The rainfall being recorded by the automatic weather stations between 27th August at 8am and August 28 at 8am was 102 mm.
3 teams on National Disaster Response Force have been deployed and two others were moved to Mumbai from Pune. Around 6.30 a.m. the rains triggered a landslide in adjoining Thane district, leading to derailment of 10 coaches of the Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto Express but there were no casualties.
Mumbai has received the heaviest and longest bout of rain since July 26, 2005, when the city was devastated by floods.
As a precautionary measure, schools and colleges remained closed on Wednesday (30 August) as more rains are expected. The downpour also caused flooding in low-lying areas. Oyo Rooms is also providing free shelter for the people who stuck in rains.
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Mumbai attempted to limp back to normalcy after Tuesday's deluge with the suburban trains on the Western Railway resuming operations, the Central Railway mainline and Harbour Line which re-started services continued to be erratic.
"Heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to occur... with extremely heavy at isolated places in districts of North Konkan, from today morning", an IMD bulletin said.
Heavy downpour left the Maximum City's airport nearly crippled with long delays, forcing airlines to divert many flights to other cities or making planes to do goarounds throughout the day. "Many of our people didn't go home last night and some left for home this morning". When it's Mumbai and rains, local train services are the first ones to get hampered.
Officials are calling on people to stay at home. The train commuters had harrowing experiences in CR, WR and Harbor Line because they were running late due to flooded tracks.