Mumbai Rains Highlights: India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall in Mumbai in the next 24 hours. The city on Monday received heavy rainfall in the morning resulting in traffic jams across the city and suburbs while flight operations came to a brief halt at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport. The services were stopped at 9.12 am and later resumed at 9.31 am.
The rainfall continued in various places of Maharashtra, including Mumbai, causing hindrance in the movement of pedestrians and vehicles through water-logged roads. The IMD has also predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall in Konkan, Goa and north Madhya Maharashtra regions, including Mumbai, throughout the week. The heavy downpour has been attributed to the cyclonic circulation persisting over south Gujarat and Maharashtra.
“Along with the cyclonic circulation, there is plenty of moisture that is getting pumped-in from the Arabian Sea. Collectively, this is causing heavy to very heavy rainfall over the region. This will continue over Konkan and Goa, north Madhya Maharashtra till July 11,” said Anupam Kashypai, head, weather department, IMD, Pune.
Mumbai rains Highlights: Traffic snarls have been reported across the city, heavy rainfall predicted for the next 24 hours. Read highlights here.
Three arrivals and eight departures cancelled: MIAL
Three arrivals and eight departures have been cancelled: MIAL
Mumbai International Airport Pvt. Ltd. (MIAL) PRO on status of flights:— ANI (@ANI) July 8, 2019
6 go-around & 3 diversions. Cancellations (Indigo): 3 in arrivals & 8 in departures.
IMD predicts heavy to very heavy rainfall in next 24 hours
IMD has predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall in next 24 hours. The weathermen have hence requested the Mumbai residents to take necessary precautions and ensure safety.
Mumbai Police: India Meteorological Department (IMD), has shared forecast of heavy to very heavy rainfall (upto 200 mm) in the next 24 hours. We request Mumbaikars to take precautions & ensure safety. #MumbaiRain pic.twitter.com/deJL7OJ705— ANI (@ANI) July 8, 2019
Rain, thundershowers to hit parts of Maharashtra in next 2-4 hours
Light to moderate rain and thundershowers with gusty winds likely over Akola, Amravati, Bhandara, Chandrapur, Gadchiroli, Gondiya, Nagpur, Nanded, Wardha, Washim and Yavatmal during next two-four hours, predicts Skymet.
Train movement affected on Mumbai-Pune line
Mobement of trains on Mumbai-Pune line on Central Railway route has been affected after a boulder fell on the down line between Thakurwadi-Monkey Hill around 3 pm. Down line and middle line affected, reported ANI.
Andheri gets highest amount of rainfall
Due to active monsoon conditions, entire Konkan coast is experiencing an intense spell of rainfall. Monsoon remained widespread vigorous over the entire North Konkan belt, including Mumbai with heavy to very rainfall over most places. (IMD)
Vehicles, pedestrians wade through water-logged roads in Navi Mumbai
Santa Cruz in Mumbai has recorded 122 mm of rains in 6 hours, says SkyMet
Santa Cruz in Mumbai recorded 122 mm rainfall in six hours while Pune received 13 mm of shower.
Rains to continue in Konkan: Skymet
Moderate showers with heavy spells in between will continue in Konkan and Goa for at least next two to three days. Thereafter, rain will cease over the region.
Regional forecast of rainfall for next five days in Maharashtra
Regional forecast of rainfall for next five days in Maharashtra
One injured after wall of Paper Box Industrial Estate collapses
Indigo Airlines requests all passengers to check for delays in flights
Indigo Airlines has requested to all passengers to check for delays in flights due to heavy rains in Mumbai.
#6ETravelAdvisory: Request all passengers to check for delays due to heavy rains in #Mumbai. For flight status, visit https://t.co/Mj1tYZIvoE or send an SMS ST <flight no.><flight date> as DDMM, e.g. for flight 6E-333 for Jul 08, send ST 333 0807 to 566772.— IndiGo (@IndiGo6E) July 8, 2019
Mumbai weather: IMD's district-wise forecast for the week
IMD prediction for July 9 and 10
Heavy to very Heavy rainfall likely to occur at a few places in the districts of Raigad, Thane, Palghar & Mumbai on July 9, and heavy rainfall likely to occur at isolated places in the districts of Raigad, Thane, Palghar and Mumbai on July 10, the India Meteorological Department's (IMD) said.
