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Heavy rain paralyses Mumbai

  • Mumbai Rains, Water Logging, IMD, Trains

    Barely a week into monsoon, Mumbai and its surroundings were paralysed as heavy rains lashed the areas. Photo: Kamlesh Pednekar

  • Mumbai Rains, Water Logging, IMD, Trains

    Few parts of Mumbai plunged into darkness since this morning after the power supplier Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) shut down six substations in the areas following incessant rains lashing the city since last evening.

  • Mumbai Rains, Water Logging, IMD, Trains

    The IMD has warned of heavy rainfall in Mumbai, coastal Konkan and other parts over the next two days accompanied by strong winds touching 60 knots and very rough seas.

  • Mumbai Rains, Water Logging, IMD, Trains

    The civic body has advised people not to send their children to schools and Mumbaikars have been told to venture out only if necessary in view of the heavy rains expected to lash the city over the next 24 hours.

  • Mumbai Rains, Water Logging, IMD, Trains

    Meanwhile, heavy water logging and flooding has been reported at various locations around the city including Dadar, Parel, Byculla, Mazagaon, Mahim, Santacruz, Juhu, Vile Parle, Worli, Sion, Chunabhatti, Andheri, Kurla, Borivali, Dahisar, Jogeshwari and other areas preventing movement of road traffic.

  • Mumbai Rains, Water Logging, IMD, Trains

    Air traffic is also disrupted due to heavy rains. Long distance trains on all sections have been severely hit with trains halted at various stations en route on the Mumbai to Gujarat, New Delhi, Nagpur, Pune and Goa routes.

  • Mumbai Rains, Water Logging, IMD, Trains

    Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis tweeted a message on Twitter saying, "Almost 4m high tide expected around 2 p.m." He further appealed everyone to avoid going near the sea.

  • Mumbai Rains, Water Logging, IMD, Trains

    Meanwhile, Mumbai city recorded around 170 mm and suburbs averaged around 155 mm rainfall till Friday morning

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