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Friday, May 27, 2022

Mumbai monsoon


This monsoon, BMC to install sensor-equipped flood gauges to measure waterlogging levels

May 18, 2022 10:30 pm

According to officials from the BMC, there is no mechanism at present to understand the level of floods in Mumbai.

Rainfall activity may increase in Mumbai, surrounding areas

September 03, 2021 10:41 pm

In the south Konkan region of Raigad, Ratnagiri is under orange alert with warning of heavy to very heavy rain at isolated places on September 5.

Rain brings down city temperature; Met predicts light showers next week

August 21, 2021 9:45 pm

Moderate to intense cloud cover was observed over the adjoining areas of Mumbai, Thane and Kalyan, extending up to Raigad in Konkan and off the city coast

BMC moves to replace damaged manhole lids after two women have a narrow escape

June 10, 2021 9:42 pm

A CCTV footage showed the women, one after the other, falling into the manhole at Village Road in the eastern suburb of Bhandup and narrowly escaping being washed away when heavy rains pounded the city on Wednesday.

Day 1 of monsoon brings Mumbai to its knees, heavy spells likely for four days

June 10, 2021 6:24 am

With the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) once again caught on the wrong foot, despite several assurances, officials decided to shut the key Andheri subway, which was among the first to get inundated, for four months across the entire season.

BMC says pre-monsoon preparedness on track despite second wave

May 09, 2021 1:17 am

The civic body’s major infrastructure works like road repairs and construction, enhancement of storm water drains and flood-mitigation works and nullah cleaning will be completed before the first week of June.

IITM study tracks inter-seasonal rainfall variations over Mumbai

April 05, 2021 9:18 pm

Mumbai records over 2200 mm during 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.


Rain batters Mumbai: 22 dead, train services hit

July 18, 2021 4:48 pm

The downpour has caused heavy flooding in low-lying areas of Chunabhatti, Sion, Dadar, and Gandhi Market, Chembur and Kurla LBS Road.

Heavy rains, waterlogging mark arrival of monsoon in Mumbai

June 09, 2021 8:52 pm

Southwest monsoon has arrived in Mumbai two days earlier than its onset date.

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.