All schools and junior colleges were shut in Mumbai, Thane and the Konkan region for Thursday after the IMD forecast “extremely heavy rainfall” for the city and adjoining Raigad district.
As per India Meteorological Department heavy rains at isolated places in Mumbai likely to continue till September 6.
IMD Mumbai has issued an advisory asking Mumbaikars not to venture into water-logged areas, train and road services are also hit.
Mumbai-Kohlapur Mahalaxmi Express, with 2000 passengers onboard, halted due to incessant rains on Saturday morning, informed the Central Railways Rescue operations are currently underway.
Heavy rainfall lashed Mumbai after the IMD issued an alert stating that a cyclonic circulation would bring more showers to the city in the next two days.
Mumbai is once again being hit by torrential rains and a wall at Paper Box industrial zone has collapsed with a female feared to be trapped under it.
Heavy downpour in Mumbai on Monday morning causing water logging and traffic jams all over the island city
Due to constant heavy rainfall for 4 days, many people loose their lives in wall collapses and drowning. Government gave compensation to families.
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Sixteen people were killed and another four were seriously injured when a wall collapsed in Malad East. Sixteen were killed in Kalyan due to the same reason.
Since there is a constant downpour in Mumbai and surrounding areas , the government declared a public holiday and urged the citizens to stay safe.
Heavy downpour continues in Mumbai as IMD predicts heavy rainfall in city, water logging, trains cancelled, traffic jams are the bane.