Mumbai rains highlights: Dabbawala service on hold, suburban services suspended

Mumbai rains highlights: Dabbawala service on hold, suburban services suspended
Mumbai rains highlights: Dabbawala service on hold, suburban services suspended

Renowned gastroenterologist of the Bombay Hospital Dr Deepak Amarapurkar’s body found in Thane. He was returning home from work yesterday.
After a clear sunny morning, it’s raining heavily in Parel.

BEST is operating extra buses from CSMT towards Thane via eastern free way on Routes C8 and C42.

Total number of flights cancelled today is 19. Weather conditions at BOM airport have improved.

All Central Railway and Harbour Railway services have been halted temporarily. However, those who have tickets can take any express train. All the express trains will halt at Dadar and Thane.

Central Railway suspends services on CSMT-Vashi on harbour line and on CSMT-Kalyan on Main line.

Train services affected on Central Main and harbour lines, delays expected to continue for some time.

IMD forecasts downpour in Pune, Mumbai and Nashik today.

All Air India flights from Mumbai delayed by an average of 30 mins since morning because of crew constraints.

Mumbai police tweets: If your car is out of fuel/stranded, dial 100 or 8454999999 or tweet us for free towing till the nearest fuel pump or garage.

Roads are comparatively traffic free as many have avoided going to offices. Traffic on the freeway is smooth but the Andheri subway is flooded.

Waterlogging is clear all over and the traffic is normal is most of the areas. There is some traffic obstacle in Sion due to vehicles left on road.

Four killed and 12 injured during on railway tracks yesterday in different accidents.

Flights operations in Mumbai are normal.
Latest aviation weather report says the sky is overcast with cumulonimbus clouds at 8000 feet. Southerly wind (13 kmph). It is raining heavily in Mira-Bhayandar.
Dabbawalas won’t operate today as they were not able to collect back lunch boxes which they delivered yesterday, reports ANI.

Local train services resume on Western Line and the Central Railway has also resumed services from Kurla to Dombivali.

Central railway has resumed services from Kurla to Dombivali, reports ANI.

Indian Navy distributes breakfast and tea to people at CSMT station.

Rainfall recorded till 5.30 am today by IMD Colaba is 110.6 mm and at Santacruz observatory it was 328.0 mm.

Roads are normal all over Mumbai except little water-logging at Sion: DCP PRO Mumbai Police.

BEST is operating extra buses from CSMT towards Thane via eastern free way on Routes C8 and C42.

Metro rail services are also functioning normally between Andheri and Ghatkopar.

Trains running normal over all suburban lines of Western Railway.

IMD warns of “extremely heavy rainfall” in next 24 to 48 hours, NDRF, and other rescue & relief teams on alert.

Rail, road & air services interrupted due to heavy rains; schools, and colleges to remain closed today, says Maharashtra govt.

After the rains came the power outage and most parts of the city, especially the suburbs, was plunged into darkness. The electricity cuts, which lasted for over four hours in many areas, inconvenienced lakhs of consumers.

Heavy rains lashed Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra and people on roads were forced to walk in waist-high water.
There was a flurry of warnings on social media throughout the day.
Heavy rain caused traffic jams throughout Mumbai, and subways at Andheri, Santacruz and Khar were shut.And while many Mumbaikars were stranded in their offices, thousands on the roads were forced to walk in waist-high water in parts such as Khar, Linking Road and SV Road in Bandra, Lalbaug, Kalina, Hindmata (Dadar) and Sion.