August 10, 2020 12:26 am
A total of 191,976 million litres of water, which means water supply worth one-and-a-half months, was added to the seven lakes following the incessant and heavy rainfall along the west coast, including Mumbai and Thane.
August 09, 2020 1:41 pm
Drawing from the flood tunnels of Tokyo, Japan, and the underground ponds of South Korea, civic officials said similar water-retaining structures could also be built in the open spaces in South Mumbai.
August 08, 2020 2:48 am
BMC could have saved many trees if scientific pruning exercise and risk assessment had been undertaken before the monsoon, said Vaibhav Raje, who runs Treecotech that provides arboriculture services.
August 08, 2020 4:44 pm
Primary investigation has revealed that over a period of time water had started accumulating between the retaining wall and the hill slope causing deterioration in the structural stability of the wall.
August 07, 2020 2:05 pm
As the hospital has created staff accommodation in the nearby Lalit and Sofitel hotels, nurses and doctors were able to reach in time for their shift. On Thursday, only five ward boys of 43 appointed were absent.
August 07, 2020 2:10 pm
The wind speed in south Mumbai on Wednesday was equivalent to the post-landfall effect of severe cyclonic storm Nisarga (90-100 kmph), which was recorded in Mumbai on June 3
August 07, 2020 1:58 pm
While South-bound traffic could be opened in a day or two, North-bound will take some time as rocks and mud from the hill continue to fall down, said an official.
August 07, 2020 1:54 pm
“Dengue, leptospirosis, H1N1, hepatitis and gastroenteritis are under control except malaria,” a BMC official said. Apart from testing patients with fever for Covid-19, the civic body has asked all hospitals and dispensaries to conduct rapid antigen test for malaria.
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.
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.
August 05, 2020 9:20 pm
Incessant heavy rains accompanied by strong winds battered Mumbai and neighbouring Thane and Palghar districts of Maharashtra on Wednesday, disrupting suburban train and bus services and throwing normal life out of gear.
August 04, 2020 9:15 pm
Mumbai, Thane and Raigad districts are expected to receive showers for the next 48 hours and people have been advised to stay indoors unless there is an emergency.
July 16, 2020 11:59 am
"Heavy to very heavy" rainfall is likely in Konkan Maharashtra, including Mumbai and neighbouring Thane district, on Wednesday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said.
September 10, 2019 7:45 am
The rains did not pose to be a major impediment for the Mumbaikars as the commuters carried on throughout the day with its daily humdrum.
September 04, 2019 3:15 pm
Mumbai Rains, Weather Forecast Today: The India Meteorological Department has issued a warning of heavy rainfall for Wednesday, as a result of which schools have been asked to remain shut.
July 29, 2019 7:28 am
Mumbai rains photos: The NDRF deployed 8 boats to the rescue spot at Wangani where the train has been held up due to waterlogged railway tracks.
July 25, 2019 12:44 pm
The IMD said widespread rain or thundershowers will cover parts of Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, and Uttar Pradesh from July 24 to 27.
July 02, 2019 6:19 pm
At least 20 people have been killed and several others critically injured after a compound wall collapsed on hutments due to heavy rainfall at Kurar village, Pimparipada-Malad East, Mumbai. The rains have completely disrupted the city's normalcy.
July 02, 2019 5:07 pm
Heavy rain pelted most parts of Mumbai and Navi Mumbai, raising fears of flooding and leaving lakhs of commuters stranded in slow moving trains, on railway platforms, and in traffic jams on the city’s roads. At least 16 people have died after a compound wall collapsed on hutments at Malad East.
July 01, 2019 4:56 pm
At least thirteen trains were terminated or cancelled following heavy waterlogging on the railway tracks in the early hours of Monday due to incessant rainfall overnight.
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.
June 22, 2020 6:55 pm
Tuesday's rainfall in Mumbai is unexpected in the month of August. Once the rain stops what is required is a good drainage system for an exit. Unfortunately, in Mumbai also the drainage networks are not very good.