Mumbai rains: Live updates as city battles heavy downpour

Mumbai rain live updates Maharashtra chief minister takes stock situation

6:54 PM IST

List of trains cancelled, rescheduled

Sunil Udasi, Chief Public Relations Officer, Central Railway: Due to very heavy rains in Mumbai area, the following trains are rescheduled /cancelled/partially cancelled.

 

6:15 PM IST

Death toll touches 21 in Mallad wall collapse

21 dead and 78 injured in the incident of the  Malad wall collapse  on hutments in Pimpripada area, due to heavy rainfall.

3:51 PM IST

Rescue operations still ongoing in Malad East

Rescue operations are underway in Malad East where 19 people died after a wall collapsed on hutments in Pimpripada area, due to heavy rainfall. Chief fire officer says "We rescued a woman, trapped below a body. We used the best equipment, rescue in such tight spaces is very tough"

3:45 PM IST

Municipal Corporation pumps out 14,000 million litres of water

Six pumping stations of the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) pumped out more than 14,000 million litres of water and discharged it into the sea which is more than the combined capacity of the Tulsi and Vihar lake. 

2:54 PM IST

54 aircraft diverted; passengers stranded at airport

Passengers stranded at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai as 54 flights have been diverted while 52 others have been cancelled.

2:04 PM IST

Two trains cancelled

Two trains cancelled due to waterlogging in tracks

2:01 PM IST

IMD predicts heavy rainfall in Mumbai

India Meteorological Dept predicts heavy to very heavy rainfall in Mumbai and suburban parts in the next 48 hours. A similar situation expected for Vidarbha and Marathwada. Tourists advised not to visit mountain areas since heavy rainfall is expected in parts of Maharashtra.

1:38 PM IST

Sakinaka police station flooded

#MumbaiRains leave Sakinaka police station flooded 

#WATCH Maharashtra: Water enters Sakinaka Police Station in Mumbai. Several parts in the state are facing waterlogging and flooding due to heavy rainfall. #MumbaiRain pic.twitter.com/GwuTwGJEpH

— ANI (@ANI) July 2, 2019

1:36 PM IST

Special train released between Dadar and Valsad

Western Railways releases a special train between Dadar and Valsad for the convenience of passengers. The Special train will depart from Dadar at 18.25 hrs with 23 coaches & will halt at all stoppages of 59023 MMCT-Valsad fast passenger.

 

 

1:30 PM IST

Rescue operations underway

Fire Dept and Medical Health teams are conducting rescue operations at Navghar Mithagar. One person has been rescued and transferred to DM Petit Hospital. The medical team has also visited other flood struck areas, assessed houses and searched for other stranded people.

1:18 PM IST

Mumbai police, BMC help commuters

Police & Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) workers help bikers cross waterlogged roads in King's Circle area of Mumbai.

 

1:09 PM IST

Western Railway issues help desk numbers

Divisional Railway Manager- Mumbai Division of Western Railway has issued a list of help desk numbers

1:03 PM IST

BMC issues traffic updates

Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation issues traffic updates in Mumbai 

12:58 PM IST

SpiceJet flight skids off runway

A SpiceJet flight from Jaipur skid and overshot the main runway while landing at the Mumbai Airport amidst heavy rains 

12:48 PM IST

Thane Municipal Transport arranges extra buses

Maharashtra: Thane Municipal Transport has arranged extra buses to ferry passengers to Mulund Check Naka. The arrangement has been directed by Thane Municipal Commissioner after local services stopped between Kurla and Thane #MumbaiRains 

12:22 PM IST

One train cancelled

Sunil Udasi, Chief Public Relations Officer, Central Railway: One train cancelled & seven short terminated today, due to very heavy rains in Mumbai area

12:18 PM IST

Indian Railways issues statement

Western Railway: There's no disruption on Western Railway. Trains are running normal between Churchgate and Virar. Water level has come down on all 4 lines at Nallasopara. Trains are running with some delay due to low visibility due to heavy rains

12:15 PM IST

Andheri subway closed

Andheri subway closed due to severe flooding

#WATCH Maharashtra: Andheri Subway in Mumbai is closed due to flooding in the area. #MumbaiRains pic.twitter.com/9J4hNyzQTn

— ANI (@ANI) July 2, 2019

11:51 AM IST

Trains on Western line resume services

Local trains operational on Western line. Trains on Central line yet to resume as there's severe flooding there. Work is on to pump out water - Devendra Fadnavis

11:42 AM IST

High tide predicted

Maharashtra CM, Devendra Fadnavis says high tide is expected at 12 noon. Situation will be monitored. "Last night Mumbai police received 1600-1700 tweets from people, they received immediate help. BMC Disaster Management worked the entire night. Heavy rainfall is expected in next 2 days. We are prepared for it," said Fadnavis.

 

11:38 AM IST

Rescue operations underway in Malad

Rescue operations underway at #Malad after wall collapsed due to #MumbaiRains. Fire Brigade, with the help of life sensing equipment and sniffer dogs, found a woman and child alive under the debris.

