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Mumbai rains


Mumbai gets 86% of average rain month before season ends

August 18, 2022 9:49 am

After a sudden heavy rain on Tuesday, the city witnessed a partly cloudy sky and light rain throughout the day on Wednesday.

Heavy rain lashes Mumbai, no warning from Met dept

August 17, 2022 12:47 am

In six hours ending 2 pm on Tuesday, almost every part in the city and suburbs witnessed over 40 mm of rain. The rain recorded in nine hours ending at 5.30 pm on Tuesday was 46.4 mm.

Mumbai witnesses 65% of average rain for August

August 16, 2022 2:58 pm

The city recorded the first heavy spell this month on the night of August 8. The total rain recorded this month is 365.1 mm. While the average rain for August is 560.8 mm.

Moderate to heavy rainfall in Mumbai, Thane and neighbouring areas today: IMD

August 08, 2022 6:45 pm

The IMD has also issued a red alert for 'extremely heavy rainfall’ for Ratnagiri, Raigad, Pune, Kolhapur, and Satara districts of Maharashtra.

India Monsoon Highlights: Rajasthan receives 70% of its monsoon rain in three weeks

July 27, 2022 10:05 pm

India Monsoon Highlights July 27, 2022: As per the Indian Meteorological Department’s (IMD) classification, rainfall above 2.5 mm is categorised as light rainfall. Since July 1, the city has recorded heavy to moderate rainfall continuously.

This July is Mumbai's third rainiest since 2015

July 26, 2022 1:16 am

The IMD in its district forecast for the next five days has indicated only light to moderate rains for the city. The total rainfall recorded this season by the Santacruz observatory is 1,499.5 mm, which is 270.1 mm above normal.

India Monsoon highlights: Rajasthan receives above-average rainfall; orange alert for 8 districts in MP

July 25, 2022 10:28 pm

India Monsoon News Live Updates Today 25 July 2022: Pre-monsoon and monsoon rainfall in Rajasthan has been 53 per cent more than the average

To avert flooding, BMC plans to construct 28 floodgates at Mithi river

July 22, 2022 12:47 am

Areas such as Sion, Chunabhatti, and Kurla witness severe waterlogging from the 17.8-km river which starts at Vihar Lake in Borivali and ends in the Arabian Sea.

Mumbai News Highlights: SC says pleas filed by Sena, rebel MLAs raise constitutional questions

July 20, 2022 10:40 pm

Mumbai, Maharashtra News Today Updates: The Anti-Extortion Cell of the Mumbai Police Crime Branch has arrested four persons for allegedly trying to dupe BJP MLA from Daund, Rahul Kul, of Rs 100 crore in return for facilitating a ministerial post in the newly formed government.

India Monsoon Highlights: Early morning rain in Delhi brings respite from heat; Kerala on high alert as rainfall likely to continue for five days

July 19, 2022 12:30 pm

India Monsoon News Highlights: Meanwhile, in Kerala, authorities Saturday issued an alert to those residing along the banks of rivers in north and central Kerala as heavy rains continue to lash most parts of the State with certain dams nearing storage capacity. Quoting


Heavy rainfall, waterlogging hit normal life in Mumbai

July 06, 2022 1:41 pm

Mumbai rains: The area that represents South Mumbai saw the highest single-day rainfall total in July since 2015 on Tuesday.

In photos: Mumbaikars brave waterlogged streets amid heavy rainfall

July 05, 2022 7:56 pm

Chief Minister Eknath Shinde has directed the administration in six districts to remain on alert. The CM has asked the district administration to prepare for the shifting of residents in flood-prone areas if needed, and NDRF teams have been deputed, said the Chief Minister’s Office.

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.

Shehnaaz Gill, Varun Dhawan, Raveena Tandon welcome Mumbai rains

June 11, 2021 1:27 pm

See the latest photos shared by Shehnaaz Gill, Raveena Tandon, Varun Dhawan, and Gauahar Khan among others as they enjoy the rainy season.

Heavy showers drench Mumbai, break a few decades-old records

September 23, 2020 2:06 pm

Mumbai received one of the highest showers in the last 24 hours of this monsoon season and more rainfall is likely in the city and suburbs on Wednesday, MeT officials said.

Heavy rains, strong winds batter Mumbai

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.

Heavy downpour continues in Mumbai, throws normal life, traffic 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.

IMD issues red alert for Mumbai as downpour continues; waterlogging in several areas

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.

As heavy rains lash Mumbai, commuters carry on unhindered

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.


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.

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

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.