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Mumbai floods

34 NDRF teams engaged in rescue ops in Maharashtra; BMC sends two teams to Raigad, Kolhapur

Brihanmumbai Mahanagarpalika is also working promptly outside its area in case of emergency

25 Jul 2021 9:43 AM

Rains disrupt traffic on Mumbai-Bengaluru highway; Vehicles stopped in Kolhapur

As many as 47 villages in Kolhapur were cut off after roads leading to them were submerged in water and 965 families were shifted

23 Jul 2021 12:22 PM

IMD issues 'red alert' for Mumbai; says conditions favourable for heavy showers

Earlier, the MeT office had sounded an 'orange alert', but it is now been changed to 'red alert' because of 'favourable synoptic conditions'

21 Jul 2021 11:56 AM

Rains pick up again in Mumbai; local train services affected

On Monday, no fresh death was reported, an official from the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said

19 Jul 2021 12:04 PM

Thackeray reviews Maharashtra’s preparedness for heavy rains

There were 361 incidents of uprooting of trees and branches and 15 incidents of wall collapse in Mumbai

07 Aug 2020 12:50 PM


Mumbai Police officer rescues dog from flood water; watch video

A drowning dog is rescued by a Mumbai Police officer when the city received a deluge of rains.

04 Jul 2019 8:45 AM

Two drown as car gets stuck in flooded Mumbai subway

The incident took place Monday night at around 11.30 when the two were returning to their homes in Malad, a senior police official said.

02 Jul 2019 7:42 PM

BMC seeks Kirloskar’s help to control floods in Mumbai

A meeting regarding flood controlling in Mumbai was held on Tuesday at Mayor’s bunglow at Dadar.

19 Jul 2018 2:19 AM

Sellers get 4 months to junk plastic

Shopkeepers to replace plastic bags with cotton, paper by Gudi Padwa.

08 Dec 2017 2:21 AM

Attend city floods’ hearing PIL, high court tells SG, AG

The PIL also sought directions to BMC to ensure improvement of infrastructure to cope with flooding.

08 Sep 2017 2:25 AM


Police save 100 people stuck in water

The police responded to the crisis via its emergency contact number and Twitter handle that day.

02 Sep 2017 2:34 AM

PM's USD 87 bn river-linking scheme to begin amid floods across India

The plan entails linking nearly 60 rivers, including Ganges, which govt hopes will cut farmers’ dependence on fickle monsoon rains.

01 Sep 2017 11:29 AM

Mumbaikars hold civic body responsible for Tuesday's rain woes

The 331.4 mm rainfall on Tuesday, the heaviest since the July 26, 2005 record of 944 mm, had caused the worst havoc in decades in the city.

31 Aug 2017 1:04 PM

2 days after Mumbai deluge, body of doctor washes ashore at Worli

The doctor was carrying an umbrella with him, which was later found near an open manhole. 

31 Aug 2017 10:11 AM

Commuters struggled at Thane station

On Wednesday morning, thousands of commuters took Eastern Freeway to reach Thane.

31 Aug 2017 3:06 AM


Social media swamped with ‘floods’ posts

Rather, these posts served as entertainment for people sitting in the warmth of their homes, sipping a hot cup of tea.

31 Aug 2017 2:57 AM

Mumbai floods: Seven dead in heavy downpour

Six injured, seven including a renowned doctor, missing.

31 Aug 2017 2:54 AM

Dahisar river floods nearby homes, shops

The overflowing river waters damaged numerous vehicles even as local shopkeepers suffered losses to the tune of several lakhs of rupees.

31 Aug 2017 2:50 AM

10 teams on standby, ready to carry out ops: NDRF on Mumbai floods

In light of past experiences, three NDRF teams had been prepositioned in Mumbai at strategic locations, says DG.

30 Aug 2017 2:46 PM

Mumbai rains claim 5 lives, senior doctor believed missing in manhole

Mumbai gauged a whopping 298 mm of rainfall, the highest in a day in August since 1997.

30 Aug 2017 12:24 PM