Water logging at several places cleared after heavy rains lash Mumbai

The financial capital of India woke up to heavy rain on Tuesday (August 4) in several parts of the city leading to waterlogging. The weather department has issued a red alert for today and tomorrow for extremely heavy rain in Mumbai.

By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: Tuesday, August 4, 2020 - 22:38

The financial capital of India woke up to heavy rain on Tuesday (August 4) in several parts of the city leading to waterlogging. The weather department has issued a red alert for today and tomorrow for extremely heavy rain in Mumbai.

High tide is also expected at 12:47 pm today. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has issued an alert to all concerned departments and also to citizens to not go near any beach or low lying areas. Tides waves of around 4.51 meters have been predicted due to the heavy rains.

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.

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.

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4 August 2020, 22:38 PM

BMC: Waterloggings at Kings Circle and Chembur have been cleared. 

4 August 2020, 19:12 PM

Aaditya Thackeray: Took stock of the situation at Gandhi Market, Matunga and King’s Circle with BMC Commissioner I S Chahal ji. Perhaps for the first time after July 2005, Mumbai has experienced such heavy rains in a 12 hour span.

4 August 2020, 17:31 PM

BMC: The debris from the landslide at Malad, Western Express Highway has been cleared. Traffic from both sides is running smoothly from the northbound carriageway. Ward machinery has been deployed on site.


4 August 2020, 17:30 PM

BMC: Fire Department received a message from Vakola, where 2 houses next to a nallah had collapsed 1 woman & 3 girls from one of the houses fell in the open nallah, out of which 1 girl has been rescued & shifted to VN Desai Hospital. A search operation is in progress.


4 August 2020, 17:29 PM

Maharashtra Minister Aaditya Thackeray and BMC Commissioner Iqbal Chahal visit areas in Mumbai which are affected due to rain. (Pictures from King's Circle and Hindmata areas)


4 August 2020, 13:59 PM

Thunderstorm accompanied with lightning, intense spells of rain, and gusty winds reaching 40-50 KMPH likely to occur at isolated places in the districts of Thane, Mumbai Raigad and Palghar during the next 3 hours: Weather department. 

4 August 2020, 13:57 PM

Water level at all places have started receding. 1st Down slow train from Churchgate started at 12.05 hrs and UP slow train started from Andheri at 11.40 hrs. Fast lines will also shortly resume after inspection of points.

4 August 2020, 12:59 PM

230 mm rainfall occurred within 10 hrs. It's a flood-like situation. Mithi river had swelled up in the morning because of heavy rains, crossing the danger mark. As of now, it is flowing below danger level. The evacuation of people has also been stopped right now, says BMC Commissioner. (ANI input)

4 August 2020, 12:49 PM

Bombay HC suspends all hearings, holiday declared in government offices due to heavy rainfall in Mumbai. (Read here)

4 August 2020, 11:45 AM

Incessant rain causes waterlogging at Santacruz East near Maratha Colony on Western Express Highway.

4 August 2020, 10:16 AM

Heavy rainfall in South Raigad area near Thane. Savitri River and Kundalika river flowing at danger level. Waterlogging was seen in many areas of Raipur.

4 August 2020, 09:25 AM

Shuttle services are running between Vashi and Panvel and Thane and Kalyan-beyond. No suburban trains are held up in between stations. Dn mail/express trains are being rescheduled. Information will be updated from time to time further.

4 August 2020, 09:23 AM

Western Railways: Due to high tide and heavy rains resulting in water logging at Dadar and Prabhadevi, spl suburban services are being run between Virar-Andheri-Bandra & suspended between Bandra - Churchgate.

4 August 2020, 09:20 AM

Due to high tide resulting in water logging at Vadala and Parel suburban services are suspended on main line & harbour line. No suburban trains are held up in between stations. Down mail/express trains are being rescheduled: Central Railway

4 August 2020, 08:54 AM

One person died in Thane after being struck by electric shock. Incident of Ovala area of ​​Thane.

4 August 2020, 08:52 AM

A part of the hill on Western Express Highway near TOI Press in Kandavli collapsed due to heavy rainfall leading to  heavy traffic from Kandivali to Mira Road Area.

4 August 2020, 07:34 AM

Mumbai now on RED ALERT, with possibilities of extremely heavy falls at isolated places. Thunder being heard for last 2 hrs & satellite, radar points to intense spells: K S Hosalikar, Director General of India Met Department

4 August 2020, 07:30 AM

Rainfall leads to waterlogging at Hindmata, Dadar TT, Sakkar Panchayat, SIES College, Goel Deul, Bhendi Bazar Junction, JJ Junction, Thakurdwar Naka, Shanmukhananda Hall, Shaikh Mistri Dargah Road, Postal Colony: BMC

4 August 2020, 07:29 AM

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.