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Need faster weather updates: IMD chief

Mumbai, July 29 -- The India Meteorological Department's (IMD) 'red alert' warning with a forecast of extremely heavy rain for Mumbai on Sunday was amiss as light showers were recorded through the day... Read More


19 species use mangroves from Mumbai, Konkan for breeding: DNA study

MUMBAI, July 29 -- Nineteen aquatic species use mangrove forests of Mumbai and the Konkan coast as breeding grounds, a first-of-its-kind study has revealed. In the study, the Fish Genetics and Biotec... Read More


Down pour brings cheer, but also usual woes

Mumbai, July 28 -- Mumbai's suburban weather observatory recorded 219.2mm of rain between 8.30am on Friday and 8.30 am on Saturday, making it the second-highest 24-hour rainfall this season. The downp... Read More


Mumbai gets 83.6% of season's average rainfall in two months

MUMBAI, July 28 -- Mumbai's suburban weather observatory recorded 219.2mm of rain between 8.30am on Friday and 8.30am on Saturday, making it the second-highest 24-hour rainfall this season. The downpo... Read More


Coastal road stay: 'Loss of Rs10cr a day'

Mumbai, July 27 -- The Supreme Court (SC) on Friday refused to grant interim relief to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and its contractors, who challenged the Bombay high court's (HC) Jul... Read More


SC refuses to stay HC order stopping coastal road work

Mumbai, July 27 -- The Supreme Court (SC) on Friday refused to grant interim relief to the BMC and its contractors, who challenged the Bombay high court's (HC) order restraining work on the Rs14,000cr... Read More


Rainwater harvesting to begin at SGNP soon

Mumbai, July 26 -- The state has planned a large-scale rainwater harvesting project at the Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP) in Borivli to capture rainwater run-off from Tulsi and Vihar lakes in the ... Read More


Rainwater harvesting to begin at SGNP soon

MUMBAI, July 26 -- The state has planned a large-scale rainwater harvesting project at the Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP) in Borivli to capture rainwater run-off from Tulsi and Vihar lakes in the ... Read More


Blue skies: A unique sight for city in rains

Mumbai, July 25 -- The clear blue skies witnessed over Mumbai on Monday and Tuesday is an uncommon phenomenon for the city during the monsoon, said experts. Easterly winds moving from land to sea push... Read More


City's air better than New York, London

Mumbai, July 25 -- Heavy rain on Tuesday night, made Mumbai's air quality (16) one of the best in the world on Wednesday, with its air cleaner than major international cities such as New York, Tokyo, ... Read More