Mumbai Rain Live Updates: Andheri subway is closed for traffic and waterlogged in Andheri area near subway due to heavy rain in the city.  (Photo by Raju Shinde/HT Photo)

Mumbai Rain Live Updates: Andheri subway is closed for traffic and waterlogged in Andheri area near subway due to heavy rain in the city. (Photo by Raju Shinde/HT Photo)

Mumbai Rain Live Updates: Heavy rains in Maharashtra’s Mumbai continue to cause widespread disruption across the city, with schools and educational institutions closed today and train services suspended in Mumbai and adjoining areas due to water logging on tracks and stations. . Some parts of Mumbai received more than 300 mm of rain in just six hours ending at 7 am on Monday, inundating roads and low-lying areas.…read more

Heavy rains also lashed the city throughout the day, adding to the woes of residents and forcing the closure of schools. There was no respite in sight as the India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued a ‘red’ alert for Mumbai for Tuesday, predicting heavy rain. Mumbai is expected to receive heavy rainfall today, delaying and canceling local train services.

Mumbai recorded the second heaviest 24-hour rainfall in July on Monday, with nearly 300 mm of rain recorded in just six hours. The city recorded 170 mm of rain between midnight and 3 am on Tuesday. The red alert is expected to continue till 8:30 am in Mumbai.

Despite installation of high-capacity pumps in low-lying areas, Central Railway services faced significant disruption due to waterlogging due to rain, causing inconvenience to thousands of commuters as local trains remained stuck on the tracks for hours. Not only local trains, but also flight services are facing disruption due to low visibility and water accumulation on the runway. Around 50 flights were canceled due to heavy rain in Mumbai on Monday, PTI reported.

Schools and junior colleges in rural parts of Mumbai, Thane, Navi Mumbai, Panvel, Pune as well as Ratnagiri-Sindhdurg remained closed on Tuesday due to the heavy rain alert issued by the IMD for these areas, an official said. will The Meteorological Department has issued a red alert for Mumbai, Ratnagiri, Raigad, Satara, Pune and Sindhudurg districts and an orange alert for Thane and Palghar on Tuesday (July 9).



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