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Mumbai rains: Intermittent spells of intense shower in city, says IMD

Schedules of flights arriving at and departing from Mumbai Airport hampered as visibility dropped to 300 metres on Wednesday morning.

By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 19:58
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MUMBAI: Normal life was thrown out of gear as heavy rains continued to lash Maharashtra's capital city Mumbai on Wednesday morning. Waterlogging and traffic snarls were reported from several parts of the city and suburbs. Local trains were running 15- 20 minutes behind schedule. The city will witness a high tide at 4.24 pm.

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Here are the highlights from Mumbai rain:

 

24 July 2019, 18:15 PM

Intermittent spells of intense shower with gusty winds will occur over Mumbai and Mumbai Suburban during next 2-3 hours: IMD

24 July 2019, 18:00 PM

24 July 2019, 16:10 PM

Following heavy rainfall, the streets in Bhiwandi city of Thane district have been waterlogged.

24 July 2019, 12:24 PM

Mumbai Regional Meteorological Centre issues a 48-hour warning in the city and suburbs. 

24 July 2019, 11:55 AM

Suburban train services are running on all four corridors of Central Railway. However, there is delay of 10 to 15 minutes on main line between Kurla and Sion due to water logging  .

24 July 2019, 11:27 AM

Schedules of flights arriving at and departing from Mumbai Airport hampered as visibility dropped to 300 metres on Wednesday morning.

24 July 2019, 10:36 AM

Office-goers and students hit due to crawling traffic. Suburban trains running late by 15-25 minutes on the Western Railway and Central Railway. Traffic diversions observed in Parel, Dadar, Wadala, Kurla, Sion, Tilak Nagar, Andheri, Santacruz, Khar, Goregaon, Malad and other flooded pockets.

24 July 2019, 10:31 AM

According to the BMC Disaster Control, Mumbai recorded 171.0 mm rain and suburbs notched 58.2 mm rain since midnight till 7 am on Wednesday.

 

24 July 2019, 10:11 AM

Route diversion restored from Alankar Talkies to Bhendi Bazaar. The traffic was earlier being diverted via Don Taki to JJ Hospital.

24 July 2019, 10:10 AM

Roads waterlogging reported in King's Circle area of Mumbai:

24 July 2019, 10:08 AM

"Suburban train services are running on all four corridors of Central Railway. However, there's a delay of 10 to 15 minutes on main line between Kurla and Sion, due to water logging in low lying areas of this section,"said Central Railway Public Relations Officer told ANI

24 July 2019, 09:53 AM

Heavy shower spell expected in parts of Asangaon, Badlapur, Kalyan, Santa Cruz, Thane, Bhiwandi, Vasai, Tarapur and Dahanu during in the next one-two hours. 

24 July 2019, 09:25 AM

Last three-hour precipitation map on Google Earth shows heavy water logging in and around Mumbai.

 

24 July 2019, 09:11 AM

Diversion restored on Goregaon Siddharth Hospital Traffic. The traffic was earlier diverted via Gajanan Maharaj Chowk.

24 July 2019, 09:09 AM

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has issued traffic advisory, check out the diverted routes here.

These diverted routes are:

1. Alankar Talkies to Bhendi Bazaar traffic diverted via Don Taki to JJ Hospital.
2. SV Road National College traffic diverted via Link Road. 
3. Gandhi Market traffic diverted via Bridge and Bhau Daji Lad Marg. 
4. Sion Road No.24 traffic diverted via Road No. 3 
5. Goregaon Siddharth Hospital Traffic Diverted via Gajanan Maharaj Chowk. 

24 July 2019, 08:42 AM

24 July 2019, 08:41 AM

Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation issues traffic advisory. 

24 July 2019, 08:39 AM

School, colleges and offices will remain open. No government announcement on closing yet.

24 July 2019, 08:36 AM

Most trains are running normal. However, trains on Central and Western Line were running late.

24 July 2019, 08:24 AM

In the last 3 hours, Colaba and have recorded 5 mm of rainfall. Heavy waterlogging reported from Chembur, Govandi and Mankhurd.

24 July 2019, 08:11 AM

 

24 July 2019, 08:10 AM

Eight persons injured after three cars collided with each other in Andheri, due to low visibility following heavy rainfall in the city,

24 July 2019, 08:02 AM

24 July 2019, 07:50 AM

Railway tracks submerge at Sion railway station 

24 July 2019, 07:47 AM

Rains have caused water logging in Dadar, Kurla, Palghar and Thane.

24 July 2019, 07:42 AM

Severe waterlogging reported from Hindmata area and Sion:

 

24 July 2019, 07:38 AM

Traffic snarls was reported from several parts of the city due to water logging. Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has issued an alert across the state. The Disaster Helpline Number is 1916.

24 July 2019, 07:38 AM

“Rough to very rough sea conditions are likely to prevail over the Southwest and Westcentral Arabian Sea during the next five days. Rough to very rough sea conditions are likely to prevail over South-West and adjoining Central Arabian sea during next five days," IMD said in a previous advisory.

 

24 July 2019, 07:37 AM

The city will witness a high tide at 4.24 pm on Wednesday, with waves reaching 3.75-metre high. 

24 July 2019, 07:37 AM

In the next 24 hours, the Mumbai is experience “intermittent rain/shower with heavy falls in city and suburbs,” said the Regional Meterological Centre, Mumbai. The heavy rains, which began on Tuesday night, will continue for the next 48 hours.