Mithi River

  • Heavy rains in Mumbai: Is the maximum city still not monsoon ready? July 11, 2014

    It is the same narrative yet again in India's maximum city. With two days of rainfall, Mumbai is witnessing waterlogged roads, clogged drains, traffic snarls and potholed roads. CNN-IBN takes call of people from Mumbai and takes their views of problems they are facing during monsoon. ...
  • Rain in Mumbai, maximum city's maximum annual problem July 11, 2014

    Mumbai: It is the same narrative yet again in India's maximum city. With two days of rainfall, Mumbai is witnessing waterlogged roads, clogged drains, traffic snarls and potholed roads. Given the way BMC has gone ahead with the Monsoon preparedness, this was a predictable outcome. With handful of staff available...
  • Mumbai may sink again June 29, 2012

    Mumbai: It's been seven years since more than 400 people were killed in Mumbai's worst-ever natural disaster. Reeling from the massive scale of destruction wreaked by the unprecedented deluge, authorities were quick to draw up ambitious and expensive plans for what they vowed would be a complete overhauling of the...
  • Mumbai still susceptible to 2005-like flood June 9, 2011

    Mumbai: Over 900 lives were lost and 2.5 lakh homes were damaged in the 2005 Mumbai floods. The flood resulted in a loss of Rs 450 crore. Much could've been saved if the Mithi river had not been choked by sludge and garbage and its banks not encroached by slums. Based...
  • Watch: Mumbai rained in yet again July 15, 2009

    New Delhi: It was a rather dramatic day for Mumbai which was severely waterlogged after a second day of continuous showers. Rain threw life out of gear in the maximum city. ...
  • CJs send in pictures of waterlogged Mumbai July 14, 2009

    Mumbai: CNN-IBN Citizen Jounalists have joined the reporters on the field, helping collate as much information from the ground. Take a look at some of the videos and pictures that they have sent CNN-IBN. ...
  • Watch: CJ wades through the streets of Chembur July 14, 2009

    Mumbai: Citizen Journalist Kulbir Singh Walia waded through the streets of Mumbai, in Chembur to do a status check. ...
  • Watch: Rains throw Mumbai out of gear July 14, 2009

    Mumbai: It was a rather dramatic day in Mumbai as the city was severly waterlogged after a second day of continous showers. Rains threw life out of gear in maximum city. Mumbai's infamous River Mithi flowed close to the danger mark, threatening hutments and slums alongside. ...
  • Watch: Mumbai commuters stranded due to rain July 14, 2009

    Mumbai: There was some relief at last after the rains called it a day in Mumbai. CNN-IBN correspondent Kajal Iyer spoke to some of the commuters in the city about their travel experience through the day. ...
  • Watch: Pune man rescued from raging river July 14, 2009

    New Delhi: Millions of people were hit on Tuesday as heavy rains for a second straight day flooded roads and rail tracks and forced schools and offices to shutdown in Mumbai. In the midst of all this, Mumbai witnessed the dramatic rescue of a man marooned on a small rock...
  • Mumbai down under, millions stranded July 15, 2009

    Mumbai: Millions of people were hit on Tuesday as heavy rains for a second straight day flooded roads and rail tracks and forced schools and offices to shutdown in Mumbai. Residents estimated that up to four million had been affected by the downpour that started 30 hours ago and shows no...
  • New bridge on Mumbai river may cause another deluge January 28, 2008

    Mumbai: The horror of the 2005 deluge is yet to fade from the minds of Mumbaikars — a deluge caused by the indiscriminate dumping and encroachment along the River Mithi. And it seems that a similar situation may arise in future, thanks to a bridge construction by the railways, right...
  • Mumbai deluge danger looms large June 16, 2007

    Mumbai: The memories of a flooded July 26, 2005 are hard to erase for the residents of Kurla and Kalina: the hardest hit suburbs of Mumbai. "I still remember that day when the Mithi river overflowed and entered our homes and destroyed our lives,” said a resident of Kurla,...