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Mumbai monsoon


IMD lowers warning, but issues orange alert for Mumbai, Thane and Palghar

July 29, 2019 1:53 am

After having issued a red alert for Mumbai and Thane for Sunday, the Met department lowered the warning to an orange alert with the forecast of “heavy to very heavy” rain at some places, on Sunday afternoon.

Mumbai: ‘Why was the train allowed to ply when CR officials had stopped local services between Kalyan & Karjat’

July 28, 2019 2:44 am

While CR officials are yet to ascertain as to why the Mahalaxmi Express came to a halt about 3 km ahead of Badlapur, officials from the Thane disaster management department pointed at a communication lapse.

Mumbai: 17 flights diverted, traffic snarls on major roads

July 27, 2019 2:02 am

Train services from Kalyan to Karjat/Khopoli were suspended as water from Ambernath and Badlapur gushed onto the tracks.

Three ingredients fix: Get frizz-free, manageable hair this monsoon with these DIY hair masks

July 09, 2019 5:55 pm

These DIY hair masks, made with just three ingredients,can be your saviour. It not only brings back the bounce and moisture but also has anti-bacterial qualities that protect your scalp.

Water crisis: Simple ways to collect rainwater

July 03, 2019 8:13 am

Heavy rainfall has lashed Mumbai and other parts of India this week, disrupting the air, rail and general lives of people. Here’s how you can collect those precious drops by making your own rainwater harvesting system at home in the smallest way possible. 

Mumbai rains: Cops bear the brunt too as rainwater enters police stations; photos, videos go viral online

July 03, 2019 4:20 am

In the list of top 200 flooding spots identified by the BMC, Byculla police station escaped damages as a month ago, it had installed an extra drainage system inside the police station.

Mumbai rains: At least 19 dead in wall collapse, waterlogging in several areas; flights, trains delayed

July 02, 2019 1:25 pm

Mumbai rains: Heavy rains overnight made the city come to a standstill. It affected the movement of several trains, flights and vehicles on road making the commuters suffer. Over 50 flights have been diverted.

Mumbai: City still relatively dry, showers later this week

June 26, 2019 1:14 am

As per the IMD office in Santacruz, the city witnessed 7.2 mm of rainfall between 8.30 am and 5.30 pm Tuesday, exceeding the criteria of a minimum of 2.5 mm of rainfall set by IMD to declare monsoons, which arrived after a two-week delay this year.

Navi Mumbai International Airport: Have to wait till end of monsoon for rest of families to shift, says CIDCO

July 27, 2018 4:48 am

According to the norms of the rehabilitation policy in this case, the families have to pull down their houses and sign an agreement, thereby making them entitled to receive compensation.

After four days of heavy rain, light showers in Mumbai

July 12, 2018 2:46 am

Intensity of rain is likely to decrease today and may again pick up by tomorrow: India Meteorological Department


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

July 20, 2018 12:27 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.