Heavy rains in Mumbai: Waterlogging in several places, trains running slow

Officials have warned of a 4.81 metre high tide Tuesday afternoon (at 2.39 PM) along with heavy showers, which may cause flash floods in low-lying areas in the city. nd Konkan regions of Maharashtra have witnessed heavy showers in the past 24 hours.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: June 27, 2017 2:39 pm
Mumbai rains, Maharashtra rainfall, rainfall in mumbai, Andheri rains, IMD, Mumbai waterlogging, Suburban railway services also got affected in the morning and trains were running approximately 20 minutes late which led daily office commuters especially on the Harbour and Central line to remain stranded. (Source: PTI photo)

Heavy rains lashed Mumbai and adjoining areas causing waterlogging in several low-lying areas on Tuesday morning. The waterlogging has affected the movement of vehicles resulting in traffic snarls and chaos on the roads as well as in the slow movement of trains in the peak hour.

The incessant showers caused waterlogging in several places including Hindmata area in suburban Dadar, Sion, Matunga and some parts in Andheri. Suburban railway services were also affected in the morning and trains were running approximately 20 minutes late which left office commuters especially on the Harbour and Central lines stranded.

According to India Meteorological Department (IMD), Mumbai and Konkan regions of Maharashtra have witnessed heavy showers in the past 24 hours as South West monsoon intensified in the state. Officials have warned of a 4.81 metre high tide Tuesday afternoon (at 2.39 PM) along with heavy showers causing flash floods in low-lying areas in the city.

Here is how people of Mumbai are reacting to the rainfall:

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