Updated on October 8, 11:30 PM: Tuesday night saw unexpected heavy to very heavy rains returning to Mumbai and adjoining areas. In fact, rains have been more heavy across the suburbs. Rains were accompanied by high velocity winds, thunderstorms and intense lightning strikes.
According to weathermen, these rains can be attributed to the movement of cyclonic circulation over Madhya Maharashtra over Konkan & Goa region. Due to this, engulfed Mumbai and adjoining areas around 8 pm tonight. By 9:30 pm, most parts of the city including Kalyan, Thane, Badlapur and Navi Mumbai had started reporting rains of varying intensity.
Well, the clouds show no sign of losing energy and thus, these rains and thundershowers may continue for another 2-3 hours. It may also trigger local flooding.
Updated on Sep 20, 12:00 PM: Mumbai Rains have picked up pace with many parts of the city witnessing good rains. In fact, rainfall has been heavy in the city wherein Santa Cruz observatory recorded 35 mm of rains between 8:30 am and 11:30 am.
Now, as per weathermen, these rains will continue today with rains being heavier in many pockets.
Updated on Sep 20, 10:00 AM: Intense showers will continue over parts of Andheri, Goregaon, Vikroli, Santacruz, Bandra, Dadar Malabar and Colaba during the next 2-3 hours. Waterlogging and localised flooding is likely.
Updated on Sep 20, 9:00 AM: Bandra, Prabha Devi, Dadar, Parel, Church Gate, Colaba, Andheri, Vile Parle, Sion in Mumbai to get intense showers for the next two hours. Chances of waterlogging will disturb the Mumbai Traffic as well.
Updated on Sep 20, 8:00 AM: As the Monsoon surge is still active, we expect Santa Cruz and western suburbs of Mumbai to observe intense spells of rain until today afternoon. This may lead to water-logging in some parts of the city. Meanwhile, the eastern suburbs will get isolated patchy rains only.
Updated on Sep 19, 7:00 AM: Santacruz in Mumbai recorded 69mm of heavy rain in last 21 hours. Many areas of suburbs also received heavy showers.
Updated on Sep 19, 6:00 AM: Heavy Mumbai rains to continue today, traffic chaos and water logging expected
Mumbai rains have once again picked up pace with the Santa Cruz observatory witnessing over 50 mm of rainfall in the last nine hours. The suburbs have been seeing even heavier showers, continuing since morning hours.
Along with rains, lightning strikes are also making their appearances. Now, Mumbai rains are all set to intensify further resulting in traffic chaos and water logging in many parts. This will cause office commuters trouble in reaching their workplaces.
Heavy to very heavy rains will be seen on both September 19 and 20. This will only wreak havoc over the city further, bringing life to a standstill.
Updated on Sep 19, 5:00 AM: Schools and junior colleges to remain closed in Mumbai, Thane and Konkan region on September 19
Updated on Sep 18, 6:00 PM: Mumbai records 38 mm of rain in a span of 3 hours, heavy rains to continue
Heavy rains have been lashing Mumbai city for the last few hours. In a span of 3 hours, the Santa Cruz Observatory in Mumbai has recorded 38 mm of rain. More rain of moderate to heavy intensity is likely for the rest of the day. Heavy to very heavy Mumbai rains expected on September 19 and 20, i.e. Thursday and Friday. These showers are likely to be heavy enough to cause waterlogging in many parts of the city.
Updated on Sep 18, 12:35 PM: Mumbai and Suburbs on red alert, heavy to very heavy rains expected from tomorrow
heavy to very heavy Mumbai rains will make a comeback on September 19 and 20, i.e. Thursday and Friday. These showers are likely to be heavy enough to cause waterlogging in many parts of the city. This will also cause commuting difficult, also resulting in traffic chaos over the city of Mumbai. A red alert has already been issued for these upcoming very heavy spells of rains.
Parts of Palghar, Vashi, Thane, Kharghar, Raigad, Nerul, Panvel, Badlapur and adjoining areas will also see these hefty rains during the same time period.
Updated on Sep 9, 4:00 PM: Mumbai records 49 mm in 6 hours, showers to reduce
Mumbai rains which were very heavy for the past few days have witnessed some reduction. Today there has been a slight increase wherein in the last six hours, Santa Cruz in Mumbai has recorded 49 mm of rains.
Now, as per weathermen, rains in Mumbai will witness a reduction and the city will see light showers only from tomorrow. In fact, intensity of rains will reduce today evening onward only.
