Rains lash Mumbai, transport affected: As it happened on June 25, 2018

Two poeple have been killed and five injured after a tree fell on them on Sunday night.

By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: Monday, June 25, 2018 - 16:49

Mumbai and its surrounding areas have received very heavy rainfall overnight, and this has led to waterlogging in some parts of the megapolis on Monday morning. By some estimates, the city received almost 200 mm of rain. However, forecasters say Monday could see the city get more, heavier rain.

The roads are jammed, trains are struggling to keep time, and the arrivals or departures of at least 35 flights have been delayed.

Two people were killed and five injured after a tree fell on them near Metro Cinema on Sunday night.

Track live updates of the rain situation in Mumbai: 

 

25 June 2018, 12:20 PM

25 June 2018, 12:19 PM

Schadenfreude
(meaning) Pleasure derived by someone from another person's misfortune.

(Look at the white SUV on the left)

 

25 June 2018, 12:16 PM

Mumbai loves its trains.

 

 

25 June 2018, 12:15 PM

The Disaster Management Unit of Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai is worried about people believing rumours about flooded roads:

 

 

Here are some traffic diversions that have been cleared.

 

 

25 June 2018, 12:08 PM

It takes all sorts to make a world.

 

 

25 June 2018, 12:06 PM

Tweets from Mumbai residents suggests Powai Lake has overflowed its banks. The water from the lake are reportedly inundating roads all around the area.

 

 

25 June 2018, 11:25 AM

Wadala ground cave-in:
No reports of casualties or injuries have emerged yet. All persons trapped in the building have now been rescued.

Read full report here
 

(Picture: Twitter/@ANI)

25 June 2018, 11:17 AM

Lit of delayed flights grows to 68.

35 departures now delayed.

33 arrivals delayed.

And, these are only for flight scheduled to arrive or depart till noon.

25 June 2018, 11:11 AM

Not a bad idea, considering the way things are going. If you can do it for traffic, you can do it for waterlogging:

 

 

25 June 2018, 10:47 AM

Update:

 

 

25 June 2018, 10:43 AM

Erm... newsalert. Mumbai is flooded.

 

 

25 June 2018, 10:42 AM

More waterlogging, more roads shut.

 

 

25 June 2018, 10:38 AM

The Congress Party's Mumbai unit has weighed in on the situation in the city:

 

 

25 June 2018, 10:35 AM

25 June 2018, 10:35 AM

Despite everything, the trains are still running.

 

 

25 June 2018, 10:26 AM

Update from the site of ground cave-in at Wadala East:

The ground caved in on Antop Hill outside Lloyds Estate. Here is a tweet from someone who seems to be in the buiding outside which it happened. Cars buried in the cave'in.

 

 

25 June 2018, 10:24 AM

List of dos and don'ts from NDMA to saty safe during the rains in Mumbai:

 

 

25 June 2018, 10:23 AM

From National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA):

 

 

25 June 2018, 10:21 AM

Maybe slightly early for that, Aswain.

 

 

25 June 2018, 10:19 AM

Ok.

 

 

25 June 2018, 10:18 AM

25 June 2018, 10:14 AM

Ground caves in near residential complex in Wadala East.

Images awaited.

25 June 2018, 10:05 AM

Railways tweeted this video clip. It is oddly reassuring, especially because it is Mumbai.

 

 

25 June 2018, 10:00 AM

Waterlogging is increasing in some pockets of Mumbai.

Here are some fo the points where road diversion points have been set up:

-    Morarji nagar powai via JVLR 
-    Filterpada powai via JVLR 
-    Siddharth hospital goregaon 4)Milan subway
-    Chembur Fatak via diamond garden route no:360,357
-    Sion Road No 24 via main road
-    Pratiksha Nagar via Jai Shankar yadlik marg. 
-    National College Bandra via Khar Signal Link Road. 
-    Maheshwari Udyaan via Bhaudaji Road King Circle

25 June 2018, 09:49 AM

Flight delays are here.

Departures of 26 flights delayed. And that's only for flights scheduled to depart by noon.

Arrival of 9 flights delayed. Again, that's only for those scheduled to land by noon.

We can expect this to get worse.

If you are set to fly, please check flight status before leaving home.

25 June 2018, 09:43 AM

High tide expected at 10:43 am. Waves expected to be 4 meters / 14 feet high.
Caution advised.

25 June 2018, 09:41 AM

Waterlogging now being reported from the Mumbai - Pune Expressway:

 

 

25 June 2018, 09:40 AM

Advisory for those taking flights:

If your flight is still scheduled to take off, make sure you leave well in advance. There is a massive traffic jam near the domestic airport.

25 June 2018, 09:31 AM

25 June 2018, 09:31 AM

25 June 2018, 09:04 AM

Please be careful out there. Stay at home if you can help it:

 

 

25 June 2018, 09:01 AM

As the areas surrounding Mumbai receive more rain, incoming and outgoing trains are being affected.

 

 

25 June 2018, 09:00 AM

Regions to the north of Mumbai are getting worse:

 

 

25 June 2018, 08:59 AM

Till 5:30 am, Colaba recorded 90 mm rainfall.
A whopping 195 mm of rain fell on Santa Cruz.

"Heavy to very heavy rain to continue," says Indian Meteorological Department.

25 June 2018, 08:57 AM

It's bad in Chembur:

 

 

25 June 2018, 08:56 AM

Rain is not to blame for everything in Mumbai today:

Truck gets stuck under low Mumbai bridge, causes traffic snarl

25 June 2018, 08:51 AM

Warning: Massive traffic buildup on Western Express Highway headed south.

Seriously, the jam is 13 km long, according to Google Maps, from Borivali East almost all the way to Santa Cruz.

25 June 2018, 08:36 AM

We found a sliver lining. Trains are largely runing on time, Railways has said.

 

 

25 June 2018, 08:34 AM

There are some who will always find a way to rub Mumbaikars off:

 

 

25 June 2018, 08:26 AM

Someone in Mumbai realised that not everything is wet today:

 

 

25 June 2018, 08:24 AM

There have been no reports of real flooding. But Skymet has predicted more, heavier rains.

 

 

Clearly, this user is preparing for the worst:

 

 

25 June 2018, 08:22 AM

Recommendation for Goregaon East:

 

 

25 June 2018, 08:21 AM

Late local trains are making some mad:

 

 

25 June 2018, 08:18 AM

Mumbai Police has been posting updates on traffic hold-ups:

 

 

25 June 2018, 07:48 AM

Waterlogging was witnessed:

 

25 June 2018, 07:45 AM

Some Mumbai residents found other things to be mad about:

 

 

25 June 2018, 07:40 AM

The rains got some to take prayer seriously:

 

 

25 June 2018, 07:39 AM

This is what a local weather enthusiast tweeted:

 

 

25 June 2018, 07:35 AM

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