The rescue operation is still going on at Malad & the Fire Brigade successfully found a lady & a child alive in the debris, with help of life sensing equipment & sniffer dogs. We all pray & hope for the well-being of both woman & child #MumbaiRains #MumbaiRainlive pic.twitter.com/MMTYJjqghv

— माझी Mumbai, आपली BMC (@mybmc) July 2, 2019

11:30 AM IST

Flooding in Sion, Mumbai

#Mumbai rains flood area outside Sion Police station 

11:28 AM IST

#MumbaiRains: Maharashtra CM takes stock of stituation

Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis visited the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) control room this morning to monitor the situation due to #MumbaiRains

6:55 PM IST:

Sunil Udasi, Chief Public Relations Officer, Central Railway: Due to very heavy rains in Mumbai area, the following trains are rescheduled /cancelled/partially cancelled.

 

6:22 PM IST:

21 dead and 78 injured in the incident of the  Malad wall collapse  on hutments in Pimpripada area, due to heavy rainfall.

4:57 PM IST:

Rescue operations are underway in Malad East where 19 people died after a wall collapsed on hutments in Pimpripada area, due to heavy rainfall. Chief fire officer says "We rescued a woman, trapped below a body. We used the best equipment, rescue in such tight spaces is very tough"

3:45 PM IST:

Six pumping stations of the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) pumped out more than 14,000 million litres of water and discharged it into the sea which is more than the combined capacity of the Tulsi and Vihar lake. 

2:59 PM IST:

Passengers stranded at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai as 54 flights have been diverted while 52 others have been cancelled.

2:06 PM IST:

Two trains cancelled due to waterlogging in tracks

2:03 PM IST:

India Meteorological Dept predicts heavy to very heavy rainfall in Mumbai and suburban parts in the next 48 hours. A similar situation expected for Vidarbha and Marathwada. Tourists advised not to visit mountain areas since heavy rainfall is expected in parts of Maharashtra.

1:39 PM IST:

#MumbaiRains leave Sakinaka police station flooded 

#WATCH Maharashtra: Water enters Sakinaka Police Station in Mumbai. Several parts in the state are facing waterlogging and flooding due to heavy rainfall. #MumbaiRain pic.twitter.com/GwuTwGJEpH

— ANI (@ANI) July 2, 2019

1:37 PM IST:

Western Railways releases a special train between Dadar and Valsad for the convenience of passengers. The Special train will depart from Dadar at 18.25 hrs with 23 coaches & will halt at all stoppages of 59023 MMCT-Valsad fast passenger.

 

 

1:31 PM IST:

Fire Dept and Medical Health teams are conducting rescue operations at Navghar Mithagar. One person has been rescued and transferred to DM Petit Hospital. The medical team has also visited other flood struck areas, assessed houses and searched for other stranded people.

1:19 PM IST:

Police & Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) workers help bikers cross waterlogged roads in King's Circle area of Mumbai.

 

1:10 PM IST:

Divisional Railway Manager- Mumbai Division of Western Railway has issued a list of help desk numbers

1:05 PM IST:

Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation issues traffic updates in Mumbai 

12:59 PM IST:

A SpiceJet flight from Jaipur skid and overshot the main runway while landing at the Mumbai Airport amidst heavy rains 

12:48 PM IST:

Maharashtra: Thane Municipal Transport has arranged extra buses to ferry passengers to Mulund Check Naka. The arrangement has been directed by Thane Municipal Commissioner after local services stopped between Kurla and Thane #MumbaiRains 

12:23 PM IST:

Sunil Udasi, Chief Public Relations Officer, Central Railway: One train cancelled & seven short terminated today, due to very heavy rains in Mumbai area

12:20 PM IST:

Western Railway: There's no disruption on Western Railway. Trains are running normal between Churchgate and Virar. Water level has come down on all 4 lines at Nallasopara. Trains are running with some delay due to low visibility due to heavy rains

12:17 PM IST:

Andheri subway closed due to severe flooding

#WATCH Maharashtra: Andheri Subway in Mumbai is closed due to flooding in the area. #MumbaiRains pic.twitter.com/9J4hNyzQTn

— ANI (@ANI) July 2, 2019

11:51 AM IST:

Local trains operational on Western line. Trains on Central line yet to resume as there's severe flooding there. Work is on to pump out water - Devendra Fadnavis

11:45 AM IST:

Maharashtra CM, Devendra Fadnavis says high tide is expected at 12 noon. Situation will be monitored. "Last night Mumbai police received 1600-1700 tweets from people, they received immediate help. BMC Disaster Management worked the entire night. Heavy rainfall is expected in next 2 days. We are prepared for it," said Fadnavis.

 

11:39 AM IST:

Rescue operations underway at #Malad after wall collapsed due to #MumbaiRains. Fire Brigade, with the help of life sensing equipment and sniffer dogs, found a woman and child alive under the debris.

The rescue operation is still going on at Malad & the Fire Brigade successfully found a lady & a child alive in the debris, with help of life sensing equipment & sniffer dogs. We all pray & hope for the well-being of both woman & child #MumbaiRains #MumbaiRainlive pic.twitter.com/MMTYJjqghv

— माझी Mumbai, आपली BMC (@mybmc) July 2, 2019

11:32 AM IST:

#Mumbai rains flood area outside Sion Police station 

11:28 AM IST:

Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis visited the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) control room this morning to monitor the situation due to #MumbaiRains

Wall collapse in Mumbai, kills 18 people. From water logging to cancelled train services, here are live updates