Mumbai paralyzed after receiving 300 mm (11.8 inches) of rainfall in just 6 hours

Mumbai paralyzed after receiving 300 mm (11.8 inches) of rainfall in just 6 hours

Mumbai experienced severe disruptions on Monday, July 8, 2024, due to heavy rains, with a downpour of 300 mm (11.8 inches) in just six hours. The extreme waterlogging delayed several flights, trains, and buses, prompting the India Meteorological Department (IMD) to issue a Red alert for the city. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) declared a holiday for schools and colleges in response to the weather conditions.

Massive dust storm engulfs Mumbai, killing at least 14 and injuring 74

Massive dust storm engulfs Mumbai, killing at least 14 and injuring 74

A catastrophic dust storm swept through Mumbai, India, on Monday, May 13, 2024, beginning at 15:00 local time and persisting for more than two hours. The storm claimed the lives of at least eight individuals and injured over 60 others, wreaking havoc across the city.

At least 33 killed as landslides hit Mumbai, India

At least 33 killed as landslides hit Mumbai, India

At least 33 people have been killed after a series of landslides hit Mumbai, India on July 18, 2021. Heavy rains started affecting the region on Saturday night, July 17, and continued into July 18, causing severe water-logging and disruption of both rail and road…

Mumbai soaked by 6 months’ worth of rain in 5 days, India

Mumbai soaked by 6 months’ worth of rain in 5 days, India

India's largest city Mumbai registered a total of 715.3 mm (28.2 inches) from June 8 to 12, 2021 — nearly six months' worth of June rain (126.1 mm (5 inches)). Heavy downpours are expected to continue until June 17. This year, the city may overtake its…

Heavy monsoon rains leave 11 people dead in Mumbai, India

Heavy monsoon rains leave 11 people dead in Mumbai, India

At least 11 people have died while seven others were injured as heavy monsoon rains hit Mumbai, India on Wednesday, June 9, 2021, authorities reported on Thursday. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a yellow alert for the city for the next four…

Rare waterspout forms near the coast of Mumbai, India

Rare waterspout forms near the coast of Mumbai, India

A waterspout was spotted off the coast of Mumbai on Monday morning, October 5, 2020. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) called it a rare phenomenon, particularly because it occurred near the coast. Malabar Hill resident Darshan Khatau captured the waterspout…

Mumbai records highest 24-hour August rainfall since 1974, India

Mumbai records highest 24-hour August rainfall since 1974, India

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) recorded 332 mm (13 inches) of rainfall in Mumbai in a 24-hour period to Thursday, August 6, 2020, marking the city's highest August rain received in 24 hours since 1974. Heavy rains accompanied by wind speeds as high as…

Mumbai records wettest July since records began, India

Mumbai records wettest July since records began, India

With 1 474.4 mm (58 inches) of rain recorded between July 1 to 28, India's state of Maharashtra capital Mumbai saw the city's highest rainfall for this month in 76 years. The previous record was set in 2014 with 1 468.5 mm (57.8 inches) of rain. On Tuesday,…