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South-west monsoon reaches Mumbai, heavy rain lashes city

The Office Goers Witnessed A Tough Time Since Morning As The Rains Crippled Transports System Too In Some Parts Of The City.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Vikas Mehta | Updated on: 13 Jun 2017, 10:01:15 AM
South-west monsoon reaches Mumbai, heavy rain lashes city


Heavy rains on early Tuesday morning lashed several parts of the city as the residents confronted traffic snarls and waterlogging in the low-lying areas. The low-lying areas like Kurla and Babul Nath witnessed waterlogging.  

The office goers witnessed a tough time since morning as the rains crippled transports system too in some parts of the city.

The much-awaited south-west monsoon has finally reached Mumbai and also covered parts of Maharashtra, including Pune and Nashik districts, an official said.

"The south-west monsoon has covered the entire Konkan region, including Mumbai. In North Madhya Maharashtra, it has reached up to Pune and Nashik districts. In Marathwada, its reach is restricted to Parbhani district only," Sunitha Devi, director of India Meteorological Department (IMD), Pune had told.

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On Sunday, a portion of a building housing a powerloom unit in Bhiwandi here crashed early this morning following heavy downpour in the district, police had said.

No casualties were reported in the incident, they said.  API Sopan H Vishwas of Bhiwandi taluka police station had told that the ground plus one structure  situated in Laxmi compound of Shelar village collapsed due to heavy showers all through the night.

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First Published : 13 Jun 2017, 09:36:00 AM

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