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Mumbai Rains LIVE Updates: Three people killed due to electrocution; three others injured due to wall collapse in Dadar
  • 17:15 (IST)

    Three people reported killed due to electrocution in Mumbai

    According to SkymetWeather, the three people died due to short circuit as a result of heavy rains. Nine cases of short circuit have been reported so far.

  • 17:08 (IST)

    Waterlogging reported in Andheri East

  • IMD predicts 'heavy to very heavy rain at isolated places' in the next 24 hours

  • 16:50 (IST)

    Three people injured due to wall collapse in Dadar

    According to ANI, three people were injured after a wall collapsed in Meenatai flower market in Dadar. The injured have been admitted to a hospital.

  • 16:12 (IST)

    Shiv Sena chief Udhhav Thackeray's son Aaditya praised the BMC for "working really hard" to help Mubaikars from getting stuck or inconvenienced due to the heavy rains on Friday. 

  • 16:02 (IST)

    Visuals of water-logged streets in several parts of Navi Mumbai 

  • 15:59 (IST)

    Heavy waterlogging at Mogra Nalla area captured by Disaster Management Control Room

  • 15:49 (IST)

    Central Railway trains are running late by 25 to 30 minutes near Kanjurmarg due to water-logging

  • 15:42 (IST)

    Visuals of waterlogged streets at Vashi toll naka

  • 15:30 (IST)

    Water-logging of up to two to two and a half feet at Khar Masjid, SV Road, Khar following which traffic was diverted through Linking Road

  • 15:22 (IST)

    Visuals of waterlogged streets in Hindmata area of Mumbai

  • 15:19 (IST)

    Water-logged railway tracks forced trains to line up at Kanjurmarg railway station (Central Line)

  • 15:06 (IST)

    The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) tweeted out saying that excess water has been pumped out at the Andheri subway

  • 14:58 (IST)

    Vikhroli, Andheri, Kurla, Chembur and Bhandup receive over 100 mm rainfall between 8 am till 1 pm 

    Vikhroli 122 mm
    Andheri 121.14 mm
    Kurla 100 mm
    Chembur 100.84 mm
    Bhandup 104 mm
    Bandra 98.82 mm
    Vile Parle 95.78 mm
    BKC 88.14 mm

  • 14:46 (IST)

    Rains expected to continue between heavy to very-heavy in pockets, says IMD

    As per the India Meteorological Department, rains are expected to continue throughout the day on Friday and will become heavy to very heavy in pockets during this time. Sky will remain cloudy the entire day with no sign of sunshine

    According to the weather forecasting agency, several cities such as Badlapur, Panvel and Shahpur witnessed rains on Thursday. Rainfall was also witnessed in Kurla, Santa Cruz, Colaba, Borivalli and Kandivali areas.

    At present, the minimum and maximum temperatures of the city are hovering at 24 degree Celsius and 31 degree Celsius, respectively, with relative humidity around 88 percent. 

  • 14:37 (IST)

    Kandivali has recorded an average of 71 mm rainfall since morning and 4 mm in the past hour

  • 14:31 (IST)

    Heavy rainfall also expected in North, South Goa

    The IMD has predicted rain and thundershowers in North Goa and South Goa. Moderate to heavy spells of rain is likely to be accompanied with winds reaching up to 20-25 Knots.

    According to the weather forecasting agency, few places over North Goa and South Goa districts are very likely to receive heavy rainfall during the period. In a press release on Wednesday, Meteorological Centre, Goa had issued a weather warning for North and South Goa for heavy to very heavy rainfall till Saturday.

    ANI

  • 14:29 (IST)

    For now, rains have partially stopped in Juhu although, the sky is still overcast.
     

  • 14:23 (IST)

    BMC says Island City receives 43.23 mm and suburbs 142 mm of rainfall
     
    The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said in the last five hours Mumbai has recorded an average rainfall of 43.23 mm in the island city, 64.14 mm in eastern suburbs and 78.21 mm in western suburbs.
     
    The civic body said the flow of road traffic has been reported to be slow, while suburban services of the Central and Western Railways were running behind schedule.
     
    "The city has recorded moderate rainfall in the last few hours. So far, no untoward incident or major water-logging has been reported at the Disaster Management Cell," a senior civic official said.

