Heavy rains lash Mumbai for second day

Incessant rains continued to lash the city for the second consecutive day on Monday.

Last Updated: Aug 30, 2010, 14:38 PM IST

Mumbai: Incessant rains continued to lash the city for the second consecutive day on Monday.

According to the Indian Metrological Department (IMD) Colaba recorded 69.3 mm of rainfall and Santacruz received 138.0 mm of rainfall from 8.30 am yesterday to 8.30 am today.

The weather bureau forecasts intermittent rains in parts of city and suburbs and heavy rains accompanied by strong gusty winds in some areas over the next 24 hours.

Meanwhile, a minor plastered portion of Bayani House building in Masjid Bunder in south Mumbai caved in at 6.54 am, civic officials said, adding that no injuries were reported.

Water logging was reported from Dadar, Andheri, Malad, Ghatkopar and Vikhroli, civic officials said.

Road, rail and air traffic remained unaffected, they said.

PTI