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Mumbai: Heavy rains stall city, several areas waterlogged

The Meteorological Department Has Also Warned Of High Tide, With The Maximum Height Of 5.02 Metres, Which Was Expected In The Afternoon.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Vikas Mehta | Updated on: 25 Jun 2017, 02:36:42 PM
Mumbai: Heavy rains stall city, several areas waterlogged

New Delhi:

Heavy rains on Sunday crippled several areas of the city as the locals confronted traffic snarls and waterlogging in the low-lying areas.  Heavy downpour caused waterlogging in areas of Malad subway, Hindmata, King’s Circle, Malvani and Jogeshwari.

The Meteorological Department has also warned of high tide, with the maximum height of 5.02 metres, which was expected in the afternoon.

The commuters witnessed a tough time since morning as the rains crippled transports system too in several parts of the city. The train services also affected on several routes after the tracks got submerged. The railway authorities cancelled the trains on Ambarnath-Badlapur block. 

The BMC officials and employees are pressed into rescue work to make the roads clear for traffic.

The much-awaited southwest monsoon had reached Mumbai in the second week of June which also covered parts of Maharashtra, including Pune and Nashik districts.

Also Read: Heavy pre-Monsoon showers lash Mumbai, many areas waterlogged

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First Published : 25 Jun 2017, 01:16:00 PM

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