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Mumbai rains Highlights: Three people die due to electrocution

Mumbai rains Highlights: There were water logging complaints in Mazgaon, Sakinaka, Kurla (W) and Ghatkopar among other areas.

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The first spell of rains lashed Mumbai on Friday morning. (Express photo by Nirmal Harindran)

Weather forecast today Highlights: Three people died due to electrocution in separate areas of Mumbai. A 60-year-old woman died in Andheri (East) area, while two people died in Goregaon (East) because of the electrocution.

Several BEST bus services were diverted from their original routes because of extreme waterlogging. SV Road and National College in between Old Khar to Bandra Talkies route were heavily waterlogged, so the BEST changed its routes to PD Hinduja Road and Link Road.

There were waterlogging complaints in Mazgaon, Sakinaka, Kurla (W) and Ghatkopar among other areas. The Andheri subway has been shut for now while waterlogging was also reported at the Milan subway in Santa Cruz.

The first spell of rains lashed Mumbai on Friday morning, with heavy traffic and waterlogging taking over the city.

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Three dead, five injured as heavy rains lash Mumbai

Three persons were killed and five injured in rain-related incidents on Friday in Mumbai, which was lashed by the first spell of heavy rains this monsoon, officials said. Three persons died of electric shocks, while two others were injured in two separate incidents in the western suburbs, a spokesperson of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said. Private weather forecaster Skymet predicted heavy to very heavy rains in Mumbai, Thane, Ratnagiri and the adjoining areas in the next 24 hours. (PTI)

Pictures | Heavy rains disrupt traffic, several areas waterlogged

Heavy rains disrupt traffic, several areas waterlogged

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People wade through a waterlogged street in Thane

People on foot and vehicles waded through heavily waterlogged streets in Thane after first splash of rains in the city.

Four-storeyed school building sealed in Thane due to rains

A four-storeyed school building in Thane was sealed after chunks of plaster started peeling due to the heavy rainfall, a civic official said. The school building, located in Mumbra township's Kismat Colony, was evacuated by the local fire brigade, Thane Regional Disaster Management Cell chief Santosh Kadam said. "The building is around 25 years old. It was in the C-B category of dangerous buildings. It will need repairs," he added.

Wall collapse in Dadar (East) injures three

Level-0 wall collapse in Dadar (East) injured three people. The incident, primarily due to heavy rains, was reported at around 2:57 pm. The injured who have been identified as Chandrakant Dinkar Todavale, Vijay Nagar, and 28-year-old Chetan Dilip Tathe, were admitted to KEM Hospital. Doctors at the KEM Hospital said Chetan's condition was stable, while the other two were being treated.

Workers clean garbage off the railway tracks.

Workers clean garbage off the railway tracks to prevent water logging as it rains in Thane.


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Three people die due to electrocution

Three people died due to electrocution in Mumbai. A 60-year-old woman died in Andheri (East) area, while two were electrocuted in Goregaon (East).

Several BEST buses diverted in the city

Since many areas are waterlogged, several BEST buses have been diverted from their original routes in the city.

BMC pumps out waterlogging at Andheri Subway within half an hour

BMC pumps out waterlogging at Andheri Subway, Marol, and Sakinaka within half an hour

WATCH | Heavy waterlogging at Mogra Nalla area

WATCH | Disaster Management Control Room captures heavy waterlogging at Mogra Nalla area.

Heavy traffic, waterlogging due to rains

The first spell of heavy rains lashed Mumbai city, resulting in waterlogging and traffic jams in several areas. Heavy traffic jam affected the movement of vehicles on the Mulund-Sion stretch of the Eastern Express Highway, a BMC official said, adding that they had to close a busy subway in suburban Andheri due to water-logging. Complaints of waterlogging came from areas like Santa Cruz, Andheri (East), Andheri (West), Ghatkopar, Kurla, and Mazgaon among many others.

Water logging can be seen on railway tracks at Kanjurmarg railway station.

Water logging can be seen on railway tracks at Kanjurmarg railway station.

Visuals of waterlogged streets can be seen in some parts of Mumbai.

