Mumbai Rains

  • Watch: The Week That Wasn't with Cyrus Broacha July 20, 2014

    In this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on journalist Ved Pratap Vaidik's for meeting 26/11 mastermind Hafeez Saeed, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Brazil for BRICS summit. He also takes on Bollywood actor Salman Khan for refusing to pose for shutterbugs. ...
  • TWTW: Potholes, traffic jams, waterlogging, that's Mumbai in monsoons July 20, 2014

    Heavy rains continued to lash Mumbai and adjoining areas impacting movement of suburban trains and vehicular traffic and throwing normal life out of gear. Mumbai suburban railway, the city's lifeline, was in disarray with water overtopping the tracks at several places on the Western, Central and Harbour lines. ...
  • Incessant rain leads to water logging at Mumbai airport July 11, 2014

    Incessant rain for the past two days has led to water logging in several parts of Mumbai. Water logging was seen at Mumbai's newly constructed international airport. Water entered the baggage screening area of the airport in the morning. The rains have exposed the facilities at the newly constructed airport. ...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle July 11, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • Heavy rain in Mumbai: Roads waterlogged, BMC caught unprepared July 11, 2014

    Incessant rain for the past two days has led to water logging in several parts of Mumbai. But the BMC disaster management team said that the situation is under control and no advisory has been issued by them. Rail and road traffic in the city has been slow. ...
  • News 360: Government brings TRAI Bill to appoint of PM's principal secretary July 11, 2014

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday slammed the opposition parties for their remarks over the appointment of Nripendra Mishra saying Prime Minister Narendra Modi has the right to choose his staff. The BJP and the Congress are set for a face-off over the appointment of the Prime Minister's Principal Secretary...
  • 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...
  • Snapshot: Waterlogged roads choke normal life in Mumbai July 11, 2014

    Mumbai: The same narrative yet again in India's maximum city. With just two days of rainfall, Mumbai is witnessing waterlogged roads, clogged drains, traffic snarls and potholed roads. ...
  • Photos: Did it rain right inside the Mumbai Metro? Shocked commuters tweet photos and videos of rainwater inside a train July 3, 2014

    Surprised commuters on the Mumbai Metro rail scurried for cover as water poured from an air conditioning vent into a carriage. Soon, the photos of inside a train carriage with its floor flooded and rain water still pouring from the ceiling went viral on the Internet. The DNA newspaper quoted a...
  • Heavy rainfall throws Mumbai out of gear, local trains running late July 2, 2014

    Mumbai: Heavy rainfall in Mumbai overnight and early on Wednesday morning has made life difficult for residents of the city. While areas in South Mumbai like Colaba received no rainfall, suburbs like Santa Cruz received 105 milimetres rainfall. Local trains in Mumbai are running late as water has accumulated on...
  • Mumbai: Hours after downpour, city grapples with waterlogging July 24, 2013

    Mumbai: While it has stopped raining in most of the parts in Mumbai, people in the city are still grappling with severe waterlogging. Heavy rainfall from the past two days had lead to waterlogging in parts of Hindmata, Grant Road, Napean Sea Road and the Lokhandwala Complex. A one km-long...
  • Mumbai building collapse: Death toll rises to ten, six injured June 11, 2013

    Mumbai: The death toll in the tragic building collapse in Mahim, Mumbai rose to ten on Tuesday. Six people have been injured in the incident and include a fireman. Two others are still feared trapped in the debris and the rescue operations are on. Altaf Mansion, the five-storey building on Cadell...
  • Mumbai: 5-storey building collapses after heavy rain; 4 dead June 11, 2013

    Mumbai: Another tragic building collapse in Mahim, Mumbai has left four people dead and six injured. The injured include a fireman and many are feared trapped in the debris. Altaf Mansion, the five-storey building on Cadell Road collapsed late on Monday night after it rained heavily in the city. Around...
  • Waterlogged streets, traffic jams: Is BMC prepared to fight rain misery? June 10, 2013

    The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) preparedness is once again under question as the drop in temperatures has come with waterlogged streets, traffic jams and delayed train schedules. ...
  • Rains in Mumbai lead to waterlogging in low-lying areas June 10, 2013

    Mumbai: Heavy rain continued to lash Mumbai and coastal Maharashtra for the second consecutive day on Monday, disrupting normal life in the region. While the mercury dipped in the city bringing respite from intense heat, many parts of the city and suburbs was waterlogged and some parts were flooded on...
  • Heavy rains in Mumbai wash away claims by BMC September 4, 2012

