Mumbai Rains Live updates: Mumbai to receive heavy to very heavy rainfall

Mumbai Rains Live updates: Mumbai to receive heavy to very heavy rainfall:  Heavy rains of monsoon have hit Mumbai yesterday and more rains have been predicted for today as well. Like every year, normal lives were immensely affected as familiar monsoon problems of waterlogging, delayed trains, traffic jams and choked drains had left the city struggling with them.

  • IMD officials said Konkan region was likely to be one of the wettest regions in the country during the next 24 hours
  • Highways adjoining cities like Mumbai, Dahanu, Alibaug and Ratnagiri have been put on a heavy rain alert
  • Mumbai police tweeted to caution citizens against venturing into water-logged areas or places near the sea

Mumbai rains LIVE Updates


Strong winds reaching speed of 40-50 kmph likely over southwest and westcentral Arabian Sea: IMD

IMD in its latest weather update for July 25, has forecast strong winds reaching speed of 40-50 kmph are likely to prevail over southwest and the westcentral Arabian Sea. Rough to very rough sea conditions are very likely to prevail along and off South Tamilnadu Coast. Fishermen are advised not to venture into these areas.


Mumbai rains: Cloud build up in city

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Mumbai rains: 174 mm of rains in 6 hours, more showers today

Mumbai Rains had remained on the lower side for quite some with rains remaining in single digits. Rainfall activity did pick up pace yesterday with parts of the city witnessing rains between late night and early morning hours. While Santa Cruz Observatory in Mumbai recorded 84 mm of rainfall in a span of 12 hours, it was the Colaba observatory which saw 174 mm of rainfall, which happens to be the heaviest spell this season for the region. In fact, these rains were observed in just about six hours. However, between July 26 and 28, rains will see an increase and some heavy showers are expected to be observed in Mumbai and the suburbs. However, those showers are not likely to be as heavy as today. Moderate spells of rains with some intense showers in between may be seen, reported SkyMet weather.


Light spell of rains in Mumbai city and suburbs: IMD


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NDMA tweets information on ‘How to purify water’

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Skymet Weather: Cloud build-up over Mumbai

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Radar image indicates widespread, intense rainfall activity in Mumbai, suburbs and surrounding areas. Suburban, Thane, Navi Mumbai Palghar areas: Dy Director General of Meteorology, India Met Department.


Heavy rains to continue in Mumbai


10:12 (IST), JUL 01

Intense spells of rainfall likely to continue in Mumbai, Thane, Raigad and Palghar during the next two hours: IMD, Mumbai

10:11 (IST), JUL 01

Following trains have been cancelled due to heavy rains in Palghar {361 mm} during Sunday night

12935 – Bandra Terminus – Surat, 69139 – Borivali – Surat, 61002/61001 – Vasai Road – Boisar, Bandra Terminus – Jaipur, 09070 – Valsad – Vapi, 09069 – Vapi – Surat, 69174 – Dahanu Road – Borivali, 93002 – Dahanu Road – Borivali, 12922 – Surat – Mumbai Central terminated at Navsari, 19004 – Bhusaval – Bandra Terminus is terminated at Boisar, 59038 – Surat – Virar is terminated at Bilimoria, 59024 – Valsad – Mumbai Central terminated at Udvada, 19023 Mumbai Central – Firozpur Janata Express, 19015 Mumbai Central – Porbandar, 12471 Bandra T- Shri Vaishno Devi Katra

09:46 (IST), JUL 01

Restoration work at Marine Lines is in full swing after bamboos of ongoing construction work fell on OHE due to strong winds. Trains on both the fast lines are working between Churchgate and Mumbai Central: Western Railway

09:37 (IST), JUL 01

Help desk numbers for passenger enquiry due to waterlogging at Palghar station.

09:22 (IST), JUL 01

Western Railway updates

09:20 (IST), JUL 01

111mm rainfall recorded by IMD on Thane Belapur Industrial belt in the last 24 hours

09:13 (IST), JUL 01

Train movement has been started at Palghar in Mumbai, Here are the consolidated details of cancellation/short termination.

08:56 (IST), JUL 01

Rainfall recorded between 7am and 8am: Parel- 43mm, Worli -3 5mm, Wadala – 32mm, Haji Ali- 26mm, Lower Parel – 25mm, Chembur – 37mm, Kurla- 20mm, Bandra – 53mm

08:53 (IST), JUL 01



Due to heavy winds, the material viz bamboos of ongoing construction work fell on Over Head Equipment at Marine Lines due to which trains have been stopped between Churchgate-Marine Lines. Restoration work in full swing, traffic expected to start in 30 minutes

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08:52 (IST), JUL 01



In view of cancellation of some trains in Mumbai-Valsad section due to waterlogging in Palghar following heavy rains, 22946 Saurashtra Mail will halt at all stations between Valsad -Mumbai where 59024 Valsad-Mumbai Central Fast Passenger stops

Western Railway 

08:48 (IST), JUL 01

Mumbai: Children wade through water to go to school as streets in Dadar East have been flooded due to heavy rainfall.

