Mumbai Rains: Schools Closed, Flights & Trains Delayed After Heavy Showers
As per India Meteorological Department heavy rains at isolated places in Mumbai likely to continue till September 6.
Mumbaikars woke up to very heavy rainfalls today morning leading to waterlogging in almost all parts of the city. Owing to relentless rain, authorities have been asked to remain schools and colleges shut on Wednesday. As per the reports, several surrounding areas like Thane and Navi Mumbai have recorded more than 100mm of spells of rains in 24hour ending at 8.30am on Wednesday.
CR Suburban updates at 13.30 hrs
Due to continuous & heavy rains, services stopped between CSMT-Thane on main line; Vadala-Vashi on harbour line
Services are running on
— Central Railway (@Central_Railway) September 4, 2019
Due to heavy rainfalls, there are several areas such as Mumbai’s King Circle railway station and Gandhi market are badly affected. India Meteorological Department has predicted that heavy rains at isolated places in Mumbai likely to continue till September 6.
According to media reports, almost 1,500 people have been evacuated from Kranti Nagar, Kurla as Mithi river overflows.
Feels 😍⛈️💦🌧️ pic.twitter.com/OzZ2i2f6d4
— Evita Mendonca (@evitamendonca16) September 4, 2019
According to reports, Thane, Palghar and Raigad are red coded. Isolated extremely heavy rainfall, more than 20 cm is expected in these areas in next 24 hours, says IMD’s Deputy Director-General K.S. Hosalikar.
— Mumbai Mirror (@MumbaiMirror) September 4, 2019
Due to water-logging, all local trains are currently running late. Water at many stations has flooded the platforms and reports of leakages have also made on social media.
Two NDRF teams of Pune have been shifted to Panvel, Raigad for prepositioning in view of incessant rainfall.
Mumbai rainfall right now, Intense spell is going on for last 2 hrs.
Rainfall warnings for Mumbai, Thane, Palghar and Raigad are RED coded.
Isolated extremely heavy rainfall , more than 20 CM is expected in these areas in next 24 hours. TC@MCGM_BMC @MumbaiPolice @CPMumbaiPolice pic.twitter.com/20ka3UW559
— K S Hosalikar (@Hosalikar_KS) September 4, 2019
According to reports, flights at Mumbai airport are delayed by 45 minutes to one hour because of Mumbai’s relentless rains.
Update on Rainfall received in the past three hours:
- Vile Parle Fire station- 130.05 mm
- SWM Santacruz work station-111.75 mm
- Andheri Wast ward office- 118.36
- Andheri West ward office- 88.4 mm
- Wadala fire station- 84.05 mm
- Kurla fire station- 79.76 mm
- Kurla- 64.24 mm