Mumbai rain live updates: 268.6mm rainfall recorded in Santacruz

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Mumbai rain live updates: 268.6mm rainfall recorded in Santacruz


MUMBAI: Heavy overnight rains lashed Mumbai, satellite cities, the suburbs and the coastal North Konkan belt on Tuesday hitting road and rail traffic. There was a huge landslide on a hillock with tonnes of debris falling on the Western Express Highway at Malad, blocking south-bound road traffic with commuters stuck. Here are the latest updates from the rain-hit city:

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Rain effect: Mumbai University extends admission dates. Students can now apply to colleges till 3pm on Wednesday.

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High tide hits Mumbai amid heavy rainfall

#WATCH : High tide hits #Mumbai amid heavy rainfall(Video credit: ANI)#MumbaiRains https://t.co/FCGWz0vcbL

— TOI Mumbai (@TOIMumbai)1596527011000

*Mayor Kishori Pednekar takes stock of flood situation in Mumbai

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The India Meteorological Department recorded 268.6mm of rain in Mumbai’s Santacruz, 252.2mm in Colaba and 175mm in Basai on Tuesday, following incessant rainfall in the city. Many areas, including King’s Circle and Santa Cruz, were flooded with rainwater.

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230mm rainfall occurred within 10 hours. It’s a flood-like situation. Mithi river had swelled up in the morning because of heavy rains, crossing the danger mark. As of now, it is flowing below danger level. The evacuation of people has also been stopped right now: BMC Commissioner

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A person got electrocuted after accidentally touching an electric pole in Maharashtra’s Thane city on Tuesday morning following heavy overnight rains, police said. The man was standing near a temple in Ovla area on Ghodbunder Road when he accidentally touched the electric pole and got electrocuted around 8.30am, an official from Kasarwadavali police station said.

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Harbour Line closed due to waterlogging following heavy rainfall in parts of Mumbai and suburbs

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Bombay high court suspends all hearings due to rains. Matters will be heard tomorrow.

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Owing to waterlogging, following routes have been closed for vehicular movement: Hindmata Flyover, Andheri Subway, Malad Subway, Milan Subway, King Circle, Shindewadi and Dadar TT

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BEST buses diverted on nearly 60 routes across Mumbai following heavy rainfall

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The BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation has deployed water pumps to flush out the excess flood water and clear the roads.

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Services on sections of suburban sector were halted or crawling on the Western Railway, Central Railway at various locations, while the Harbour Line was paralysed from Kurla to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus.

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Traffic backlog on Western Express Highway at Kandivali after landslide

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Landslide at #Kandivali Western Express Highway at Samta Nagar. Highway leading towards airport and city is closed

Watch: Landslide at #Kandivali Western Express Highway at Samta Nagar. Highway leading towards airport and city is… https://t.co/pzd7aAuVl7

— TOI Mumbai (@TOIMumbai)1596511215000

*BEST buses diverted on 56 routes across Mumbai due to 26 waterlogging on roads

BEST buses diverted on 56 routes across #Mumbai due to 26 waterlogging on roads#MumbaiRains https://t.co/iGY6AxXo7O

— TOI Mumbai (@TOIMumbai)1596510328000

*Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) appeals to all offices and other establishments to remain shut today, except emergency services, in view of heavy rainfall forecast, reports ANI
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Waterlogging in several parts of Mumbai after heavy overnight rain

Watch: Waterlogging in various parts of #Mumbai following incessant rainfall; visuals from #Bhandup west… https://t.co/2SCdzSxqfC

— TOI Mumbai (@TOIMumbai)1596508136000

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