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PHOTOS: More rains in Mumbai as Cyclone Ockhi nears city

Last updated on: December 05, 2017 17:34 IST

As Mumbai braces for Cyclone Ockhi, the city witnessed more rain on Tuesday after unusual showers on Monday.

Schools and colleges in the city and adjoining districts have been closed as a precautionary measure.


Here are some images from the downpour.



People get lashed by the high tide at Mumbai's Marine Drive area. The disaster management unit of Mumbai has advised people against visiting beaches in view of the high tide alert. Photograph: Shashank Parade/PTI Photo

A man stand with an umbrella in a street amid heavy showers triggered by cyclone Ockhi in Mumbai. Photograph: Mitesh Bhuvad/PTI Photo

The weather department has forecast intermittent rains in Mumbai and suburbs in the next 24 hours. The traffic on Eastern and Western Express Highways in Mumbai has slowed down after rain in some parts of Mumbai throughout on Monday night. Photograph: ANI

There are traffic curbs in some places in view of the rush of followers of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar on his death anniversary on Wednesday. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has made arrangements for accommodation in some civic schools for people coming from outside Mumbai to pay tributes to Ambedkar at Chaityabhumi in Dadar area in Mumbai. Photograph: ANI


"Intermittent rain/thundershowers very likely to occur in Mumbai and suburbs in next 24 hours," said a report of the India Meteorological Department Mumbai at 8 am. Photograph: @Pravinshetra/Twitter

After an alert by the IMD Mumbai observatory, the state government has announced a holiday for schools in Mumbai, Sindhudurg, Thane, Raigad and Palghar districts. Photograph: PTI Photo

With inputs from PTI