Thursday, Oct 06, 2022

Mumbai Waterlogging


Monsoon healthcare: With leptospirosis cases on the rise, here's everything to know about the disease

August 04, 2022 1:56 am

A seasonal spike in leptospirosis cases during monsoon in India is seen because people come in contact with contaminated, stagnant water. Find out what experts say about staying safe, especially if you are a pet parent

Keep yourself safe from diseases, accidents in waterlogged areas with these dos and don'ts

July 14, 2022 1:09 pm

Storm water drainage systems in the past were designed for rainfall intensity of 12 – 20 mm. These capacities have been getting overwhelmed whenever rainfall of higher intensity has been experienced, NDMA says on its website

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.

Rain lashes Mumbai suburbs, heavy showers likely in Madhya Maharashtra and Konkan

September 29, 2021 6:52 am

Under the influence of depression (remnant of Cyclone Gulab) that weakened into a well-marked low pressure area over western Vidarbha and its neighbourhood on Tuesday, heavy to very heavy rainfall with extremely heavy showers is very likely at isolated places in north Madhya Maharashtra and north Konkan on Wednesday.

No let-up in rain, waterlogging, traffic congestion; more showers likely

July 20, 2021 8:37 am

Mumbai recorded 235 mm rainfall in 24 hours until 8.30 am Sunday. The rainfall eased late Sunday with the city receiving 70.4 mm of rain in the 24 hours ending 8.30 am Monday.

Waterlogging in parts of Mumbai as intense spells of rain hit the city

July 12, 2021 9:47 pm

Under the influence of a low-pressure area forming over west central and adjoining Northwest Bay of Bengal off north Andhra Pradesh and strengthening of westerlies, Maharashtra is very likely to experience an active rainfall spell during the week, said IMD.

Three wall collapse & 11 tree fall cases in Thane; Navi Mumbai inundated

June 10, 2021 1:01 am

Thane civic officials said waterlogging was reported from at least 55 locations, with two incidents of landslide.

Just like every year, Hindmata, Gandhi Market witness heavy waterlogging

June 09, 2021 11:04 pm

While the topography of the two areas has been blamed for rainwater accumulation over the years, last year, the BMC undertook an ambitious project to construct two underground water tanks at Pramod Mahajan Park in Dadar West and St Xavier Ground in Parel to provide a catchment where the floodwater from Hindmata could be stored during heavy rainfall.

Explained: How Railways run trains when tracks are waterlogged

July 28, 2019 9:30 pm

Running of trains on submerged or water-affected tracks is tricky. That is why every train driver has a manual to refer to during the monsoon, especially on the Mumbai suburban network.

Mumbai rains: BMC gets water-logging complaints from 23 locations

July 02, 2019 11:47 am

According to the civic body, between 8 am and 6 pm, the island city recorded 64.03 mm rain, western suburbs 87.89 mm and eastern suburbs 73.69 mm.


Heavy rains lash Mumbai, hit train services

July 21, 2015 4:35 pm

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