Updated on Sep 8,11:50 AM: Heavy rains ahead for Mumbai and suburbs
Heavy rains to continue in many parts of Mumbai and suburbs. Waterlogging and difficulty in commuting might be witnessed over multiple areas today. The rain activities will start reducing by tonight. Further decrease in rain activities is likely until early morning tomorrow.
Its raining very heavily in koparkhairane Navi Mumbai @SkymetWeather with thundering & lightning
One of the heaviest downpour of the season so far @Mpalawat
— 🇮🇳 ratnakar shetty (@ratnakars) September 8, 2019
Heavy #rains to continue in many parts of #Mumbai and suburbs. Waterlogging and difficulty in commuting might be witnessed in multiple areas. Residents are advised to avoid outdoors. #MumbaiRains #Monsoon2019 https://t.co/BV5zTmLXgi
— SkymetWeather (@SkymetWeather) September 8, 2019
— SkymetWeather (@SkymetWeather) September 8, 2019
Updated on Sep 8, 9:15 AM: During the last 24 hours, Colaba has recorded 66mm and Santacruz 119 mm of rainfall
Updated on Sep 8, 8:40 AM: Thundershowers to continue over Mumbai and suburbs with few intense spells
During the last 24 hours, Mumbai has received very heavy rains to the tune of 112 mm. Thundershowers to continue today as well with a few intense spells in many parts of Mumbai and suburbs. Intense rains are also expected in some areas, but widespread rains are not on cards for the city. City conditions are not expected to go out of control the way it did recently. However, there might be some problems with commuting in some parts of the city.
For details, read: Mumbai records 112 mm rains, to continue today as well
Updated on Sep 7, 11:00 PM: Now cast for Mumbai
Spells of moderate rain and thundershower with isolated heavy would continue at many places over Mumbai, Mumbai Suburban, Palghar, Alibag, Virar, Bhiwandi, Ghodbandar, Borivali, Kalyan, Dadar, Dombivli, Goregaon, Malad, Chembur, Malabar Hills, Colaba, Navi Mumbai, Kurla and Thane during next 6-8 hours.
Updated on Sep 7, 3:45 PM: Mumbai rains have gotten intense in a few parts of the city and suburbs and will continue to be the same today. Waterlogging in low lying areas is also a possibility. By tomorrow, rains will reduce slightly with moderate showers possible.
Updated on Sep 7, 2:15 PM: Mumbai rains have begun and the city has been witnessing good rains. In fact, areas of Borivali, Kalyan, Dombivali and a few others are currently seeing some rains. Moreover, Kurla, Tilak Nagar, Chembur and other parts are also seeing some rainfall and will continue through the day with moderate intensity and a few sharp showers can also be witnessed.
Updated on Sep 7, 11:50 AM: Moderate rains to be seen over the Mumbai and suburbs, intensity to decrease from tomorrow
In the last 24 hours, Santa Cruz observatory recorded only 23 mm of rains. Rains will increase today and thus, moderate rains with a couple of intense spells may be seen over the city and its adjoining suburbs. These rains will not be heavy enough to cause any disruption to the day to day lives of the people. Rainfall activity will reduce to a good extent by tomorrow and only light rains will be seen over Mumbai and its adjoining suburbs.
Updated on Sep 6, 10:55 AM: Light to moderate rain to continue in Mumbai and suburbs, Mumbai rains to increase around September 8
Mumbai rains have been moderate to heavy in the last 24 hours, however, the city will now move towards reduced rains. Rain in Mumbai will continue but the intensity will not be as heavy.
Now, rainfall activity will pick up pace around September 8, when Monsoon surge will get activated once again.
Updated on Sep 5, 11:15 PM: Nowcast for Mumbai
Spells of moderate rain and thundershower with isolated heavy would occur at many places over Mumbai, Mumbai Suburban, Palghar, Alibag, Ghodbandar, Borivali, Kandivali, Malad, Goregaon, Chembur, Colaba, Malabar Hills, Kalyan, Dadar, Bhiwandi, Navi Mumbai and Thane during next 4-6 hours.
Updated on Sep 5, 10:30 PM: 32 flights cancelled, 350 delayed
Heavy rains lashing Mumbai since the weekend continued to hit flight operations from the city on Thursday, leading to 32 cancellations, mostly of Indigo, and over 350 flight delays. Of the cancelled flights, 18 were departures and the rest 14 were arrivals.
