Mumbai rains: Western line completely stopped; BEST bus services diverted

Mumbai facing severe heavy rainfall from 8 am on August 3 to 3 am on August 4. IMD issued red alert to Mumbai. According to BMC, the city received 140.5 mm rain till August 4. Even the Eastern and Western Suburbs recorded 84.77 mm and 79.27 mm of rainfall respectively. Cities under water.

photo of India Gate

The weather department has issued a red alert for today and tomorrow for extremely heavy rain in Mumbai. Hence the facing severe water logging. Many services stooped. Bus routes changed. BEST bus services diverted on at least 8 routes in various parts of Mumbai city & suburbs. Though the city is ready for the aftermath.

Traffic Diversion

1)Sion road no 24 Via King Circle bridge & Bhau Daji road

2)Bandra Talkies via Linking Road

3)Kurla ST Depot via Signal station road

4) Shell Colony via Chembur Naka

5)Shivaji Chowk Pratiksha Nagar via Kopari agar

6)Dadar TT via Bhau Daji Road

7)Hindmata via Hindmata Bridge

8)King Circle via Bridge

A large part of the city is under water logging troubling the city life.The city is under high tide warning. So people are requested not to go out.  A tide of 4.51 meters is expected in Mumbai at around 12:47 pm today. Hence it is dangerous for low lying areas.

selective focus photography of glass panel with raindrops with view of commuter plane

Severe condition in Mumbai-

According to Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) more than 230 mm of rainfall recorded in the city in  last 10 hours. Hence Mumbai is under severe water logging. More rainfall expected. The corporation is ready to face the challenges. The IMD said extreme heavy rain will occur at isolated places in Mumbai. Thane and Raigad districts of Maharashtra will receive heavy rain on August 4 and August 5.


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