    Mumbai: Heavy rains in Mumbai have washed away the tall claims of civic agencies. Almost Rs 80 crore have been spent on de-silting and repairing potholes, but Mumbaikars say that is money washed down the drain, quite literally. The exasperated Mumbaikars are asking why crores of rupees of their tax money...
  • Rs 70 cr spent, but Mumbai struggles in rains September 4, 2012

    Mumbai: The Maximum City came to a halt on Monday evening as the torrential rains exposed the Brihan Mumbai Corporation's claims and the Mayor's challenge that the agencies were prepared for tackling Monsoon 2012. The BMC had spent over Rs 50 crore this year alone on desilting of drains and...
  • Heavy rains lash Mumbai, Thane worst hit September 4, 2012

    Mumbai: Even though water has receded from most places in Mumbai, the Meteorological Department has predicted heavy rainfall on Tuesday as well. The rains on Monday left many areas in the city waterlogged, one dead and four injured in its wake. Parts of Dadar Hind Mata and many roads were...
  • Weather in Mumbai: Heavy Rains continue in Thane, thousands marooned September 4, 2012

    Thane/ Mumbai: Incessant rains for the second day in a row wreaked havoc in Thane district, cutting off several low lying areas, leaving thousands of people marooned. According to district authorities, parts of many areas like Bhiwandi, Kopri, Naupada, Bhayander, Dahanu and Kalyan were completely inundated owing to continous downpour during the...
  • Mumbai comes to a halt, Met predicts more rain September 4, 2012

    Mumbai: After receiving heavy rainfall on Monday, Mumbai had some brief respite for a while. For now, water has receded in most places. The trains and flights are on time. However, the Meteorology Department has predicted heavy rainfall on Tuesday as well. The rains on Monday left many areas in the...
  • News 360: Heavy rains in Mumbai hit rail, road traffic September 3, 2012

    With monsoon remaining active over the region, Maharashtra on Monday received heavy rains. While trains on the harbour, central and western lines were running late, no trains were cancelled. ...
  • Rain chaos in Mumbai, train services affected August 29, 2011

    Mumbai: Heavy rains have hit normal life in Mumbai and left many areas waterlogged. Road, rail traffic and flights have been severely affected and municipal schools closed in Maharashtra's capital. Train services on Mumbai's Central and Harbour line were disrupted causing inconvenience to daily commuters and office goers. The train service...
  • Mumbai's monsoon woes begin, trains delayed June 11, 2011

    New Delhi: Heavy rains lashed Mumbai on Saturday morning resulting in water logging and flooding in the low lying areas of the city. Heavy rains continued to lash the city for the third consecutive day on Saturday, causing water logging in several parts of the metropolis. The city has received about...
  • Rs 90 cr spent on Mumbai potholes but holes stay July 21, 2010

    If a bumpy ride, thanks to several such potholes on Mumbai's roads infuriates you every time you encounter them…then the Municipal Corporation's claim of already spending more than Rs 90 crores to fill these very potholes will certainly shock you…Believe it or not, BMC, the richest civic body in the...
  • Mumbaikars living precariously in 'unsafe' buildings June 17, 2010

    Mumbai: The incident of a wall collapse early Wednesday morning that killed 8 labourers and injured many in Mumbai’s Thane due to heavy rains, highlights the conditions of the Maximum city's 'unsafe buildings'. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has declared 700 dilapidated buildings across the city as 'unsafe' during the...
  • FTN Blog: Our cities are geared for the rich July 15, 2009

    CNN-IBN Senior Editor Sagarika Ghose blogs about Tuesday's Face the Nation topic. She says the metro accident in Delhi and the waterlogging in Mumbai motivated CNN-IBN to start a discussion on which way our cities are heading. ...
  • Mumbai rain-hit but spared traffic woes July 15, 2009

    Mumbai: Heavy rains continued to lash the financial capital for the third day on Wednesday. However, there was no water logging and road and rail traffic was not disrupted. Flights were delayed by a few minutes due to poor visibility at the airport. Rainfall recorded in the last 22 hours since...
  • Monsoon wading: Rainwater floods Bachchan home July 15, 2009

    Mumbai: The rains in Mumbai have not spared even the rich, famous and affluent. One person harassed by the water deluge is Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan. Rain water has flooded the lawns of the Bachchan residence called "Prateeksha" in Juhu and the ground floor of his office "Janak" nextdoor. the level...
  • FTN: Why dream cities turn living nightmares July 15, 2009

    Every day seems to bring yet another story of an urban nightmare. Mumbai was completely waterlogged on Tuesday after the second day of continuous rain. Mumbai has spent over Rs 1,000 crore on the Bandra-Worli sea link but clearly not enough on drainage. Delhi is still in shock after the...