Updated on Sep 5, 04:10 PM: Two washed away in flooded nullahs in Thane, Palghar
Two persons including a seven-year-old boy were washed away in flooded nullahs in Thane and neighbouring Palghar district in the last two days.
Updated on Sep 5, 04:00 PM: At least 5 people dead in the past 2 days in rain-related incidents: BMC Disaster Management cell
Updated on Sep 5, 02:00 PM: Mumbai rains: 30 flights cancelled, 118 delayed
Flight operations at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) here were affected for the second day with the cancellation of 30 flights and another 118 getting delayed on Thursday.
Updated on Sep 5, 11:00 AM: Train services restart in Mumbai after rainy Wednesday
A lull in the rains offered much-needed respite to Mumbai on Thursday with train and road traffic returning to normal. Services on the Central line restarted around 12.15 am between Kurla to Kalyan and around 12.35 am between Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) to Goregaon, officials said.
Updated on Sep 5, 02:30 AM: Railway ministry says 4,500 passengers were rescued from stranded trains
Due to incessant and heavy rains, water level rose above track level leading to suspension of services in some parts of mumbai suburban section.
Some trains held up enroute. Around 4500 passengers were quickly & safely escorted/evacuated. Buses arranged for them. pic.twitter.com/utqecudOVL
— Ministry of Railways (@RailMinIndia) September 4, 2019
Updated on Sep 4, 11:55 PM: Mumbai rains picked up pace again around 8:00 pm with Santa Cruz recorded 25 mm of rainfall between 8:30 pm to 11:30 pm. With this, Mumbai has recorded 242 mm of rains from 8:30 am to 11:30 pm today.
Updated on Sep 4, 11:45 PM: As a precautionary measure due to rains, all schools & junior colleges in Mumbai, Thane & Konkan region will remain closed tomorrow.
Updated on Sep 4, 11:20 PM: Central Railway: Water has not yet receded between Kurla and Sion/Chunabhatti section. As of now no services are being run between CSMT-Vashi, CSMT-Thane section.
Updated on Sep 4, 08:05 PM: All trains services between Mumbai and Gujarat stopped due to heavy rains.
Updated on Sep 4, 08:00 PM: In view of heavy water logging on tracks at various locations in Mumbai, out station WR trains leaving Mumbai from 6 pm to midnight on September 4 will be put back by about two hours.
Updated on Sep 4, 07:55 PM: Mithi river crossed danger mark earlier today
The Mithi river that passes through Mumbai crossed the danger mark earlier today because of the heavy rainfall in the city. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has evacuated people living in low-lying areas around the river.
Updated on Sep 4, 07:45 PM: Services on Central Railway remain suspended on Thane-CSMT, CSMT-Bandra/Andheri/Goregaon and Vadala-Vashi
Updated on Sep 4, 07:30 PM: Indigo offers rescheduling/cancellation fee waiver till Thursday
Stay safe and keep a tab on your flight status. https://t.co/3Kyc1Yp8nB
— IndiGo (@IndiGo6E) September 4, 2019
Updated on Sep 4, 06:20 PM: Weather Alert for Mumbai and Maharashta
Intermittent rain and shower will continue at many places with few heavy spells over Ahmadnagar, Akola, Amravati, Aurangabad, Bhandara, Buldana, Chandrapur, Dhule, Gadchiroli, Gondiya, Hingoli, Jalgaon, Jalna, Kolhapur, Mumbai, Mumbai Suburban, Nagpur, Nandurbar, Nashik, Palghar, Pune, Raigad, Ratnagiri, Sangli, Satara, Sindhudurg, Thane, Wardha, Washim and Yavatmal districts during next 6-12 hours.
Updated on Sep 4, 06:10 PM: Mumbai rains did see a reduction during the last three hours. In the past three hours between 2:30 pm and 5:30 pm, Santa Cruz saw 7 mm of rains, taking the 9 hours figure to 217 mm of rainfall. Colaba in the last 9 hours saw 71 mm of rains while Alibag recorded 112 mm during the same time period.
Updated on Sep 4, 05:50 PM: Provision of space for emergency accommodation for stranded long distance passengers has been made through NDRF at various locations at Borivali, Kandivali, Malad, Bandra, Vile Parle, Santacruz, Goregaon and Andheri.
