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Monsoon continues to be misunderstood, flood governance is still about ad hoc relief measures. This needs to change

Light showers, thunderstorms in Mumbai

According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), Mumbai, Colaba received 0.2 mm of rainfall till 8.30 pm on Thursday. Parts of Mumbai, including Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus and Lalbaug, also received light showers.


Vasai-Virar: Nearly 50 days after floods, residents still picking up pieces

There was no electricity and water for over a week in parts, and residents were stranded on terraces and upper floors while vehicles were damaged beyond repair.

Mumbai: As potholes surface on Kalyan roads, civic body blames rain

On July 9, Manisha Bhoir, a municipal school peon, had died after the bike she was riding pillion skidded over potholes in Shivaji Nagar. After multiple protests and several warnings by the authorities, some stretches of the road were repaired.

Southwest monsoon to pick up this week over Maharashtra, says IMD

A low-pressure system has formed over West Bengal-Odisha and with the movement of this system towards central India, an increase in rainfall activity over Maharashtra is most likely.

But the winner is Mumbai

Every monsoon, there is outrage over the lack of infrastructure and quality of life in the city. But Mumbai is much more inclusive than the cities it is compared unfavourably to.


Monsoon madness: 5 easy ways to protect your skin in the rainy season

With moisture in the air, keeping your skin blemish-free can get quite difficult, but not impossible. Cleansing, toning and moisturising your skin every morning and at night is a must.

Mumbai: Civic body conducts door-to-door screening at Vasai-Virar

Dr Rajesh Chavan of the health department of the VVMC said over 4,000 people have been administered with prophylactic medicines to prevent infections.

Mumbai: Intensity of rainfall likely to decline from Tuesday

The weather department has forecast that the city is likely to receive heavy rain at isolated places on Tuesday and light to moderate rain from Wednesday.

Vasai-Virar: Panel set up to probe waterlogging cause

On July 10, Vasai had recorded the state’s highest rainfall (299 m), leading to heavy waterlogging and crippling the satellite townships of Vasai, Virar and Nallasopara for almost five days.

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Heavy rains derail Mumbai

Heavy rains lashed Mumbai early Monday morning resulting in waterlogging and damage at several places.

Mumbai battered by torrential rain: Massive disruption in flight operations, train services delayed

Around 168 incidents of treefall have been reported in Mumbai city, out of which 60 are in the island city, 37 in the eastern suburbs and 71 in the western suburbs. However, no casualties have been reported till now.


Heavy rainfall brings Mumbai to a halt once again; air, rail and traffic services disrupted

Heavy rains lashed Mumbai on Tuesday, bringing life to a grinding halt in India's financial capital. Air and rail services were delayed, while the movement of traffic was disrupted across the city.

Mumbai rains aftermath: Deluge claims five lives, several missing

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast “heavy to very heavy rains” in entire coastal Konkan region of Maharashtra, including Mumbai, on Wednesday.

Mumbai rains bring the city to a grinding halt, roads inundated, train services hit

Mumbai Rains: Western railway has shut its services at Bandra, following point failure and also due to waterlogging on the tracks. All Western railway trains from Bandra towards the city have been stopped.

Heavy rains lash Mumbai, hit train services

The heavy rains affected the Mumbai suburban train operations since morning.


Week in Pics: Yoga at Rajpath, flood in Mumbai and Sister Nirmala's funeral

Narendra Modi takes part in International Yoga Day sessions. Sister Nirmala, who succeeded Mother Teresa, passes away. Muslims around the world mark the start of Ramadan. More than 400 dead in Karachi heat wave.

Top Frames: Ramadan festivities, Yoga day rehearsals, devastating Bulgaria floods

Best pictures from around the world this week; from the International Yoga day preparations to the volcano of Mount Sinabung in Indonesia.

Heavy rain lashes Mumbai, hits rail services

Water logging due to heavy rains caused major traffic snarls, disrupted train services but people enjoyed.

Sudden winter rains surprise Mumbai

Mumbai woke up to unseasonal rainfall on Tuesday morning.

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Hear the Mumbai monsoon

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

What Is So Unusual About The Excess Rains That Lashed Mumbai?

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.