TIMES OF INDIA
THE TIMES OF INDIA | Jul 03, 2019, 08:18:21 IST
Mumbai was Tuesday paralysed by the incessant rain, which left several areas of the financial capital waterlogged and claimed many lives in a wall collapse in a northern suburb. Heavy rains lashing the city since Sunday have thrown rail, air and road traffic out of gear, with several trains and flights being cancelled. Stay tuned to TOI for all the latest updates.
Air India passengers of Mumbai-Ahmedabad flight 091 were left seated inside the aircraft for three hours, from 6 pm onward. The flight was scheduled to depart at 5.20 pm
Mumbai airport update
As soon as the airport operator finishes the ramp work which is expected by midnight, the SpiceJet aircraft will be lifted off the ground using inflatable bags positioned under the fuselage.
Mumbai airport update
Only 45% of the ramp work is complete since the earth is soft and the airport operator is arranging for stones to compact the earth.
The intervening night of Monday-Tuesday wrought a series of monsoon-related calamities upon Mumbai. The night was long, not just for harrowed victims of various disasters but also their rescuers including police, NDRF and medical teams.
Flight services at the city airport were severely affected Tuesday with airlines cancelling 203 serivces due to incessant rains and suspension of operations from the main runway due to the skidding of an aircraft Monday night, airport officials said.
Status of long distance trains leaving Mumbai tomorrow
List of trains
Current status of long distance trains leaving Mumbai on 3.7.2019
A total of 201 flights have been cancelled after SpiceJet aircraft overrun forced the closure of main runway of Mumbai airport. Passengers booked on flights scheduled for Wednesday should expect inordinate delays
Mumbai was Tuesday paralysed by incessant rain, which left many parts of the financial capital waterlogged and 21 dead in a wall collapse in the city. Fourteen persons died in rest of Maharashtra in rain- related incidents in the last 24 hours, officials said
In the wake of record rainfall in Mumbai, airlines on Tuesday started offering waiver on cancellation, reschudling charges for flights to and from Mumbai. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the city witnessed the highest rainfall in 14 years - 357.2 mm (14.8 inches) - since the July 26, 2005, deluge
Due to very heavy rains in Mumbai area, the following trains are rescheduled /cancelled/partially cancelled
In more woes for airlines, the main runway of the Mumbai airport is likely to remain closed for flight operations till Thursday as it will take more time to remove the SpiceJet plane that was stuck partially on the runway on Monday, according to officials
Two persons travelling in a car drowned after their vehicle got stuck in a flooded subway in suburban Malad amid heavy downpour, police said Tuesday.
Efforts by rescue workers in the congested Pimpripada area of north Mumbai to get a 15-year-old girl out of the debris of a wall which collapsed, proved futile as she was brought out dead.
The Shiv Sena, which has been ruling the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) for over two decades, was trolled on social media as the city came to a standstill after incessant rains, which claimed 19 lives in a wall collapse here Tuesday.
Toll in Malad wall collapse rises to 19
GoAir to make alternate flight arrangements
Due to heavy rains that have caused flight disruptions, GoAir to accommodate impacted customers on alternate GoAir flights within 24 hours (3rd July) subject to availability
Waterlogging on railway tracks between Mankhurd and CST has disrupted harbour train services from Panvel towards CSMT
BMC says 6 of its pumping stations have pumped out more than 14,000 million litres of water and discharged it into the sea