  • 13:53 (IST)

    Bandra receives maximum rains between 10 am to 11 am: 

    Bandra 30 mm
    Dadar 22 mm
    Wadala 20 mm
    Worli 17 mm
    Vikhroli 17 mm
    Kurla 16 mm

  • 13:46 (IST)

    Andheri records 83 mm rain in last 24 hours; heavy rains expected 

     

    In the last 24 hours, Andheri recorded 83 mm of rain, Andheri East 76 mm, Borivali 54 mm, Powai 68 mm, Santa Cruz 62 mm, Vikhroli 55 mm, Marine Line 83 mm, Mulund West 53 mm and Bandra 41 mm and Ghatla area in Chembur recorded 36.83 mm rainfall since morning.

    More heavy rains are expected for Mumbai as rains continue to pick up pace.

  • 13:36 (IST)

    Water-logging at King's Circle, Dr Ambedkar road

    Commuters are advised to avoid King's Circle, DR Ambedkar road due to water logging and are suggested to use Eastern Free Way for south Mumbai.

  • 13:32 (IST)

    Ghatkopar area has been receiving heavy downpour since Friday morning. Till now, it has recorded 32.26 mm of rainfall.

  • 13:27 (IST)

    Mahim has recorded over 12 mm rainfall in the past hour and an overall of 33 mm since morning. 

  • 13:17 (IST)

    Several regions in Gujarat will witness Monsoon showers for next 48 hours

    Apart from Mumbai, the Southwest Monsoon also made its presence felt in Gujarat. However, no intense rainfall have been observed so far and the state has only recorded scattered to moderate rains till now.

    According to Skymet Weather, it is expected to rain in South and East Gujarat. The rains are expected to intensify by tomorrow. Places like Surat, Valsad, Bhavnagar, Baroda, Gandhinagar, and Ahmedabad will get to see the Monsoon showers for the next 48 hours.

  • 12:55 (IST)

    Waterlogging at Thane Makhmali Talao, Sion and Hindmata Cinema

    Areas of Thane Makhmali Talao, Sion and Hindmata Cinema witnesses water-logging. The traffic was diverted through Vandana Tokies (Thane) flyover in Route 494 and 499. Route number 1,4,5,6,7,8,11 and 21 were diverted though Hindmata bridge. 
     

    Water-logging was reported from Navi Mumbai's Vashi area.

  • 12:47 (IST)

    Santa Cruz records 96 mm rainfall in just three hours

    Private weather agency SkymetWeather said that Santa Cruz region has already received a "whopping" 96 mm rainfall in just three hours. It also predicted that there are high chances of a three digit rainfall in Mumbai today.

  • 12:35 (IST)

    Commuters stranded at various local train stations on Central Railway 

  • 12:33 (IST)

    Mumbai airport functioning, says MIAL spokesperson

    Though the visibility at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport has been recorded at 1500 metres, flight operations were not affected. However, an airport spokesperson told ANI that there was one diversion around 9 am.

  • 12:19 (IST)

    Lightning strike kills 8-year-old boy in Palghar
     
    An eight-year-old boy died after being struck by lightning amid rains in a village near Palghar in Maharashtra, an official said Friday.
     
    "The incident took place Thursday afternoon in village Satkor under Vikramgad taluka of Palghar district," Vivekananda Kadam, chief of the District Disaster Control Room, said.
     
    The boy was playing in the courtyard of his house when the lightning hit him, thereby killing him on the spot. The deceased was identified as Mahendra Badga.
    The local police have registered a case of accidental death.
     
    PTI

  • 12:08 (IST)

    Andheri subway waterlogged, partially shut for traffic

    Andheri subway is waterlogged and services are temporarily suspended for traffic. Commuters are taking hours to travel from Andheri West to the Eastern line. Water-logging on SV Road in Bandra near National College has caused traffic diversion. 

  • 11:33 (IST)

    Western Express Highway sees sluggish traffic as Mumbai receives heavy rainfall

  • 11:31 (IST)

    Waterlogging witnessed in Dharavi and Vasai 

    Though the Friday rains came as the first significant downpour since the arrival of monsoon on 25 June, water logging was witnessed in Dharavi area and Bhoidapada Naka in Vasai (east).

