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Mumbai rains LIVE updates: NDRF teams deployed at various junctions as downpour continues; several flights delayed

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14:36 (IST)

Navy personnel on standby in several parts of Mumbai

Indian Navy personnel are on standby in several parts of the city. They will be deployed in Colaba, Worli, Ghatkopar, Trombay, Malad for flood rescue if required, a BMC release had said.






14:31 (IST)

Severe waterlogging reported in parts of Mumbai

As downpour continues in Mumbai, waterlogging has been reported in several areas, including Mahim.






14:21 (IST)

No respite from rains till 4 pm in Mumbai

According to the met department, no respite from rains is expected till 4 pm in Mumbai.






14:14 (IST)

NDRF teams deployed at several junctions

National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams have been deployed at various junctions, including at Hindmata, which is the worst-hit, according to News18. While two flights have reportedly been cancelled due to bad weather, there are reports of several others being delayed






13:56 (IST)

Harbour Line trains halted due to Mumbai rains, reports CNN-News18






13:44 (IST)

Visuals of waterlogging in Mahim






13:37 (IST)

Heavy rainfall to continue over Mumbai, Konkan regions for next two days

"We are expecting heavy rainfall to continue over Mumbai and Konkan region for the next two days. We have issued warnings of heavy rainfall to all agencies and fishermenm" said India Meteorological Department official Ajay Kumar. 






13:28 (IST)

Several Jet Airways flights to experience delay of 20-40 minutes till 3 pm






13:14 (IST)

Visuals of heavy rainfall in Mumbai






12:49 (IST)

IMD declares onset of monsoon over Mumbai

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) today declared the onset of the monsoon over Mumbai, the adjoining Thane-Konkan areas, Ahmednagar, Parbhani and other parts of Maharashtra.






12:48 (IST)

'Heavy to very heavy rainfall' recorded in Mumbai suburbs till 8.30 am

"Heavy to very heavy rainfall was recorded in the suburbs till 8.30 am today," IMD Deputy Director KS Hosalikar told PTI.






12:22 (IST)

Trains on Central Railway line delayed by 10-12 minutes

The trains on Central Railway suburban are running with delay of 10-12 minutes due to the rains, reported ANI. "There is no cancellation at present," said CPRO Central Railway. 






12:17 (IST)

Flights delayed from Mumbai

Due to heavy rains across Mumbai, two flights, that were scheduled to depart between 12 pm and 1 pm, have been, as per the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. The flights delayed are: 6E 6939 to Bengaluru and 6E 168 to New Delhi. 






12:06 (IST)

Despite heavy downpour, Western Railway trains running on time

As heavy showers continue to lash the city, Western Railway said despite the rains, train services are running smoothly






12:04 (IST)

Colaba registers 18 mm rainfall between 8.30-11.30 am, Santacruz 4.4 mm

Between 8.30 am and 11.30 am on Saturday morning, the Colaba observatory recorded 18 mm of rainfall while the Santacruz observatory registered 4.4 mm, said IMD Mumbai. Heavy rains continue to lash Mumbai, with waterlogging reported in areas such as Mahim. 






12:00 (IST)

Heavy rains lash Mumbai, waterlogging in several areas






11:53 (IST)

Visuals from Marine Drive as rains lash parts of Mumbai
 






11:50 (IST)

Rains continue in Mumbai






11:39 (IST)

Rainfall intensity likely to decrease by Sunday

Mumbai is expected to witness moderate to heavy showers on Saturday however, according to Skymet Weather, the rainfall intensity is expected to reduce by Sunday.






11:30 (IST)

Central Railway trains slightly delayed

The Central Railway trains between Sion and Matunga are slightly delayed because of the rains, according to DNA.






11:09 (IST)

Mulund registers maximum rainfall till 3 am on Saturday at 60 mm






11:03 (IST)

Heavy showers in Goa






10:26 (IST)

Mumbai Police issues monsoon advisory 






10:07 (IST)

Navy personnel, flood rescue teams deployed across city

Navy personnel have been deployed in Colaba, Worli, Ghatkopar, Trombay and Malad for flood rescue. Six Flood Rescue Teams of Mumbai Fire Brigade are posted at Regional Command Centres.






09:53 (IST)

Three NDRF teams stationed across Mumbai 

Three teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) are stationed at Parel, Mankhurd (for assistance in eastern suburbs) and Andheri Sports Complex (for western suburbs).






09:41 (IST)

Colaba records 38.2 mm rainfall till 8.30 am, Santacruz registers 37 mm

According to IMD Mumbai, the Santacruz observatory recorded 37 mm of rainfall till 8.30 am on Saturday, while the Colaba observatory registered 38.2 mm. 






09:09 (IST)

Rains in Mumbai since 1 am today






08:50 (IST)

Colaba observatory records 38 mm rainfall till 5.30 am

As per the IMD, the Colaba observatory in Mumbai recorded 38 mm of rainfall till 5.30 am on Saturday morning.






08:43 (IST)

Rains reduced over Mumbai; heavy downpour expected in Goa, Ratnagiri






08:39 (IST)

Fishermen advised to stay away from sea

Fishermen are advised to not venture into over east central Arabian Sea off Konkan and Goa coasts as well as west central and adjoining southwest Arabian Sea off Somalia coast between 8-12 June, the IMD said in a statement.  






08:29 (IST)

Few spells of rain, thundershower likely over Mumbai, suburban areas in next 24 hrs

As per the IMD forecast, a few spells of rain and thundershower is likely to occur in Mumbai and its suburbs during the next 24 hours. "Heavy to very heavy rainfall likely to occur at one or two places," it said in a statement. 






