The Indian Meteorological Department on July 4 had forecasted extremely heavy rainfall in many parts. IMD issued a statement that heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to occur at many places in Palghar, Mumbai, Thane and Raigad districts. At some places extremely heavy rainfall is likely. … [Read more...] about Traffic hit in Mumbai as overnight heavy rains cause water-logging in several parts
The Colaba observatory in South Mumbai recorded 129.6 mm rain in the 24 hours ending at 8.30 a.m. on Sunday while the Santacruz weather station in western suburbs recorded 200.8 mm rain during the same period, the IMD said. … [Read more...] about Heavy rains continue in Mumbai; low-lying areas waterlogged
The police also said night curfew was in force between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. with exemptions only for essential work, including medical emergencies. The order to not travel beyond 2 km during the lockdown was issued by the police on Sunday, while prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure were imposed on Wednesday. … [Read more...] about Mumbai Police tweak 2-km rule, permit travel ‘closer to home’
On Sunday, the suburbs woke up to intense heavy rain with 95.4mm over a span of 3-hours (8.30am to 11.30am) that later increased to 103.9mm over 12 hours (8.30am to 8.30pm). South Mumbai recorded intermittent light showers of 11.2mm during the same time. Majority of Sunday’s rain was concentrated towards parts of the suburbs, central Mumbai, and outskirts of the city. Thane recorded 179.4mm rain. … [Read more...] about Mumbai may get heavy rain today, says IMD
Mumbai, however, appears to have hit a plateau, in both daily cases as well as active cases. As of July 5, Mumbai’s active cases stood at 23,732. The city recorded 55,884 recoveries out of 84,524 cumulative cases, logging a recovery rate of 66.12%. In contrast, on June 25, Mumbai’s active cases stood at 27,659, with 39,149 recoveries out of a total of 70,878 cases. The recovery rate in Mumbai was 55.23%. Since then, the recovery rate in the city has risen by 10.89 percentage points, and the active cases have dropped by 14.2%. … [Read more...] about Are coronavirus cases in Mumbai plateauing?