The city of Mumbai has witnessed continous and heavy downpour since Saturday morning leading to slowing down of vehicular traffic in several parts of the city. Severe water logging has been reported in almost all parts of Mumbai and areas such as Dadar, Matunga, Andheri, are already flooded. A high tide of 3.32 m height is likely to occur at 4:35 pm on Tuesday evening and heavy rainfall is only going to aggravate the situation. Trains along the Western Line, Central Line and Harbour line are affected by the rains.
According to regional Meteorological Centre, Colaba, the situation is expected to remain the same for next 24 hours. The automatic weather stations recorded 102 mm of rainfall from 8 am on August 27 to 8 am on August 28. During the same time period, the rainfall was recorded at 63.75 mm in Worli, 78.21 mm in Byculla, 90.63 mm in Bhandup, and 111.96 mm in Vikhroli. In Colaba, Between 8:30 am to 2:30 pm on Monday, the rainfall was recorded at 35.8 mm and at 28.6 mm in Santacruz. CLICK HERE to read #MumbaiRains Live updates
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