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

05 Sep 2019

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

The relentless downpour in Mumbai continues to cripple normal life.

Amitabh Bachchan faces wrath of Mumbai rains, bungalow Pratiksha inundated

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.

Mumbai Rains live updates: IMD issues orange alert

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.

Massive floods in Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra claim over 100 lives

11 Aug 2019

Massive floods in Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra claim over 100 lives

Over 100 people have lost their lives as heavy rains continue to batter the southern states of Kerala, Karnataka, and Maharashtra.

Monsoon roundup: Floods ravage India; Kerala, Maharashtra, Karnataka worst-hit

10 Aug 2019

Monsoon roundup: Floods ravage India; Kerala, Maharashtra, Karnataka worst-hit

Massive rains have led to a critical flood situation in several states across India.

Maharashtra rains roundup: Situation worsens, 1.5L evacuated, 16 people dead

08 Aug 2019

Maharashtra rains roundup: Situation worsens, 1.5L evacuated, 16 people dead

As heavy rains continue to hit several parts of the country, flooding in Maharashtra's Kolhapur, Sangli and Satara districts seems to have worsened.

Holiday declared for schools, colleges even as Mumbai rains halt

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.

Mumbai rains: Downpour batters city, 1 dead in Thane

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Mumbai rains: Cab rides become as costly as Goa flights

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Why is Mumbai facing extreme rainfall? Here, we decode

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Mumbai braces for more thunderstorms as skies turn dark

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.

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

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.

Mumbai Rains: Flight operations, local train services badly hit

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.

Mumbai: Dabbawalas suspend service after heavy rains lash city

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.

Mumbai: Heavy showers throw life out of gear once again

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.

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

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.

Mumbai: Heavy rainfall predicted for five days; warning issued

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.

Mumbai at a standstill: Rains hit transport services

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Mumbai: Incessant rains affect traffic movement, suburban trains

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.