Updated on Sep 4, 04:50 PM: Red alert for Mumbai for the next 24 hours
After heavy Mumbai rains continuously lashing the city, a red alert has been issued in Mumbai and its adjoining areas of Thane, Palghar, Raigad for the next 24 hours. Mumbai rains continue to be on the higher side and rainfall has been non stop lashing with no signs of stoppage.
Updated on Sep 4, 04:35 PM: In view of waterlogging on tracks between Nallasopara and Virar, Western Railway has released helpline numbers for passengers.
Kelve Road: 022 67639063
Palghar: 02525 254929
Boisar: 022 67639065/66
Dahanu Road: 022 67649510
Updated on Sep 4, 04:25 PM: RPF rescues passengers from train stranded between Sion and Kurla
Updated on Sep 4, 04:00 PM: The Western Express Highway is witnessing major traffic congestion
Updated on Sep 4, 03:30 PM: Mumbai records 207 mm in six hours
Mumbai rains have been heavy and in the last six hours between 8:30 am and 2:30 pm, Santa Cruz has received 207 mm of rains. Rains will continue today with showers remaining on the heavier side.
JUST IN: #SantaCruz has recorded a whopping 207 mm of rains in just six hours between 8.30 am and 2.30 pm today. Expect more rains ahead. #MumbaiRains #MumbaiRain #MumbaiTraffic #MumbaiRainsLive #Mumbai
— SkymetWeather (@SkymetWeather) September 4, 2019
Updated on Sep 4, 02:00 PM: Western Railway update
Western Railway declares that due to incessant rains in Mumbai several long distance trains from the city would remain cancelled on Wednesday, asks passengers to check train status before venturing on journey. Passengers are requested to check train status on https://enquiry.indianrail.gov.in/ntes/index.html or enquiry no. 139.
Following incessant rains in Mumbai area over WR section & water logging on tracks at Nallasopara, many long distance trains of WR leaving Mumbai on 4th Sept, 2019 will be cancelled. Passengers are requested to check train status on https://t.co/I6LcHIYfpG or enquiry no. 139. pic.twitter.com/GEQPsLH97e
— Western Railway (@WesternRly) September 4, 2019
Updated on Sep 4, 01:50 PM: Around 1,500 people evacuated from Kranti Nagar, Kurla as Mithi river overflows. NDRF, Navy mobilised for Kranti Nagar, Kurla.
Updated on Sep 4, 01:10 PM: Heavy rains, strong wind led to five go-arounds at the Mumbai airport. Flights are delayed by an average of 25 minutes
Updated on Sep 4, 01:05 PM: Train services between Kurla and Chunabhatti stopped: Central Railway
Central Railway declared that train services between Kurla and Chunabhatti are shut owing to heavy rainfall and flooding.
Updated on Sep 4, 12:55 PM: Services on all six train lines between Vikhroli-Kanjurmarg stopped: Central Railway
Due to continuous heavy rains and waterlogging between Vikhroli and Kanjurmarg, train services on all six lines have been suspended.
Updated on Sep 4, 12:45 PM: Long distance trains at Nallasopara running at restricted speed: Western Railway
Water levels reaching above 120 mm of tracks at Nallasopara on fast line, few long-distance trains are running at restricted speed.
Updated on Sep 4, 12:20 PM: Train services at Sion and Matunga held up due to water logging: Central Railway
Central Railway notified that both up and down fast line train services between Sion and Matunga are held up due to severe waterlogging.
Updated on Sep 4, 12:15 PM: Trains between Vasai Road and Virar running with less frequency
Western Railway suburban services are running without any disruption between Churchgate and Vasai Road. However, due to track failure at Virar, the trains between Vasai Road and Virar are running with less frequency.
Updated on Sep 4, 12:10 PM: In wake of heavy rain orange alert issued for Mumbai
Due to heavy rain, Orange alert has been issued for Mumbai. 4.38 metre high tide is expected at 3.09 pm on Wednesday.
Updated on Sep 4, 12:05 PM: Diversion, curtailment and cancellation of BEST buses due to water logging and heavy
Here are the diversion, curtailment and cancellation of #BEST buses due to water logging and heavy #MumbaiRain. #MumbaiRainsLive #MumbaiTraffic #MumbaiRains #MumbaiRainsLiveUpdates pic.twitter.com/0EWRnhBZcd
— SkymetWeather (@SkymetWeather) September 4, 2019
Updated on Sep 4, 11:55 AM: Santa Cruz recorded 121 mm of rainfall in the last three hours
Mumbai rains have gotten intense enough. So much so that Santa Cruz has recorded 121 mm of rainfall in the last three hours. In fact, with this, Mumbai has witnessed 403 mm of rains in just four days time against its monthly average of 341 mm in September. Now, more rains will continue to lash the maximum city today with flooding conditions in many parts of the city.
