Shiv Sena leader Aaditya Thackeray on Sunday took to Twitter and informed that all emergency & BMC staff is out at work and all pumps are actively working to pump out water through times of high tide and neap tide."Today we have braced ourselves for very heavy rainfall. It is predicted that tonight & tomorrow also we would face very heavy rainfall", he tweeted.

According to a recent update, the Malad railway station foot overbridge has been closed due to unsafe condition. Rain and waterlogging in Mumbai has now subsided after hours of downpour.

On Saturday more than 100 people stranded at a waterfall near Mumbai's Vasai after were rescued in an elaborate operation which also included an air force helicopter. A 35-year-old man from suburban Kandivli was killed after being swept away by strong currents in the waterfall, the police had earlier said.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted very heavy showers in isolated areas of Mumbai till Wednesday. “In the coming days, the intensity of rainfall is expected to increase over Mumbai and its surrounding areas as the low-pressure system on the east coast is likely to intensify the offshore trough extending from Gujarat to Kerala, leading to heavy to very heavy rainfall till Wednesday,” the Met office said.

Due to heavy rainfall, low-lying areas of Parel, Dharavi, Matunga and King's Circle in Mumbai and towns in the neighbouring Thane district, including Diva, Dombivali, Kalyan and Ambernath, were flooded

According to the latest tweet by Disaster Management, Central Line trains are running 5-10 mins late, Western Line trains are running 15-20 mins late, while train services on the Harbour route are running 5-10 mins late. So far, the city has received 8 mm of rainfall till 4 PM.

In wake of heavy rainfall, a portion of a three-storey building collapses in Kurla area, fire brigade and police are present at the spot. No injuries have been reported.

Due to a heavy downpour, BEST was unable to ply its buses in 12 waterlogged areas in Mumbai city and suburbs. According to an update by TOI, BEST buses were diverted on 47 routes since Sunday morning.

The report informs that the roads where the buses were diverted include Sion road number 24, Siddharth Nagar at Goregaon, Gandhi market, Hemant Manjrekar Marg, Bail Bazar and Sheetal Cinema areas in Kurla, SV Road in Bandra, Shell colony Road in Chembur, Sector 6 Antop Hill, Milan Subway, Hindmata Cinema and Kapadia Nagar.

According to a report by PTI, of the 26 weather stations in Mumbai and its suburbs, 14 recorded more than 100 mm rainfall since yesterday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) here said, adding the city's Chembur area received the highest 184.2 mm rainfall followed by Goregaon (162.2 mm).

The Met office forecast heavy to extremely heavy rainfall from Sunday up till Wednesday. Meanwhile, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) forecast heavy to very heavy with an isolated extremely heavy rainfall for Mumbai, Raigad, Thane and Palghar in the next 18 hours.

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Mumbai, July 8: Heavy rainfall continued to cripple normal life in Mumbai as torrential rains lashed the city and neighbouring areas since Saturday. The heavy rainfall has caused severe waterlogging at several places and submerging rail tracks on some routes.

The low-lying areas of Parel, Dharavi, Matunga and King's Circle in Mumbai and towns in the neighbouring Thane district, including Diva, Dombivali, Kalyan and Ambernath, were flooded due to incessant rains.

The Met office forecast heavy to extremely heavy rainfall from Sunday up till Wednesday. Meanwhile, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has also forecasted heavy to very heavy with an isolated extremely heavy rainfall in Mumbai, Raigad, Thane and Palghar in the next 18 hours.

According to a PTI report, of the 26 weather stations in Mumbai and its suburbs, 14 recorded more than 100 mm rainfall since yesterday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) here said, adding the city's Chembur area received the highest 184.2 mm rainfall followed by Goregaon (162.2 mm).

Earlier a road over-bridge in Ghatkopar area was closed for vehicular traffic as a precautionary measure after a crack was spotted in one of its pillars, which was later reopened.

On Saturday, as the city witnessed a heavy downpour, people were seen wading through knee-deep water. Vehicles were reported to have washed away in Andheri and some other areas. Reports inform that schools and educational institutions were shut in Nagpur following heavy rains. The city received 265 mm of rainfall on Friday causing even the state legislative assembly to flood causing the house to be adjourned.