Visuals of waterlogged streets can be seen in some parts of Mumbai.

Heavy rains predicted for Mumbai

Mumbai: Local trains running on Central Railway suburban section

The official Twitter account of Central Railway writes, "Local trains are running on the Central Railway suburban section."

Heavy rains likely to continue in Mumbai, Thane, Palghar and Raigad districts: Met dept

Heavy rains likely to continue in Mumbai, Thane, Palghar and Raigad districts: Met dept

(Express photo: Nirmal Harindran)

Fishermen are advised to not venture into sea: IMD

Fishermen have been advised to not venture into the seas due to rough conditions prevailing over southwest & westcentral
Arabian Sea with wind speed reaching 40-50 Kmph, according to India Meteorological Department's latest release.

Heavy rainfall warning issued earlier today

Mumbai traffic diversion updates

Watch: Water logging in Mumbai due to heavy rains

Mumbai rains: BEST buses routes diverted due to waterlogging

Waterlogging at Thane Makhmali Talao, Sion and Hindmata Cinema. The following routes are diverted.

* Waterlogging at Makhmali Talao-Thane Route no 494 and 499 are diverted through Vandana Talkies (Thane) flyover.

* Waterlogging at Sion Road no 24, Route no 25,22,302,305 and 213 are diverted through Main Road.

* Waterlogging at Hindmata Cinema-Dadar Route no 1,4,5,6,7,8,11,21 etc are diverted through Hindmata Bridge. Also, buses are going to Shivdi are diverted through Sharda Talkies.

Photos: Heavy rainfall in several parts of South Mumbai

(Express photo: Nirmal Harindran)
(Express photo: Nirmal Harindran)

Lightning strike kills 8-year-old boy in Maharashtra village

An eight-year-old boy died after being struck by lightning amid rains in a village near here in Maharashtra, an official said Friday. The incident took place Thursday afternoon in village Satkor under Vikramgad taluka of Palghar district, Vivekananda Kadam, chief of the District Disaster Control Room, said.

The boy was playing in the courtyard of his house when the lightning hit him, killing him on the spot, he said. The deceased was identified as Mahendra Badga.

Heavy rains lashed the district, located adjoining Mumbai, Thursday, Kadam added. The local police have registered a case of accidental death. (PTI)

Maharashtra: Heavy rains continue to lash Nashik district; two killed

Two persons, including a teenage girl, were killed in rain-related incidents in Maharashtra's Nashik district which was lashed by heavy showers for the fourth consecutive day Friday, disrupting normal life, said officials.

Heavy rains caused water-logging in several parts of Nashik city, including Saraf Bazar, near Mayor's official residence, Gangapur Road and Old Agra Road, disrupting normal life. As per Met department sources, the district has recorded 374.5 mm rainfall in the past 24 hours ended 8 am Friday.

Meanwhile, the North Maharashtra district, facing acute water scarcity, has been receiving copious rains for the last four days, improving water level in reservoirs.

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Southwest and westcentral the Arabian Sea, eastcentral and adjoining the southwest Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea are likely to experience rough to very rough sea conditions, fishermen have been advised to not venture into the seas, according to India Meteorological Department's latest release.

Currently, the Northern Limit of Monsoon continues to pass through Veraval, Surat, Indore, Mandla, Pendra, Sultanpur, Lakhimpur Kheri, Mukteshwar. Thunderstorm with gusty winds is likely to occur over parts of Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh. Thunderstorm with accompanied with lightning is likely at several places in West Bengal, Sikkim, Bihar, Odisha and Jharkhand.

While the north -- Jammu, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh and Chandigarh continued to reel under intense heatwave conditions. Rajasthan's Bikaner recorded the highest maximum temperature at 43.5 degrees Celsius. While Uttar Pradesh recorded hot and humid weather, some parts are likely to experience light showers Thursday.

Despite the progression of the monsoon, rainfall has recorded a 36 per cent deficiency over the country as a whole. In other words, the actual rainfall of 86.3 mm is 36 per cent lower than the normal of 135.6 mm for this time of the year.