurla Complex, where several corporate houses and private companies are located, was slow due to the incessant showers.

1 Jul 2019, 12:41 PM

Situation in Mumbai being closely monitored due to heavy rainfall and high tides by Western Railways

With a view to closely monitor the situation in Borivali-Mira Road- Virar section due to Mumbai rains and high tides, regular inspection is being done by Shri V K Tripathi, AGM WR. Sr Officers are keeping close watch on improving the situation.

1 Jul 2019, 12:38 PM

Western Railway employ's 484 RPF Personnel to ensure safety

Western Railway, on Monday 1 July, delegated 484 Railway Protection Force (RPF) to ensure safety and avoid panic during the massive crowds gathered at railway stations due to the heavy rainfall.

In a statement, the Western Railway PRO said, "for better crowd management and ensuring smooth flow of passengers, especially on FOBs and staircases, Senior RPF officials along with RPF staff has been deployed at 29 Suburban Stations of WR.”

It said that 484 RPF staff, including 128 female personnel, are manning the stations and Foot Over Bridges and are directing the crowd for safe and smooth movement. PCSC along with DIG-RPF and Sr DSC and other RPF officers is at station monitoring the situation.

1 Jul 2019, 12:36 PM

Due to waterlogging at Palghar following trains are Short-Terminated, cancelled

1 Jul 2019, 12:34 PM

Waterlogged streets in King Circle area after heavy rainfall in Mumbai

1 Jul 2019, 12:33 PM

30 year old electrocuted during Mumbai rain

A 30-year-old man died of electrocution in Govandi, Mumbai last night.

1 Jul 2019, 12:32 PM

BEST buses diverted due to waterlogging

BEST buses have been diverted due to waterlogging at Sion road no 24, Hindmata Cinema, King Circle, Pratiksha Nagar, Sangam Nagar in Wadala, RCF colony in Chembur, Anushakti Nagar and S V Road in Bandra reported the Indian Express.

1 Jul 2019, 12:25 PM

High tides at Marine Drive

1 Jul 2019, 12:33 PM

Intense rainfall in Mumbai likely to continue in next 2 hours: IMD

Intense spells of rainfall likely to continue in Mumbai, Thane, Raigad and Palghar during the next two hours, the India Meteorological Department has predicted.

1 Jul 2019, 12:25 PM

Waterlogged streets in Bhiwandi area of Thane after heavy rains lashed the region

1 Jul 2019, 12:22 PM

Watch as children wade through waterlogged streets to reach school after heavy rain in Mumbai

Children wade through the water to get to school as streets in many parts of Mumbai have been flooded due to the heavy rainfall.

1 Jul 2019, 12:20 PM

Western Railway suspends local trains between Churchgate and Marine Lines

The Western Railway has suspended trains between Churchgate and Marine Line stations.

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