"Ab Mumbai Mein Lo Venice Ka Mazaa (Now enjoy the charm of Venice in Mumbai)," went a meme, accompanied by a morphed photograph of a gondola wading through a flooded suburban train station in the megapolis.
"Available for hire in Mumbai," said another meme, showing a boat in shallow waters bearing the logo of a popular app-based cab-sharing service.
"Bhaiya, Malad Lena (Brother, take us to Malad)," it said, referring to a northern suburb of Mumbai which was among the several areas in the city which witnessed heavy rain.
"Those who have mentioned swimming as hobby in their bio-data should report for duty at their offices," said another WhatsApp message doing the rounds.
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