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Heavy rain causes flooding in several areas of Mumbai

Last updated on: July 05, 2020 21:36 IST

Mumbai was battered with rains on Sunday morning resulting in waterlogging in several parts of the city.

 

IMAGE: A man wades through a waterlogged street during monsoon rain, at Sion in Mumbai, on Sunday. Photograph: Kunal Patil/PTI Photo

According to the India Meteorological Department, as of 8.30 am on Sunday, Thane reported 28 cm of rain, Santacruz 20.1 cm, and Colaba 13 cm.

IMAGE: High tide at Dadar beach in Mumbai. Photograph: Sahil Salvi

Workers of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) was seen in the Hindmata area of the city draining water off using water pumps.

IMAGE: Vehicles ply on a water-logged road in Mumbai. Photograph: Sahil Salvi

Visuals from King's Cross area showed buses barely making their way through the water-logged roads.

IMAGE: Powai lake overflows due to heavy downpour. Photograph: Sahil Salvi

Many people were seen stranded across the city.

IMAGE: A municipal worker cleans garbage washed ashore by waves crashing Marine Drive promenade, during high tide, in Mumbai, on Sunday. Photograph: Kunal Patil/PTI Photo

The IMD had informed on Thursday that Mumbai and its adjoining areas would receive heavy rainfall in the next two to three days.

IMAGE: Waves crash ashore during high tide, at Marine Drive promenade in Mumbai, on Sunday. Photograph: Kunal Patil/PTI Photo

"Heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to occur at isolated places in Mumbai and heavy rainfall is likely to occur at isolated places in Thane and Palghar on Friday," the IMD said.

SEE: Mumbai's King's Circle area flooded after heavy rains

SEE: High tide in Mumbai as city is battered by heavy downpour

Source: ANI