Heavy rains wreak havoc in Mumbai; throw road, rail traffic out of gear
Heavy rains lashed the city in the past 24 hours, causing major traffic jams and bringing a lot of distress to the locals.
Mumbai: Heavy rains in the past 24 hours have thrown normal life out of gear in Mumbai, disrupting road and rail traffic and damaging several buildings in different parts of the city.
Heavy rains have caused major traffic jams, bringing a lot of distress to the locals.
The continuous rainfall has also caused a high tide in Mumbai, submerging several low-lying areas of the city.
In Thane, a compound wall collapsed due to heavy rains. According to ANI, no one was injured but at least nine cars were damaged in the mishap.
Due to the heavy rains, suburban train services were running 10-15 minutes behind schedule. According to the Regional Meteorological Centre, south Mumbai received 60.8 mm rainfall, while Santacruz recorded 77 mm rains in the past 24 hours.
Weathermen have also predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall in the next 24 hours in the entire Konkan region, including Mumbai.