08:42 (IST), JUL 01

Latest Met forecast on rains

08:31 (IST), JUL 01

Railway tracks submerged between Sion and Matunga railway stations following heavy rainfall.

08:22 (IST), JUL 01

Due to waterlogging at PLG following trains are rescheduled

08:17 (IST), JUL 01

Traffic diversion updates

08:12 (IST), JUL 01

Suburban services between Virar and Churchgate have not been affected.

08:11 (IST), JUL 01

In view of water logging on tracks at Palghar in Mumbai Division from 4.30am, trains have been regulated. Senior officers of Western Railway are manning the situation and a close watch is being kept on the situation.

08:08 (IST), JUL 01

Suburban train services between Virar and Churchgate not affected. 100mm rainfall in Palghar in one hour between 4am and 5am.

08:08 (IST), JUL 01

Intense spell of rainfall in Mumbai and around North Konkan for last one hour. IMD says this is owing to circulation over Gujarat and adjoining Saurashtra.

08:08 (IST), JUL 01

Shatabdi Express, Valsad Passenger, Flying Ranee some of the long-distance trains delayed.

4:47 (IST)29 JUN 2019


Mumbai rains LIVE: Four intercity trains cancelled

In view of incessant rains in Mumbai and adjoining areas, the Central Railway has decided to cancel four intercity trains. One express train has also been diverted due to IMD forecast of very heavy rains for next 2 days, news agency ANI reported.

14:39 (IST)29 JUN 2019


Pune wall collapse: Maha CM Fadnavis orders inquiry into incident

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has ordered an in-depth inquiry into the incident of wall collapse in Pune, in which 15 people were killed. “Extremely saddened to know about loss of lives in the Kondhwa, Pune wall collapse incident. My deepest condolences to the families and praying for speedy recovery of the injured. Directed Pune Collector to conduct an in-depth enquiry,” he wrote on Twitter.

Extremely saddened to know about loss of lives in the Kondhwa, Pune wall collapse incident.
My deepest condolences to the families and prying for speedy recovery of the injured.
Directed Pune Collector to conduct an in-depth enquiry.

14:33 (IST)29 JUN 2019


Here is the India Meteorological Department’s forecast for the day
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Weather Forecasting & Warning based on 0830 IST dated 29.06.2019

Mumbai records first spell of three digit rainfall

Mumbai’s Santacruz witnessed a heavy rainfall (140 mm) in just 9 hours. Till now, Santacruz saw 235 mm of rains, which is the second highest 24-hour rainfall in June that the city saw in the last 10 years, Skymet said. This is also the first spell of three-digit rainfall in Mumbai this monsoon season.

Two die of electrocution in Thane

At least two persons died of electrocution in Thane district of Maharashtra late Friday night. The incessant rains in the city triggered both the incidents.


BMC issues warning for rain spells

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has issued a warning for rain spells for the day. Civic officials said that Mumbai has received 127 mm rainfall in the last 24 hours, resulting into 39 incidents of short circuit, 104 incidents of uprooting of trees or falling of tree branches in various parts of the city.

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Santacruz records nearly 37 mm rainfall in last three hours

According to IMD, Santacruz has received heavy rainfall of 36.6 mm rainfall in the last three hours while rainfall of 34.4 mm was recorded at Colaba from 8.30 am to 11.30 am on Saturday.


Trains cancelled on Mumbai-Pune route

The Central Railway (CR) had said in a press release that a number of express and passenger trains, especially between Mumbai and Pune, stand cancelled. Mumbai-Pune Pragati Express, Mumbai-Pune Sinhagad Express, Bhusaval-Mumbai Passenger, Pune-Panvel Passenger have been cancelled on Saturday and Sunday while Bhusaval-Pune Express has been diverted through Daund-Manmad.

Heavy rain alert in Mumbai, Thane, west coast: IMD

India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that very active monsoon conditions have been prevailing over the west coast with deep westerlies. Mumbai, its adjoining areas and areas around west coast will receive a heavy, it said.

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India Meteorological Department, Mumbai: Very active monsoon conditions over west coast, with deep westerlies. Heavy rainfall expected in #Mumbai, #Thane & around west coast.


