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Monsoon rains bring respite from sweltering heat

Heavy rains on Wednesday lashed the metropolis, severely disrupting road, rail and suburban train services.

Heavy rains on Wednesday lashed the metropolis, severely disrupting road, rail and suburban train services and inconveniencing lakhs of commuters and office goers.
People enjoy at the Marine Drive as it rains in Mumbai on Wednesday. (Source: PTI)

College girls enjoy the rains in Mumbai. (Source: PTI)

"There is a traffic jam due to water logging in suburban Dadar, Parel, Chembur and LBS Marg in Ghatkopar. The Andheri subway has been closed down completely due to water logging. We have been getting distress calls from citizens right from the morning," a senior Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) official said. (Source: Express photo by Ganesh Shirsekar)

Traffic came to a halt on the Western Express Highway and on roads leading to the domestic airport from Kherwadi junction. (Source: Express photo by Ganesh Shirsekar)

Mumbai suburban trains, the city's life line was worst-hit due to water logging on tracks, delaying local services upto more than a hour on some routes. (Source: Express photo by Ganesh Shirsekar)

People walk on the road with umbrellas during rainfall in Mumbai. (Source: PTI)

Vehicles move at a road in heavy rains in Lucknow. (Source: PTI)

A boy stretches his arms and looks skyward as rain falls in Hyderabad. (Source: PTI)

A man rides a bicycle with two children returning from school as it rains in New Delhi. (Source: AP)

A youth dives into water as it rains in New Delhi on Wednesday.
According to the weather office, the monsoon rains are expected to arrive at the national capital in a couple of days. (Source: AP)

A man walks with an umbrella amid heavy shower in New Delhi on Wednesday. (Source: PTI)

People move at the Rajpath amid heavy shower in New Delhi. (Source: PTI)

Vehicles move at Vijay Chowk during rains in New Delhi. (Source: PTI)