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  • 9:57 AM IST

    Mumbai Rains LIVE: According to reports, Maharashtra government has extended the time for reporting for round two of the `Centralised Admission Process’ (CAP) for engineering courses by two days due to the heavy rains.

    State Higher Education Minister Vinod Tawde said reporting for CAP round two for engineering has been extended till July 29.
  • 9:56 AM IST

    Mumbai Rains LIVE: There will be a marginal relief from heavy mumbairains during the next 24 hours, tweets Skymet Weather.

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  • 8:03 AM IST

    Mumbai Rains LIVE: Traffic resumed at Pen-Khopoli highway after police removed fallen trees from the highway. The work was carried out in the night with the help of a JCB machine. Now the traffic is smooth there.

  • 8:01 AM IST

    Mumbai Rains LIVE: Portion of a ceiling collapsed in Nand Vilas building in the Maulana Shaukat Ali road area today at 4 am. One person is reported to have sustained injuries in the rain-induced accident.

Mumbai: With heavy rains throwing Mumbai’s life out of gear on Saturday, the deluge is expected to continue today as well.

Extremely heavy rainfall is predicted for July 28, following which the local and state administration has advised people to stay indoors. An IMD advisory read, “Due to the strengthening of monsoon currents and the formation of a low-pressure area over North West Bay of Bengal, the rainfall intensity is very likely to increase over North Konkan during next 48 hours,” stated an IMD advisory.”

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation tweeted:

Heavy rainfall had led to a cancellation of 11 flights and nine diversions which were scheduled to arrive at Mumbai airport on Saturday.

Earlier in the day, as many as 1000 passengers were also rescued from Mahalaxmi Express which stalled between two stations due to rains.