08:16 (IST)

BMC cancels leaves of all senior officials in view of rains

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said it was gearing up to deal with any eventuality in view of the forecast of heavy rainfall. "Leaves of all the senior officials, including deputy municipal commissioners, assistant commissioners and heads of departments have been cancelled," the BMC statement said.






08:04 (IST)

Sea condition to be 'rough to very rough', says IMD

IMD Mumbai issued a statement warning that the sea will be rough this weekend, Between 8-12 June, sea condition will be "rough to very rough" over east central Arabian Sea, off Konkan and Goa coasts as well as over west central and adjoining southwest Arabian Sea off Somalia coast.






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07:56 (IST)

Here's a look at rainfall forecast for the weekend over Mumbai and neighbouring areas

Image courtesy: IMD






07:55 (IST)

People advised to stay indoors

In a statement, the Regional Meteorological Centre of Mumbai said, "As rainfall activity is likely to enhance from 8th June with further increase on 9th June, people are advised to abstain from outdoor activities as much as possible during the period and also watch for the weather."






07:47 (IST)

Santacruz observatory receives 25 mm rainfall till 5.30 am

According to Skymet Weatherthe Santacruz observatory in Mumbai received 25 mm of rainfall till 5.30 am on Saturday morning. 






07:35 (IST)

Radar shows cloud build up, rain to continue 






07:34 (IST)

Mumbai gears up for heavy rainfall

As per the IMD forecast, there is a possibility of very heavy rainfall in the Konkan districts of Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, Mumbai, Thane, Raigad and Palghar on 9-11 June.

Issuing an advisory, Regional Meteorological Centre of Mumbai said, "As rainfall activity is likely to enhance from 8th June with further increase on 9th June, people are advised to abstain from outdoor activities as much as possible during the period and also watch for weather."

Mumbai rains latest updates: Due to heavy rains across Mumbai, NDRF teams have been deployed at various junctions, according to News18. Two flights, that were scheduled to depart between 12 pm and 1 pm have been delayed, as per the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. Meanwhile, Western Railway said that despite the rains, train services are running smoothly.

The trains on Central Railway suburban are running with delay of 10-12 minutes due to heavy rains across the city. Between 8.30 am and 11.30 am on Saturday morning, the Colaba observatory recorded 18 mm of rainfall while the Santacruz observatory registered 4.4 mm, said IMD Mumbai. Heavy rains continue to lash Mumbai, with waterlogging reported in areas such as Mahim.

According to IMD Mumbai, the Santacruz observatory recorded 37 mm of rainfall till 8.30 am on Saturday, while the Colaba observatory registered 38.2 mm.

The Santacruz observatory in Mumbai received 25 mm of rainfall till 5.30 am on Saturday, according to Skymet Weather. In view of the heavy rainfall predicted for the weekend, the India Meteorological Department issued an advisory asking residents to stay indoors. “As rainfall activity is likely to enhance from 8th June with further increase on 9th June, people are advised to abstain from outdoor activities as much as possible during the period and also watch for the weather,” it said in a statement.

Mumbai, along with Thane, Raigad, Ratnagiri, and Sindhudurg districts in Maharashtra, is expected to receive rainfall at most places on Saturday, according to the IMD. Extremely heavy rainfall (above 204.5 millimetre) is expected at isolated places in these areas, but the intensity is likely to decrease on Sunday.

Several parts across the west coast of India can expect heavy spells of shower in the coming weekend as the India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted an increase in the rainfall activity over coastal Karnataka, Goa and south Maharashtra till 10 June.

Heavy rains lashed the city on Wednesday night and Thursday, leaving several areas waterlogged and delaying local trains.

While the city received pre-monsoon showers, IMD said monsoon has reached the Konkan coast.

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said it had taken precautionary measures, but there were reports of water-logging in Dadar, Parel, Cuffe Parade, Bandra, Borivali and Andheri. The civic body however claimed it received no complaints of water-logging.

Representational image. PTI

Representational image. PTI

In view of the heavy rain warning over the weekend, municipal commissioner Ajoy Mehta held a meeting with top officials of the MCGM and IMD and issued necessary instructions, the BMC release said.

Though there was no water on the tracks, suburban train services ran late by 10 to 15 minutes.

Fishermen have been asked not to venture into the sea and tourists have been asked to stay away from coastal areas, said an IMD official in Mumbai.

Issuing an advisory, Regional Meteorological Centre of Mumbai said, “As rainfall activity is likely to enhance from 8th June with further increase on 9th June, people are advised to abstain from outdoor activities as much as possible during the period and also watch for weather.”

The BMC said it was gearing up to deal with any eventuality in view of the forecast of heavy rainfall. “Leaves of all the senior officials, including deputy municipal commissioners, assistant commissioners and heads of departments have been cancelled,” the BMC statement said.

Three teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) will be stationed at Parel, Mankhurd (for assistance in eastern suburbs) and Andheri Sports Complex (for western suburbs).

Navy personnel will be deployed in Colaba, Worli, Ghatkopar, Trombay and Malad for flood rescue. Six Flood Rescue Teams of Mumbai Fire Brigade will be posted at the Regional Command Centres.

Education officers in all 24 wards have been asked to keep schools which can be used as shelters for stranded people open round-the-clock.

As per the IMD forecast, there is a possibility of very heavy rainfall in the Konkan districts of Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, Mumbai, Thane, Raigad and Palghar on 9-11 June.

With inputs from PTI

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