Updated on Sep 4, 11:50 AM: Nowcast for Mumbai
Heavy spells of rain and shower to continue at many places over Mumbai and suburban during next 2-3 hours. The flood like conditions and water logging wil be affecting at many places.
Updated on Sep 4, 11:30 AM: IndiGO issues travel advisory for Mumbai
"It's been pouring in #Mumbai. Keep enough travel time in hand and a tab on your flight status. For flight status, visit http://bit.ly/2EjJGGT or send an SMS ST as DDMM, e.g. for flight 6E-333 for Sep 04, send ST 333 0409 to 566772," IndiGo tweeted.
#6ETravelAdvisory: It's been pouring in #Mumbai. Keep enough travel time in hand and a tab on your flight status. For flight status, visit https://t.co/TQCzzy2a2s or send an SMS ST <flight no.><flight date> as DDMM, e.g. for flight 6E-333 for Sep 04, send ST 333 0409 to 566772.
— IndiGo (@IndiGo6E) September 4, 2019
Updated on Sep 4, 11:15 AM: High tide during afternoon around 3 pm may increase water logging in parts of Mumbai. Avoid going out, if its not very necessary.
Updated on Sep 4, 11:04 AM: Suburban trains running late, service disrupted on Western Line
Due to heavy rain and poor visibility, mainline suburban trains running 10 to 12 minutes late and Harbour Line trains running 10 minutes late. On Western Line, train services disrupted along Bhayandar to Virar route.
Updated on Sep 4, 11:02 AM: Ganpati pandals in the city have been asked to shut their power line.
Updated on Sep 4, 11:00 AM: Flights delayed at Mumbai airports
As heavy rains continue to lash Mumbai, several flights have been delayed at the airports in the city.
Updated on Sep 4, 10:20 AM: Schools to remain closed in wake of heavy Mumbai rains
It was another morning of heavy Mumbai rains with water-logging as seen in several parts of the city. Due to heavy amounts of rainfall, the schools in the city will remain closed today.
Updated on Sep 4, 09:05 AM: Mumbai rains to continue with moderate intensity, few intense spells also likely
Heavy Mumbai rains to the tune of 103 mm have been recorded in a span of 21 hours until 5:30 am today. Heavy showers have resulted in water-logging and traffic disruption in some parts of the city such as Sion, Parel, Dadar, and Byculla.
According to Skymet Weather, moderate rains with a few intense spells are likely in Mumbai today as well as tomorrow.
Although short breathers in between are likely, intense showers may result in some sort of disruption. This may even lead to traffic chaos and water-logging in parts of the city. Thus, precautions must be taken while stepping out.
Updated on Sep 3, 5:00 PM: Mumbai rains which were very intense for the past 24 hours, resulting in three digit rains after long have now seen a reduction.
In fact, rains have been mostly light today with Santa Cruz recording just 5 mm of rains between 8:30 am and 11:30 am and 1 mm between 11:30 am and 2:30 pm, taking the total rains for today to a good 6 mm of rainfall.
Moreover, on and off rains are expected to continue at least for the next 48 hours due to which, temperatures may see a reduction with pleasant weather likely over the city.
Updated on Sept 3, 08:30 AM: Moderate Mumbai rains to continue with isolated heavy spells for another 48 hours
In the last 21 hours from 5.30 am yesterday, Santa Cruz in Mumbai has recorded 106 mm of rainfall. We expect a few on and off moderate spells to continue with isolated heavy spells over some pockets of Mumbai and suburbs. These rains might lead to waterlogging and traffic disruptions. These on and off rains are expected to continue at least for the next 48 hours. Now, the temperatures are set to fall down and weather will remain pleasant in Mumbai.
Updated on Sept 1, 06:44 PM: Mumbai rains to continue with moderate intensity for another 24 hours
During the last 24 hours, Mumbai rains have occurred with light to moderate in intensity. Colaba recorded 5 mm rainfall while Santa Cruz observed 15.7 mm rains from 8:30 am on Saturday.
As per the meteorologists at Skymet, a similar condition is likely wherein Mumbai and suburbs would record moderate showers for the next 24 hours.
The reason for these rains can be attributed to the presence of a Cyclonic Circulation over the South Gujarat coast.