Mumbai rains today Live: IMD predicts heavy rainfall in city, BMC asks residents to stay indoors (2023)

Mumbai Weather Forecast, Heavy Rains Live Update: The IMD has predicted heavy rainfall in Mumbai and its adjoining areas on Sunday.

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Mumbai rains today Live: IMD predicts heavy rainfall in city, BMC asks residents to stay indoors (1)

Rains in Mumbai Today, Mumbai Weather Forecast Live: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rainfall in Mumbai and its adjoining areas on Sunday. Mumbai is witnessing another spell of rains, the third time this monsoon, bringing the city to a standstill situation with disruption in road and rail traffic and flights. The weather department has said that heavy rains will lash Mumbai and Thane for the next 24 hours. For Palghar, the Met office has issued a forecast of heavy rain at isolated places on Sunday and Monday. The Santacruz observatory said that it recorded 46.8 mm of rain between 8.30 am to 5.30 pm on Saturday. The Colaba observatory recorded 49.6 mm rain at the same time. The IMD’s Thane-Belapur observatory recorded 31.2 mm of rainfall and Dahanu 50.4 mm. In view of the IMD’s forecast of heavy rains, the BMC has advised people to keep away from the Arabian Sea, beaches and creeks. The residents have been asked to stay indoors and keep a strict watch on developments. The last week’s rains flooded the Mithi River, forcing rescue agencies to shift around 1,400 people to safety in Kurla’s Krantinagar and Bail Bazar areas where water seeped into their homes. Another 2,300 people stranded at various locations were put in temporary shelters in different parts of the city in view of the bad weather. The last week’s downpour also claimed five lives including two BMC officials.

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22:02 (IST)08 Sep 2019

765 people evacuated from Kolhapur

Almost 765 people from around 347 families were rescued and evacuated from villages of Shirol & Karvir towns.

19:51 (IST)08 Sep 2019

Mumbai Police asks people to be careful while traveling

Due to incessant rains in the city, Mumbai Police department has requested people to be careful while traveling on roads and avoid any mishaps. Vehicular traffic has taken a hit in the city.

19:25 (IST)08 Sep 2019

Mumbai Rains: Colaba records 70mm rainfall in 24 hours

Colaba recorded 70mm rainfall in the last 24 hours and it could increase if it continues to rain in coming days as well.

17:48 (IST)08 Sep 2019

Heavy Rains in Thane

It is raining heavily in Thane with lightning and thunderstorms.

17:00 (IST)08 Sep 2019

Mumbai Police gives out a list of water logged areas in the city

Rains in Mumbai have created a lot of problems for its citizens because of which many areas of the city are waterlogged.

Dear Mumbaikars,

Please be advised about Water Logging at following areas –

1. Sakkar Panchayat Marg, R.A.K Marg near Wadala Station.
2. Hindmata Jn.
3. Postal Colony, Chembur
4. Maharshtra Nagar, Mankhurd
5. Shivaji Chowk

1/3

— Mumbai Police (@MumbaiPolice) September 8, 2019

16:31 (IST)08 Sep 2019

IMD predicts heavy rainfall in Mumbai on Monday

With rains lashing the state, the IMD department has issued a warning for citizens across the city as heavy rainfall is expected on Monday as well.

15:28 (IST)08 Sep 2019

Mumbai rains: 119mm rain in Santacruz in last 24 hours

Santacruz and Colaba have recorded 119mm rain in the last 24 hours in Mumbai according to reports.

14:24 (IST)08 Sep 2019

Mumbai rains: Low-lying areas face flood-like situation again

Many low-lying areas Sion, Wadala, Dadar, Parel, Kings Circle, Matunga, Chunabhatti and in suburbs Andheri, Jogeshwari, Santacruz, Malad, Borivali, Mulund, Bhandup, Kanjurmarg, Vikhroli, Kurla and surroundings are facing flood-like situation again. Last week, these areas recorded one or three feet and more water. In many areas water entered people’s homes on the ground floor.

13:14 (IST)08 Sep 2019

Mumbai rains updates

Last week, several roads on the exteriors like Mumbai-Goa Highway, Mumbai-Pune Expressway, Ghodbunder Road, Mumbai-Ahmedabad Highway, Mumbai-Navi Mumbai Road, and others experienced huge traffic snarls as the snowballing effect of the conditions in Mumbai.

