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Monsoon hits Mumbai: A minor relief to drought-hit Maharashtra

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Seasonal rains in Mumbai began after the southwest monsoon hit the western coast last week. With the monsoon well on its way, Mumbaikars are now playing host to its usual traffic woes as water-logging and power outages are putting a dampener on the respite the rains have brought.(Source: Express photo by Nirmal Harindran)

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The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has reportedly asked residents not to venture out of their homes unless ‘absolutely necessary’. (Source: Express photo by Nirmal Harindran)

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The BMC had earlier ordered schools in Mumbai to close in view of the heavy rain and problems related to water logging. (Source: Express photo by Nirmal Harindran)

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With local train service, which is called as the lifeline of the ‘business capital,’ severely affected because of heavy rains, people of Mumbai have been forced to face a lot of difficulties. (Source: Express photo by Nirmal Harindran)

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But this is not the first time that Mumbaikars are facing this trouble as every monsoon, railway services in the city gets disrupted due to water logging on the tracks which lead to signal failures. (Source: Express photo by Nirmal Harindran)

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Adding to the woes, auto rickshaws and taxis have decided to go on a strike opposing Ola and Uber Taxi services. (Source: Express photo by Nirmal Harindran)

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Mumbaikars welcome the rains as monsoon takes over mumbai. (Source: Express photo by Nirmal Harindran)