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Mumbai monsoon


Mumbai: Leptospirosis cases up in September: 1 dead, 54 infected

October 02, 2020 11:53 am

The Matunga boy, health department officials said, had developed chills and fever on August 31 and was hospitalised two days later. By then he developed breathlessness, cough, and low urine output.

With 3,679.8 mm rain, Mumbai records its 2nd wettest monsoon ever

September 25, 2020 1:37 pm

On Thursday, the Santacruz observatory recorded 0.5 mm rain. Intermittent heavy rain was witnessed through out Wednesday, with Santacruz observatory recording ‘heavy’ 108.7 mm rain in 24 hours ending at 8.30 am Thursday, while Colaba recorded ‘moderate’ rain at 50.4 mm.

Mumbai: Havoc as over 300 mm rain in many areas

September 24, 2020 11:52 am

Island City areas like Mohammed Ali Road, Gol Deol, Grant Road, Navjeevan Society, Mumbai Central, Byculla, Worli Seaface, Chinchpokli, Parel, Hindmata, Dadar TT, Kings Circle and Sion witnessed flooding for over 10 hours. Several houses in low-lying areas remained submerged for hours.

Heavy rain, thunderstorm, gusty winds likely in Mumbai today, says IMD

September 21, 2020 2:08 pm

In the last 24 hours till 8.30 am on Sunday, IMD’s Santacruz observatory recorded 12.4 mm rain, while Colaba recorded 2.8 mm rain. No rain was recorded on Sunday.

Mumbai: To tackle monsoon diseases, 72 hospitals, nursing homes reverted to non-Covid facility

August 22, 2020 11:19 am

BMC health officials said they expect leptospirosis cases to surge this month and dengue cases by September. The number of malaria cases this year are double of what Mumbai recorded until 2019.

IMD predicts heavy to very heavy rain in Mumbai, neighbouring districts

August 22, 2020 10:42 am

Mumbai has recorded 944.8 mm rain between August 1 and 21, which is 404 mm more than the average rainfall for the month at 540.8 mm. So far this season i.e. from June 1 to August 21 Mumbai recorded 64% excess rain.

Yellow alert in Mumbai till Tuesday; over 1,000 mm of excess rain recorded since June

August 15, 2020 12:17 pm

In 24 hours ending at 8.30 am on Friday, the Santacruz observatory recorded 41.4 mm of rain while the Colaba station recorded 21.6 mm. The IMD classifies 15.6 mm to 64.4 mm of rainfall as moderate.

Mumbai: Forecast of heavy rain for next two days

August 14, 2020 11:07 am

In 24 hours that ended at 8.30 am on Thursday, the suburbs recorded 42 mm of rain while the figure for south Mumbai was 17.7 mm. The IMD classifies 15.6 mm to 64.4 mm of rainfall as moderate, and 64.5 mm to 115.5 mm as heavy.

Mumbai: Water recedes in flooded areas as city receives light showers, intensity to reduce further: IMD

August 07, 2020 1:56 am

“Strong south westerly/westerly monsoonal flow over the Arabian Sea with winds speed reaching up to 60-70 kmph along and off the west coast at lower tropospheric levels is likely to continue to prevail during the next two days,” said IMD.

140-year-old drainage system, highest rain since ‘74 — why south Mumbai flooded

August 07, 2020 1:47 pm

The amount of rain that Mumbai experiences has remained unchanged over the last 80 years. The old drainage system, along with Mumbai’s then abundant open spaces, allowed the percolation of water and its faster dispersal.


Mumbai braces for more rains, IMD asks people to stay indoors

June 08, 2018 12:02 pm

The Indian Meteorological Department has forecast heavy rainfall in Mumbai during the weekend, and has advised people to stay indoors.

Monsoon rains bring respite from sweltering heat

July 02, 2014 6:24 pm

Heavy rains on Wednesday lashed the metropolis, severely disrupting road, rail and suburban train services.


Hear the Mumbai monsoon

June 22, 2020 6:21 pm

The rain makes us dance to its rhythm. It has a special place. Hear the different sounds of the Mumbai monsoon and experience it.