Maharashtra, Tivre Dam incident: NDRF team recovers one more body in Ratnagiri; 20 bodies recovered so far, 3 people missing
Train movement towards Mumbai-Pune line on Central Railway route affected after a boulder fell on the down line between Thakurwadi-Monkey Hill at 1515 hours. Down line and Middle line.
Maharashtra: Vehicles and pedestrians wade through flooded streets in Navi Mumbai following heavy rainfall in the area.
Indigo Airlines has requested to all passengers to check for delays in flights due to heavy rains in Mumbai.
In a special bulletin, the IMD has placed Mumbai and North Konkan on a ‘Red Alert’ for extremely heavy to very heavy rains over the next 24 hours.
In yet another rain-related incident, a huge wall collapsed and one person was injured at the Paper Box Industrial Estate in MIDC in Andheri East area of Mumbai at around earlier today.
Operations resumed as normal since 09:31 am at the Mumbai airport. Rains have led to delays of 30-45 mins for flights. There have been 5 go-arounds and 3 diversions.
Streets in Mumbai flooded due to heavy rainfall, visuals from Dahisar area. IMD has predicted that heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to occur at a few places with extremely falls at isolated places in Raigad & Palghar dist & at a few places in Mumbai & Thane dist, today.
Intense spells of rainfall at isolated places likely to occur in Mumbai city and suburbs during the next two hours, IMD Mumbai predicts.
Some parts of Mumbai, suburbs receiving heavy rain. Commuters faced problems as road, rail traffic was affected due to water logging.
Heavy to very heavy rainfall likely to occur at a few places with extremely falls at isolated places in the districts of Raigad & Palghar, and at a few places in the district of Mumbai and Thane, today.
Sanitation workers empty garbage bins into flooded road outside building next to Kanjurmarg station at Mahavir Trinkets reports The Time of India Mumbai.
Few spells of moderate rain with one or two heavy spells will continue over Mumbai, Mumbai Suburban, Palghar, Raigad and Thane during next 1-2 hours.
Traffic was affected following water logging in several part of city due to heavy rainfall, causing inconvenience to citizen on the first working day of the week.
On Monday morning, water logging at Sion Road No. 24 and Gandhi Market in Matunga forced diversion of BEST buses, in Juhu, Amboli, Pant Nagar in Ghatkopar. Part of Powai, part of LBS at Kurla and Ghatkopar were also flooded due to which traffic was moving with slow pace.
According to the commuters, there was low visibility on both highways--Western Express Highway and Eastern Express Highway--which also added traffic snarls.
Operations at the Mumbai airport were suspended briefly on Monday morning due to heavy rains, which also forced the aerodrome operator to divert some flights to the nearby airports. Several flights were delayed, however, no flights were cancelled.
Runway operation were suspended at 9.12 am and later resumed at 9.31 am.
Water logging and traffic jam reported in parts of the city following heavy rainfall
Water logging reported in many parts of Mumbai.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall in Konkan, Goa and north Madhya Maharashtra regions, including Mumbai, this week. Met officials attributed the heavy downpour to the cyclonic circulation persisting over south Gujarat and Maharashtra.
As heavy rains disrupted public transport in Mumbai yet again Monday, the BMC assured Mumbaikars that the intensity of the rain is on the decline and they will try to pump out logged water as soon as possible.
Search operation at Tiware Dam in Ratnagiri, by NDRF, enters sixth day. So far 19 bodies have been recovered, 4 are still missing.
MIAL PRO: Due to heavy rains, the visibility is changing every minute. Since 9:15 am, the visibility at the airport is fluctuating. There is a delay due to weather. No cancellation as of now but 3 diversions took place till now.
Mumbai Airport (MIAL) Spokesperson: Due to heavy rains, there are no movements at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, Mumbai.
Flight operations were severely hit due to heavy rain and poor visibility at the Mumbai airport on Monday.
A Mumbai International Airport Ltd. spokesperson said that on account of fluctuating visibility issues, there were no flight movements.
Although there were no cancellations, at least three flights were diverted to other airports. Large parts of the city and suburbs, besides Palghar, Thane and Raigad, were lashed with heavy rain since early Monday morning.
While road traffic was affected with snarls at various locations, suburban trains were working normally.