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Mumbai Weather May Live Updates: Dust Storm Killing Nine and injuring 70

by Vedika Soni
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Mumbai Weather May Live Updates

Mumbai Weather May Live Updates: Dust Storm Killing Nine and injuring 70

Mumbai Weather May Live Updates: In an unexpected change of events, Mumbai witnessed a spectacular display of nature today. The city was attacked by a terrible dust storm and torrential rain. It also signaled the beginning of the monsoon season. Around 3 p.m. today, the Mumbai skyline darkened as dusty winds swept across the city. While the rain provided reprieve from the searing heat, travelers experienced delays as traffic drew to a halt during the storm.

Mumbai Weather May Live Updates

Mumbai Weather May Live Updates : Strong winds and rain hit various areas of Mumbai, including Ghatkopar, Bandra Kurla, and Dharavi. During the mayhem, a 100-foot-tall billboard toppled on a petrol pump in Ghatkopar, trapping vehicles. According to the most recent news, approximately three people have died, and another 100 are still missing.The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) is assisting with the evacuation of trapped individuals.

In contrast, operations at Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport were abruptly halted due to bad weather conditions. The enormous dust storm blanketed the airport area, limiting vision. Due to heavy winds and severe weather conditions, landing and takeoff operations were momentarily halted, affecting a large number of aircraft.

Trains Affected

Mumbai Weather May Live Updates

Operations at Mumbai’s busy airport were temporarily suspended, resulting in 15 flight diversions. Fortunately, the airport resumed operations at 5:03 PM, when the storm passed. Last week, the airport performed pre-monsoon runway work to assure aircraft safety.

Meanwhile, train service between Thane and Mulund was halted because a tree fell on the overhead wires (OHE). Furthermore, services on the Harbour line were sometimes halted due to OHE variations induced by heavy rains and strong gusts. Several cases of tree collapses and waterlogging were reported in the Thane area.

Furthermore, Central Railway slow lines were suspended due to the collapse of an OHE mast in Mulund. Metro services between Aarey and Andheri East stations were also suspended after strong winds blew a banner into an overhead wire, according to a Metro Rail official.

Mumbai Rain News Live Updates

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a thunderstorm, lightning, and heavy rain warning for Thane, Palghar, and Mumbai. Strong winds also impacted metro and suburban train services, causing interruptions in a variety of places. As the city deals with the aftermath of the storm, authorities stay attentive, safeguarding citizens’ safety and well-being despite uncertain weather conditions.

 

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