Mumbai Heavy Rain Live Update: Rainfall causes water logging in several areas,Train Suspended


Heavy overnight Rains in Mumbai has left several parts of the city waterlogged. 09.15 hrs on 23.09.2020. Due to continuous and very heavy rains, traffic on all lines on Mumbai Suburban section between Churchgate and Dadar is suspended from 8.15 am.

According to the IMD, the rainfall received in the 24 hours ending 8.30 am Wednesday was recorded at 286.4mm in Santacruz, 147.8mm in Colaba, 119.8mm in Thane, 39.5mm in Ratnagiri and 42.1mm in Dhanu. The weather department said intense to very intense rainfall would continue in the city till around noon. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a yellow alert for Mumbai, Thane and Raigad and an orange alert for Palghar. IMD warned that the rains could lead to localised flooding and water logging in low lying areas.

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The rains have affected local train services with the Central Railway suspending trains between CSMT-Thane/CSMT-Vashi due to waterlogging in Sion-Kurla, Chunabhatti-Kurla and Masjid. Considering the situation, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has declared holiday for all offices and establishments. Only emergency personnel will have to report to work.


Mumbai’s Nair Hospital flooded following heavy rainfall in the city. It is a Covid-19 dedicated hospital. As per Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), Mumbai city received 173 mm rainfall in the last 24 hours.

The Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) bus services have also been impacted due to the waterlogged streets.

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