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Heavy rainfall brings Mumbai to a halt once again; air, rail and traffic services disrupted

Heavy rains lashed Mumbai on Tuesday, bringing life to a grinding halt in India's financial capital. Air and rail services were delayed, while the movement of traffic was disrupted across the city.

A cyclonic circulation in the north Konkan region resulted in the heavy rainfall in Mumbai on Tuesday, according to the IMD. Water-logging and inundation left traffic disrupted across the city. (Express Photo/Nirmal Harindran)

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The Maharashtra government announced that schools and colleges will remain closed on Wednesday. The IMD has predicted heavy rainfall through the week till Friday. (Express Photo/Nirmal Harindran)

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Inundation and water-logging was reported in many parts of the city. This photo shows flooding at the Venus Cooperative Housing Society compound in Versova, Mumbai, on Tuesday. (Express Photo)

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While the financial capital recorded traffic snarls on Tuesday, the Mumbai Police on Wednesday said vehicular movement has been restored; traffic is moving normally in both directions on the Eastern Freeway, Bandra Worli sea link, Haji Ali Junction, Tardeo Pedder Road and Girgaon Bandstand. (Express Photo/Dilip Kagda)

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The forecast for Maharashtra on Wednesday is as follows: Mumbai and its suburbs are likely to receive intermittent rain, while a few places are likely to receive heavy to very heavy rainfall. High tide is expected at 12.03 pm — which, in effect, means if it is raining heavily at noon, several low-lying areas will flood. (Express Photo/Dilip Kagda)

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Mumbai's famous Dabba delivery service will not be working on Wednesday due to the rains, Mumbai Dabbawala Association Spox Subhash Talekar was quoted by news agency ANI. (Express Photo/Dilip Kagda)

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