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City sees lightning, moderate showers

Mumbai, Oct. 22 -- After bright sunny conditions through the day, the city witnessed lightning and loud thunder, accompanied by moderate showers, on Monday evening. The weather bureau had predicted t... Read More


Expect moderate rainfall and thundershowers today: IMD

MUMBAI, Oct. 21 -- The India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted cloudy conditions with the possibility of light to moderate rain or thundershowers for Mumbai on Monday. Most of the state may wi... Read More


Rejected twice, air pollution plan for city finally gets nod

Mumbai, Oct. 20 -- The Centre has accepted the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board's (MPCB) revised action plan on air pollution for Mumbai and dispensed Rs.25 crore to the state for the speedy implem... Read More


Mumbaiites get break from October heat as rain makes a comeback

Mumbai, Oct. 20 -- The city witnessed post-monsoon showers for the second consecutive day on Saturday, with the suburbs recording 10mm (light) rainfall between 8.30am and 8.30pm and south Mumbai recei... Read More


Rejected twice, air pollution plan for city finally gets nod

Mumbai, Oct. 20 -- The Centre has accepted the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board's (MPCB) revised action plan on air pollution for Mumbai and dispensed Rs.25 crore to the state for the speedy implem... Read More


3 crackers violating noise rules need to be banned this year: MPCB

Mumbai, Oct. 19 -- The Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) has recommended banning three types of firecrackers this Diwali for violating noise rules. In a first for Maharashtra, MPCB will be m... Read More


Less than 1% of Diwali firecrackers selling in Mumbai are green

Mumbai, Oct. 18 -- With less than 10 days to go to Diwali, the Mumbai and Thane district Fireworks Dealers' Welfare Association said that less than 1% of the firecrackers sold in Mumbai and Thane this... Read More


'Sea temp rise puts coral reefs at risk'

Mumbai, Oct. 17 -- The future of coral reefs around India is hanging in the balance with the rise in sea surface temperatures, a study revealed. A 16-year study (2003-2019) by wildlife research body B... Read More


Post-monsoon showers likely in Mumbai from over the weekend: IMD

Mumbai, Oct. 17 -- Even as the south-west monsoon has withdrawn from Mumbai and other parts of north Konkan, post-monsoon rain or thundershowers have been predicted for Mumbai, Thane and Palghar from ... Read More


Mumbai's air quality dips to 'moderate' as dust pollution increases

Mumbai, Oct. 17 -- After four-and-a-half months of 'good' or 'satisfactory' air quality, the city recorded 'moderate' pollution levels on Wednesday. Researchers from the System of Air Quality Weather... Read More