The intense spell may turn out to be one of the heaviest witnessed in recent years, while police said three subways were closed and in view of inundation and traffic moved at a snail's pace in at least 14 arterial city thoroughfares.
Continuous rains in the past three days have filled the Yelahanka lake, which is overflowing. The flood waters inundated the houses in the surrounding areas, including the Kendriya Vihar Apartment complex, which the CM visited on Tuesday.
A depression over the Bay of Bengal has intensified into a deep depression and crossed the Odisha coast on Monday morning, bringing heavy rains to the state, the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
A total of 50 NDRF teams has been earmarked for combating any situation emerging out of the cyclone that is expected to make landfall
Met office predicts more heavy downpours in the next two days
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The direction was issued in the wake of a Met department forecast that thunderstorm accompanied by lightning is very likely to occur at isolated places in the state.
Heavy rains and floods have claimed at least 48 lives in Pune, Aurangabad and Konkan divisions in the last three days, while crops on lakhs of hectares have been damaged.
Reports suggest crops spread over 57,354 hectares have been damaged. 'I am going to ask the Union government to provide some compensation to farmers who have lost their livelihood,' says Relief Minister Vijay
Heavy rains lashed several parts of Maharashtra, including Pune, Solapur and Kolhapur. 'NDRF, district disaster management cell have been deployed to evacuate stranded people': Officials
Mumbai experienced heavy rains overnight along with thunderstorms and lightning, causing water-logging in some low-lying areas. There may be more today.
The BMC has appealed to Mumbai residents to stay at home and urged commercial establishments, except those providing essential services, to remain closed.
The depression will intensify into a deep depression --- the third and fourth stage of any cyclone formation --- by Monday evening.
One person died in Chennai while nine persons were killed when a wall collapsed in Coimbatore.
The death toll in rain-related incidents in Bihar reached 73
For the third time this monsoon, pounding rains paralaysed the country's commercial capital on Wednesday with total disruption in road and rail traffic, though flights were not hit severely.
In Kerala, a red alert has been issued for Ernakulam, Idduki and Alappuzha as extremely heavy rains are expected in central areas of the state.
Over 30 people have been killed in rain-related incidents in five districts of western Maharashtra in the last one week, including 17 who drowned when a boat capsized near Brahmanal village in Sangli on Thursday.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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