Weather update: Heavy rainfall likely to lash city in next two hours
Intense spells of rainfall at isolated places likely to occur in Mumbai city and suburbs during the next two hours, IMD Mumbai predicts.
Mumbai: Diversion/Cancellation of routes
IMD forecast update
According to the latest IMD forecast, intermittent rain is expected to continue with heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places across Mumbai city and its suburb area.
Flight operations resume at Mumbai airport
Operations at the Mumbai airport were suspended briefly on Monday morning due to heavy rains, which also forced the aerodrome operator to divert some flights to the nearby airports. Several flights were delayed, however, no flights were cancelled.
Runway operation were suspended at 9.12 am and later resumed at 9.31 am.
Mumbai rains: Traffic on Gandhi market, Sion Road No. 24 diverted
Traffic was affected following water logging in several part of city due to heavy rainfall, causing inconvenience to citizen on the first working day of the week.
On Monday morning, water logging at Sion Road No. 24 and Gandhi Market in Matunga forced diversion of BEST buses, in Juhu, Amboli, Pant Nagar in Ghatkopar. Part of Powai, part of LBS at Kurla and Ghatkopar were also flooded due to which traffic was moving with slow pace.
According to the commuters, there was low visibility on both highways--Western Express Highway and Eastern Express Highway--which also added traffic snarls. According to BMC, between 8am to 9am, areas like Worli received 41mm of rain, Dadar 38mm, Kurla 14mm and Bandra recorded as much 19mm of rain. There is also a high tide of upto 4.39 meters at 4.31pm. (ENS)
Mumbai: Water logging and traffic jam in parts of city
Water logging and traffic jam reported in parts of the city following heavy rainfall.
Our teams will try to pump out logged water asap: BMC to Mumbaikars
"We regret all the inconvenience that has showered along. But the intensity is on decline now and our teams will try to pump out logged water as soon as possible".
Dear Mumbaikars, the city has experience heavy rainfall in the last couple of hours, especially in the eastern suburb. We regret all the inconvenience that has showered along. But the intensity is on decline now & our teams will try to pump out logged water as soon as possible.— माझी Mumbai, आपली BMC (@mybmc) July 8, 2019
Maharashtra: IMD warns of heavy to very heavy rain this week
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall in Konkan, Goa and north Madhya Maharashtra regions, including Mumbai, this week. Met officials attributed the heavy downpour to the cyclonic circulation persisting over south Gujarat and Maharashtra. READ MORE HERE
Central Railway locals running normally, no disruption
"Heavy rains at various locations on Mumbai suburban. Central Railway locals are running normal on main line, harbour line, transharbour line and 4th corridor (Kharkopar-Nerul/Belapur). No disruption anywhere," the Central Railway tweeted.
Heavy rains at various locations on Mumbai suburban. Central Railway locals are running normal on main line, harbour line, transharbour line and 4th corridor (Kharkopar-Nerul/Belapur). No disruption anywhere.— Central Railway (@Central_Railway) July 8, 2019
Update at 1000 hrs @drmmumbaicr
Mumbai: Rainfall details from 0800 to 0900 hrs
CT : Worli Fire Station-41mm, Dadar-38,SWD workshop-37,F/S-35, Wadala, F/N-32, Malbaar Hill-31.
ES : Kurla-14mm, Chembur-12.
WS : Bandra-19mm, H/W-14, Vileparle-10.
Railway Traffic: Normal
Central – Normal
Harbour – Normal
Western – Normal
BEST Diversion: 1)Gandhi Market Traffic diverted via Bhau Daji Road.
2) Sion Road no- 24 Traffic diverted via road no. 3
No flight cancelled, visibility changing every minute: Airport official
"Due to heavy rains, the visibility is changing every minute. Since 9:15 am, the visibility at the airport is fluctuating. There is a delay due to weather. No cancellation as of now but 3 diversions took place till now," a MIAL official was quoted saying by news agency ANI.
#UPDATE MIAL PRO: Due to heavy rains, the visibility is changing every minute. Since 9:15 am, the visibility at the airport is fluctuating. There is a delay due to weather. No cancellation as of now but 3 diversions took place till now. https://t.co/FdKmO4vYdV— ANI (@ANI) July 8, 2019
Mumbai: Airport shut, traffic jams across city
Mumbai received heavy rainfall this morning resulting in traffic jams across the city and suburbs while flight operations came to a halt at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport.