Mumbai Rain: News

10 Jul 2022


Rescue operations continue at Amarnath; heavy rains in Maharashtra, Telangana

After flash floods triggered by a cloudburst near the Amarnath shrine in Kashmir killed 16 on Friday, four Mi-17V5 and four Cheetal helicopters of the Indian Air Force (IAF) were deployed for rescue and relief efforts.

06 Jul 2022


Heavy rains lash Mumbai; traffic snarls across city

Severe waterlogging was witnessed in several parts of Mumbai as heavy rains lashed the city on Wednesday.

01 Jul 2022


Rains lash Mumbai, IMD predicts more in next 24 hours

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted "moderate to heavy rainfall" for Mumbai and suburbs on Friday and a possibility of "very heavy to extremely heavy" showers at isolated places in the next 24 hours even as an orange alert was issued in the city.

23 Jul 2021


Mumbai rains: Four dead in house collapse in Govandi area

At least four persons were killed and eight others injured after a single-story house collapsed in the Shivaji Nagar area of Govandi in eastern Mumbai early on Friday, a civic official said.

22 Jul 2021


Maharashtra CM holds emergency meeting as heavy rain triggers flood

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Thursday held an emergency meeting to take stock of the flood situation in Ratnagiri and Raigad districts caused due to torrential rains in the last 24 hours.

22 Jul 2021


Maharashtra: Heavy rains batter Thane, Palghar

Heavy rains pounded Maharashtra's Thane and Palghar districts adjoining Mumbai during the night and on Thursday morning, which caused inundation and boulder crashes at various places, disrupted train services, and marooned some villages, officials said.

18 Jul 2021


22 died as heavy rains lash Mumbai; government announces relief

At least 22 people were killed in rain-related incidents in Mumbai, Maharashtra as the city experienced showers late last night and early Sunday morning.

16 Jul 2021


Heavy rains lash parts of Mumbai; local train services hit

Heavy rains lashed parts of Mumbai and its suburbs since early morning on Friday, leading to water-logging on tracks at a few places and affecting the local train services, officials said.

12 Jun 2021


Heavy rains lash Mumbai; IMD issues alerts

Heavy rains lashed Mumbai in 24 hours till Saturday morning, although no major waterlogging was reported and local trains, as well as city buses, largely ran as per their normal schedule.

09 Jun 2021


Monsoon reaches Mumbai; local train services hit after heavy rains

The southwest monsoon arrived in Mumbai and its neighboring areas on Wednesday, the IMD announced as heavy rains lashed the country's financial capital and suburbs since early morning.

04 Aug 2020


Mumbai rains: Red alert issued, trains affected, offices shut

Already battered by coronavirus pandemic, Mumbai on Tuesday woke up to severe water-logging and heavy rains, that threw normal life out of gear.

05 Sep 2019


After Amitabh, Bhumi faces monsoon woes; gets stuck on flooded-road

The relentless downpour in Mumbai continues to cripple normal life.

04 Sep 2019


Amitabh Bachchan faces wrath of Mumbai rains, bungalow Pratiksha inundated

As heavy rains continue to affect Mumbai, megastar Amitabh Bachchan seems to be facing its wrath as well.

04 Sep 2019


Mumbai Rains live updates: IMD issues orange alert

Residents of Mumbai woke up to a wet morning on Wednesday, with heavy downpour during the night throwing normal life out of the gear.

19 Aug 2019


Gujarat: 10.5ft crocodile enters village, captured by forest officials

Yesterday night, a 10.5 feet-long crocodile came out of the flooded Dhadhar river, and entered a house in a village in Gujarat, causing panic among locals.

05 Aug 2019


Holiday declared for schools, colleges even as Mumbai rains halt

Even as Mumbaikars witnessed a respite from the torrential rains on Monday morning, schools and colleges were ordered shut in the city.

03 Aug 2019


Mumbai rains: Downpour batters city, 1 dead in Thane

Heavy rains continued to lash Mumbai for a second consecutive week, throwing normal life out of gear.

28 Jul 2019


Maharashtra: Ulhas river bridge collapses, IMD issues red-alert in state

In the early hours of Sunday, a part of a bridge on the Ulhas river linking Murbad to Kalyan in Maharashtra's Thane district got washed away amid heavy rainfall in the region.

27 Jul 2019


#MumbaiRains: All passengers rescued from Mumbai-Kolhapur Mahalaxmi Express

The incessant rains in Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra not just threw normal life out of gear, but also spelled insurmountable troubles for the 700 passengers who were aboard the Mumbai-Kolhapur Mahalaxmi Express.

26 Jul 2019


Heavy rains batter Mumbai: Flights delayed; waterlogging, traffic jams reported

Heavy rainfall has once again brought life to a standstill in Mumbai where massive waterlogging and traffic snarls due to the downpour were reported from across the city.

08 Jul 2019


Heavy rains lash Mumbai: Flights disrupted; traffic jams, water-logging reported

Heavy rains lashed Mumbai in the early hours on Monday, leading to the disruption of flight operations at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport as well as traffic snarls across the city.

05 Jul 2019


Mumbai rains: Cab rides become as costly as Goa flights

The troubles of Mumbaikars do not seem to end anytime soon, with the incessant rains making life difficult (and utterly costly), of late.

03 Jul 2019


Maharashtra rains: Dam breached in Ratnagiri, 6 dead, several missing

As Maharashtra is coping with heavy rainfall, a small dam called Tiware, located in Tehsil Chiplun of Ratnagiri district got breached on Tuesday night.

02 Jul 2019


Mumbai rains: 16 killed, public holiday declared, flights diverted

Normal life has come to a standstill in Maharashtra's capital Mumbai and its nearby areas due to incessant rains, forcing the government to declare a public holiday on Tuesday.

11 Jul 2018


Providing refuge, serving food, rescuing stranded: Meet Mumbai's unsung heroes

Like every year, this time too Mumbai is facing a deluge and remains submerged in water due to torrential rainfall and abysmal administrative flaws.

09 Jul 2018


Why is Mumbai facing extreme rainfall? Here, we decode

Mumbai has been experiencing severe rainfall over the last few days, and as of now, schools are shut, traffic is held-up, and several locations in Vasai are cut-off due to floods.

08 Jul 2018


Mumbai rains: One dead in waterfall, city flooded, traffic hit

At least one person died when water levels at the Chinchoti waterfall in Vasai, Mumbai, rose suddenly after heavy rains. Over 100 were rescued, NDTV reported.

07 Jul 2018


Mumbai rains: Three dead, five missing, train services suspended

Three days after a pedestrian bridge collapsed in Andheri, heavy rains lashed parts of Mumbai again on Saturday, and resulted in the city's train service getting held-up during the showers.

06 Oct 2017


Mumbai braces for more thunderstorms as skies turn dark

Heavy rains lashed Mumbai again after the city was submerged two weeks ago. In a rare occurrence, residents reported skies turning dark as early as 4:30pm.

21 Sep 2017


Mumbai: Beware of fake messages, rumors doing rounds on WhatsApp

Following the incessant rains in Mumbai, fake messages, traffic-alerts, and rumors of cyclone have been doing the rounds on WhatsApp, spreading panic among people.

20 Sep 2017


Mumbai Rains: Flight operations, local train services badly hit

Torrential rains continued to batter Mumbai for the second day, severely affecting the flight operations, delaying the suburban rail services, and disrupting the road traffic.

20 Sep 2017


Mumbai: Dabbawalas suspend service after heavy rains lash city

A day after Mumbai witnessed heavy rains, the city's dabbawalas have canceled their deliveries today owing to the disruption of the suburban rail services.

20 Sep 2017


Mumbai: Heavy showers throw life out of gear once again

Twenty days after "typhoon-like" rains inundated Mumbai, the city once again battled heavy showers and life was thrown out of gear.

19 Sep 2017


Mumbai rains mess: BMC blames IMD, railways, traffic department

In a report on the aftermath of heavy rains in Mumbai, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has given itself a clean chit, blaming other agencies for the mess created.

18 Sep 2017


Mumbai: Heavy rainfall predicted for five days; warning issued

Mumbai is likely to receive heavy showers over the next five days as the meteorological department has predicted heavy rainfall in several parts of Maharashtra due to an active monsoon spell.

30 Aug 2017


Mumbai at a standstill: Rains hit transport services

As Mumbai came to a stop after the incessant rains flooded and sank the sub-urban railway network; however, the city's BEST buses came to the rescue of stranded people.

30 Aug 2017


Heavy rains in Mumbai: Five dead; extremely heavy rains predicted

Mumbai is on high alert as torrential rains continue to batter the city.

29 Aug 2017


"Typhoon-like" rains lash Mumbai, heaviest downpour in years expected

Mumbai has been inundated due to continuous downpour since yesterday morning which has only gotten worse.

29 Aug 2017


Mumbai: Incessant rains affect traffic movement, suburban trains

A torrential downpour this morning and incessant rains since four days in Mumbai increased traffic congestion, hitting transport services, including the suburban trains.