The Maharashtra government had earlier requested the Indian Railways to allow women to commute by local trains from 11 am to 3 pm, and from 7 pm till the end of the day's services
BMC commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal has asked that all offices and establishments in the city, barring essential services, be shut on Wednesday
Mumbai Rains: Overnight rains lead to traffic snarls, waterlogging; IMD predicts heavy rainfall across Maharashtra
The ten-day long Hindu festival of Ganesh Chaturthi has brought with itself a spell of heavy rainfall in the city of Mumbai and its adjoining areas. The incessant rains since Sunday has led to traffic snarls and waterlogging in several low lying areas.
According to Railway officials, Rai, who was killed by a speeding train in Thane, had coordinated the rescue work at Chamtoli village where the Mumbai-Kolhapur Mahalaxmi Express got stranded last week for several hours due to flooding of rail tracks.
Mumbai Rains Updates: Amit Shah lauds rescue efforts by NDRF, Indian Navy and army after all 700 passengers on Mahalaxmi Express evacuated
Mumbai Rains Updates: After the Mahalaxmi Express rescue operations were concluded on Saturday, Home Minister Amit Shah congratulated the rescue efforts of NDRF, Indian Army and the Indian Navy, who had successfully evacuated all 700 stranded passengers in the train.
Daily Bulletin: Heavy rainfall likely in Mumbai over next 48 hours; Rajya Sabha to discuss electoral reforms; day's top stories
Mumbai to continue having heavy rainfall for the next 48 hours says IMD; Discussion on electoral reforms in Rajya Sabha today; day's top stories
Rain fury paralyses Mumbai: Several areas waterlogged after overnight downpour; wall collapse kills 21
Mumbai was on Tuesday paralysed by incessant rain, which left many parts of the financial capital waterlogged and 21 dead in a wall collapse in the city. Fourteen persons died in rest of Maharashtra in rain-related incidents since Monday.
Mumbai rains updates: Airport's main runway likely to be operational by Thursday; DGCA issues safety circular for airlines
Mumbai rains LIVE updates: The Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has issued an air safety circular for airlines in wake of the monsoon season. Meanwhile, the main runway of the Mumbai airport is likely to remain closed for flight operations till Thursday as it will take more time to remove the SpiceJet plane that was stuck partially on the runway on Monday.
Mumbai rains: 'It's not BMC's fault, blame monsoon,' says Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Malad wall collapse
Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Tuesday claimed that the BMC was prepared for monsoon but tragedies like wall collapse occur due to heavy downpour
Mumbai rains: Navy deploys team to assist in rescue ops; 'at least 1,000 people evacuated from Kranti Nagar in Kurla,' says BMC
Following heavy rains in Maharashtra, the Indian Navy on Tuesday deployed teams to provide assistance in rescue operations. As many as 1,000 people have been shifted to safe places with the help of National Disaster Response Force, fire brigade, Naval teams as well as local volunteers. In wake of the very heavy rainfall forecast by Meteorological department, the state government has declared a public holiday in Mumbai today.
Mumbai rains: Opposition parties blame 'corrupt' ruling Shiv Sena-BJP alliance for wall collapse incidents in Malad, Pune
Opposition parties on Tuesday lashed out at the ruling Shiv Sena and BJP alliance for the loss of lives due to wall collapse incidents in Mumbai and Pune due to heavy rainfall
Mumbai rains: 18 killed, at least 6 injured after compound wall collapsed in Malad East, rescue operations underway
At least 12 people were killed and six others injured after a compound wall collapsed in Malad area, on Tuesday due to heavy rains, NDRF officials said
Mumbai rains: Devendra Fadnavis announces Rs 5 lakh ex gratia for kin of those killed in Malad wall collapse
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday announced compensation of Rs 5 lakh to the families of those who were crushed to death after a wall collapsed in Malad
Fearing heavy showers, Maharashtra declares public holiday in Mumbai on Tuesday; offices, schools to remain shut
Amid heavy downpour causing water logging at various places in the financial capital and surrounding metropolitan area, the state government has declared 2 July as a public holiday.
Daily bulletin: Maharashtra declares public holiday in Mumbai due to heavy rains; BJP parliamentary party to meet; day's top stories
Heavy rains forced authorities in Mumbai to declare a public holiday in the city on Tuesday with incessant rains continuing throughout the night on Monday.
Mumbai rains: 54 flights diverted, 52 flights cancelled as airport’s main runway shut after SpiceJet flight overshot runway
Around 54 flights were diverted to the nearby airports and 52 flights were cancelled as heavy rains continue to lash Mumbai
Mumbai rains LIVE updates: Next high tide expected at 10.44 pm, rainfall highest in decade, says BMC
Mumbai rains LIVE updates: According to the website tide-forecast, the next high tide in Mumbai is expected at 10.44 pm, and the tide is expected to reach a height of 3.76 metres.
Mumbai rains turn Monday morning into crawl for commuters, city receives 540 mm rainfall in less than two days
Mumbai Rains: Extremely heavy rainfall, coupled with massive traffic jams and water logging in several parts of Mumbai, stalled life for commuters on Monday morning. Monsoon gained strength in the city and adjoining areas as Mumbai witnessed rainfall through Sunday night and all through Monday morning.
Leptospirosis prevention: With monsoon season upon us, here's everything you need to know to avoid 'rat fever'
Rat fever-causing bacteria can enter a healthy person through cuts & wounds exposed to contaminated water.