12:36 (IST)08 Sep 2019

Mumbai Rains severely hit Ganesh festival

Rains severely hit the ongoing Ganeshotsav festivities in the four districts – Mumbai, Thane, Palghar and Raigad – and flood waters seeped inside the various marquees and pandals compelling the BrihanMumbai Sarvajanik Ganeshotsav Samanvay Samiti President Naresh Dahibavkar to issue a precautionary appeal.

11:49 (IST)08 Sep 2019

Heavy rains lash Bhopal

Meanwhile, Bhopal is witnessing heavy rains since early morning, affecting the normal life and the movement of traffic. Several roads have been inundated due to downpour.

Madhya Pradesh: Heavy rain lashes Bhopal. pic.twitter.com/aF2yb2VvCI

— ANI (@ANI) September 8, 2019

11:36 (IST)08 Sep 2019

When Mumbai rains halt Jaguar ride- Video

Last week, a video had gone viral showing a Jaguar stranded in a flooded underpass at Airoli in Navi Mumbai, but an Indian-made SUV Bolero zips past despite the flooding and gets to the other side of the road without any incident. After watching the video, netizens started comparing the two vehicles and even Mahindra Chairman Anand Mahindra reacted, but said he won’t brag about it.

10:48 (IST)08 Sep 2019

Rains cripple life in Mumbai – third time this monsoon

Last week, for the third time this monsoon, rains brought Mumbai to a standstill with total disruption in road and rail traffic and flights. Earlier, Mumbai had been brought to its knees on July 2/3 and August 3/4 when heavy rains clobbered the city, claiming nearly three dozen lives in varous rain-related incidents.

09:52 (IST)08 Sep 2019

What causing rains in Mumbai?

KS Hosalikar, IMD Deputy Director-general (Western Region), said that the presence of offshore trough on west coast from Gujarat to Kerala and low pressure system over Orissa with associated circulation has led to strengthening of rainfall over west coast, including Mumbai. Many stations in western suburbs have reported heavy rainfall. Rain and some intense spell will continue, he said.

09:26 (IST)08 Sep 2019

114% rainfall in Mumbai this monsoon

The average rainfall for Mumbai and suburbs stood at 102.73 mm and 114.79 mm, respectively, with the season’s total averaging to 2,358 mm (nearly 114%) of the annual rainfall.

08:42 (IST)08 Sep 2019

Mumbai rains: Five killed in rain-related incidents

Last week, five people were killed in different rain-related incidents as Mumbai received heavy rains. The city was paralysed for the third time this monsoon.

08:31 (IST)08 Sep 2019

Mumbai rains updates

According to the data received from the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation, Belapur received 73.50 mm of rainfall between 8.30 am and 7.30 pm on Saturday, followed by Nerul (80 mm), Vashi (78 mm) and Airoli (65.50 mm).

08:18 (IST)08 Sep 2019

Mumbai rains live update: Maximum rainfall recorded in western suburbs

Eastern suburbs and the island city recorded moderate rainfall on Saturday. Maximum rainfall was recorded in the western suburbs between 8 am and 6 pm on Sunday. Dindoshi received 139 mm of rain, followed by Kandivali (124 mm), Goregaon (108.7 mm), Borivali (107.93 mm), and Malad (106 mm).

08:01 (IST)08 Sep 2019

Mumbai rains live

On Saturday, the IMD’s Santacruz observatory recorded 46.8 mm of rain between 8.30 am to 5.30 pm while the figure for the Colaba unit was 49.6 mm. The Thane-Belapur observatory recorded 31.2 mm of rainfall and Dahanu 50.4 mm.

07:43 (IST)08 Sep 2019

Heavy rains in Mumbai likely today

Mumbai and its adjoining areas are likely to receive showers on Sunday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted. It said that Thane will also receive rainfall in the next 24 hours. Palghar, it has issued a forecast of heavy rain at isolated places on Sunday and Monday.

Mumbai rains today Live: IMD predicts heavy rainfall in city, BMC asks residents to stay indoors (2)

Last week, at least five persons were killed in different rain-related incidents in Mumbai as it received heavy rains, thus paralysing the city for the third time this monsoon. According to the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Disaster Control dats, the city recorded 127.9 mm (season’s total – 2,263.2 mm), the eastern suburbs got 173.4 mm (3,006.3 mm) and the western suburbs notched 186.0 mm (2,765.1 mm) alone on Wednesday. The average for the city and suburbs stood at 102.73 mm and 114.79 mm, respectively. The monsoon’s total average stood at 2,358 mm (nearly 114% of the annual rainfall).

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