Rain in Mumbai: Minimum temperature to hover around 24 degree Celsius

On Saturday, the minimum and maximum temperatures will hover around 24 degree Celsius and 31 degree Celsius, respectively. Mumbai was lashed by the first spell of heavy rains of this monsoon season. According to IMD, its most delayed arrival of the monsoon in Mumbai in 45 years.

At least three persons were killed and five injured in rain-related incidents on Friday. In the first five hours of the Mumbai rains on Friday, the weather station 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. Road traffic flow was reportedly slow and local trains services ran behind schedule.

Suburban train services, considered Mumbai’s lifeline, were running late by 10 to 15 minutes, an officer said. No major waterlogging was reported on Day 1 of the Mumbai rains, a senior BMC official said. A few buses of civic transport undertaking BEST were diverted from their regular routes.

Since the IMD has predicted “extremely heavy rainfall” in the financial capital for the next 24 hours, Mumbai, more disruption in road and rail traffic is expected on Saturday.

At least eight people were killed and five injured in rain-related incidents in Maharashtra where several parts were lashed by heavy rains on Friday.

Three persons were killed and five injured in rain-related incidents. A BMC official informed that at least three people died of electric shocks in Goregaon (East). Two others suffered electrocution from some live wires in the area. Three persons were injured when a portion of a wall collapsed in Dadar (East).

Waterlogging was reported from areas like Dadar, Wadala, Worli, Kurla, Chembur, Bandra, Andheri, Kandivali, Vikhroli, Kanjurmarg and Bhandup, among others. Responding to the reports of waterlogging, the BMC said pumping out water will take time because of high tide in the Arabian Sea.

The BMC appealed to Mumbaikars to avoid driving in the waterlogged areas.

Mumbai gets 84% of July rain average in 8 days

From July 1 to 8.30pm on July 8, Mumbai recorded 708.1mm rain, against the monthly average of 840.7mm, which means the city has received 84% of its July average rainfall within eight days. A large quantum of this rain was received between July 1 and 2, when 375.2mm rain was recorded over 24 hours, highest in 14 years and second highest in 45 years. The city has, so far, received 58% of its seasonal rain. “Visibility between 8am and 9am was less than 500m on Monday, which is not suitable for flight operations,” said Sunil Kamble, scientist, India Meteorological Department (IMD).

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) department of Pune predicted extremely heavy rainfall over Konkan and Mumbai in the next 24 hours. Pune weather department head Mr. Anupam Kashypi informed that even after July 2, very heavy rainfall warning won’t be withdrawn from Maharashtra.

At least 15 people died on Saturday after a 60-ft-wall wall collapsed near talab masjid in Pune’s Kondhwa area. The wall collapsed on to the adjacent tin huts in the area.

Two to three people are still believed to be trapped and rescue operations are underway. The number of people who have been injured in the incident is yet to be confirmed.

Out of the deceased, there were nine men, a woman, and four children, according to the fire department officials. The deceased are yet to be identified.

District Collector Pune Naval Kishore Ram, said, “The wall collapsed due to heavy rainfall. Negligence of the construction company is coming to light with this incident. Death of 15 people is not a small matter. Mostly, they were labourers from Bihar and Bengal. The government will provide help to the affected.”

A 46-year-old man died due to electrocution in Rabodi area of Thane, Maharashtra. The incident took place when he tried to remove an electric cable that was stuck under a fallen tree in the area. The deceased has been identified as Nagesh Nirange

A wall collapsed in Chembur on auto-rickshaws around 2 am today. The debris is being removed. No casualties have been reported.

Mumbaikars woke up to rain showers on Saturday, which continue to lash the city just like Friday. More heavy rains are expected today.

Rest of the country

While Monsoon rains continue to ditch the national capital area, heavy rains killed three children in Uttar Pradesh.

The children were killed and their father injured in Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar district on Monday morning after the roof of their house collapsed during rains, police said.

Rains also occurred in parts of Rajasthan, with Mangliawas in Ajmer recording a maximum of 8 cm rainfall, according to the Meteorological (MeT) department.

Bhinay in Ajmer recorded 7 cm rain, Nimbahera in Chittorgarh received 5 cm rainfall and several other areas recorded below 5 cm rainfall between Sunday and Monday morning.

“Very active monsoon conditions over the west coast, with deep westerlies. Heavy rainfall expected in Mumbai, Thane and around the west coast,” says India Meteorological Department, Mumbai.

The minimum temperature in Mumbai is expected to be around 24 degrees Celsius while the maximum will hover around 29.

According to the BMC, the city received 127 mm rainfall, western suburbs received 170 mm rainfall and eastern suburbs received 197 mm rainfall in the last 24 hours. According to the IMD, heavy rainfall is expected throughout the day.