    The latter region was marooned under water for over five days in July, 2018, with residents doing without electricity for over a week, according to The Times of India.

  • 11:30 (IST)

    Juhu, Vile Parle Mulund among regions to recieve heavy rainfall

    Parts of Juhu, Vile Parle, Mulund and also neighboring areas like Thane, Titwala, Vasai and Virar received rains.

    Declaring the onset of monsoon in Mumbai, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) had earlier said, "Southwest monsoon has further advanced into remaining parts of central Arabian Sea, Konkan and Maharashtra, some parts of north Arabian sea and south Gujarat and some more parts of Madhya Pradesh."

  • 11:26 (IST)

    Mumbai receives heavy rainfall on Friday after delayed Monsoons

    After a prolonged dry spell, Mumbai finally received heavy downpour on Friday morning with the weather bureau predicting heavy to very heavy rainfall in isolated pockets of the financial capital.

Mumbai Rains LATEST Updates | Central Railway trains are running late by 25 to 30 minutes near Kanjurmarg due to water-logging. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said in the last five hours Mumbai has recorded an average rainfall of 43.23 mm in the island city, 64.14 mm in eastern suburbs and 78.21 mm in western suburbs.

The civic body said the flow of road traffic has been reported to be slow, while suburban services of the Central and Western Railways were running behind schedule.

Bandra has recorded the maximum rainfall of 30 mm between 10 am to 11 am on Friday. Private weather agency SkymetWeather said that Santa Cruz region has already received a "whopping" 96 mm rainfall in just three hours. It also predicted that there are high chances of a three digit rainfall in Mumbai today.

Though the visibility at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport has been recorded at 1500 metres, flight operations were not affected. However, an airport spokesperson told ANI that there was one diversion around 9 am.

The Andheri subway is waterlogged and services are temporarily suspended for traffic. Commuters are taking hours to travel from Andheri West to the Eastern line. Water-logging on SV Road in Bandra near National College has caused traffic diversion.

Apart from Mumbai, the Southwest Monsoon also made its presence felt in Gujarat. However, no intense rainfall have been observed so far and the state has only recorded scattered to moderate rains till now.

According to Skymet Weather, it is expected to rain in South and East Gujarat. The rains are expected to intensify by tomorrow. Places like Surat, Valsad, Bhavnagar, Baroda, Gandhinagar, and Ahmedabad will get to see the Monsoon showers for the next 48 hours.

After a prolonged dry spell, Mumbai finally received heavy downpour on Friday morning with the weather bureau predicting heavy to very heavy rainfall in isolated pockets of the financial capital.

Parts of Juhu, Vile Parle, Mulund and also neighboring areas like Thane, Titwala, Vasai and Virar received rains, The Times of India reported.

Declaring the onset of monsoon in Mumbai, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) had earlier said, "Southwest monsoon has further advanced into remaining parts of central Arabian Sea, Konkan and Maharashtra, some parts of north Arabian sea and south Gujarat and some more parts of Madhya Pradesh."

 Mumbai Rains LIVE Updates: Three people killed due to electrocution; three others injured due to wall collapse in Dadar

Representational image. AFP

Though the Friday rains came as the first significant downpour since the arrival of monsoon on 25 June, water logging was witnessed in Dharavi area and Bhoidapada Naka in Vasai (east). The latter region was marooned under water for over five days in July, 2018, with residents doing without electricity for over a week, according to The Times of India.

On Thursday, private weather agency SkymetWeather had tweeted a video of rains in Kharghar region of Mumbai.

The city had experienced light showers in areas such as Santa Cruz and Andheri on Wednesday.  As per Met department's prediction, the monsoon would gain strength with a forecast of widespread rainfall in Goa and Konkan including Mumbai for four days till 29 June.

"We are observing the cloud pattern so that we can predict the possible downpour. The forecast for the next four days, till 29 June is of widespread rainfall in Goa and Konkan including Mumbai," the official had said.

The Madhya Maharashtra region would receive some showers while other areas may have some dry days ahead, the official said.

Marathwada and Vidarbha regions shared similar forecast of scattered showers till 29 June which also meant that the farming community as well as drinking water supply schemes in this region would have to wait longer to get sufficient rains to meet their needs.

With inputs from PTI 

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Updated Date: Jun 28, 2019 17:15:49 IST