Mumbai Monsoon Latest News: Mumbai is receiving heavy rains with the onset of monsoon. Traffic is slow on ‘Western Express Highway’ due to rain. At the same time, people are facing problems due to water logging in low-lying areas of Mumbai.
Mumbai and its adjoining areas received heavy southwest monsoon rains for the second consecutive day on Thursday. Due to the monsoon, heavy rains lashed the country’s financial capital and its suburbs in the morning. This led to waterlogging at many places and disrupted local train services. The IMD has issued a red alert for Mumbai and neighboring Thane, Palghar and Raigad districts, warning of heavy to very heavy rainfall. Local train services from Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminal (CSMT) to neighboring Thane and Vashi in Navi Mumbai have been suspended after some railway tracks were submerged due to waterlogging.
Traffic crawling on Western Express Highway amid heavy rain
Monsoon is raining in Mumbai since Wednesday. Due to this, there has been heavy traffic on the Western Express Highway throughout the day. Due to this, there was a traffic jam at places.
Mumbai traffic did not stop amidst heavy rains
The Meteorological Department has predicted heavy rains in Mumbai as well as Konkan till June 14. During this time, along with rain, strong wind can also blow. In such a situation, on Thursday, instead of local trains, people gave importance to buses, private taxis and private vehicles. Due to this, the number of vehicles on the roads remained high despite the rain.
Mayor Kishori Pednekar took stock of the disaster department during the rains in Mumbai
Water everywhere in Andheri during monsoon rains
The first rains of the monsoon caused water logging in almost all areas of Mumbai and all arrangements were washed away. And there was water logging in Andheri East due to heavy rains. Due to this, movement in Andheri Metro was stopped.
Mumbai bathed due to monsoon rains, waterlogged everywhere
Like every time, this time too Mumbai was bathed with water in the first rain. Water gathered all around. In low-lying areas, where houses were flooded, the wheels of the local stopped. There was a traffic jam on the roads and office-goers were stuck where they were. At the same time, the rain lost the pole of all the arrangements of BMC. Within a few hours, the streets were knee-deep in water.
Rail tracks submerged due to heavy rains in Mumbai
Rail tracks were submerged in floods during heavy rains in Mumbai. In such a situation, people kept making their way only by looking at the tracks. On the other hand, BEST buses are the only support for Mumbaikars due to non-allowance of general people in local trains, but the torrential rains since two days spoiled BEST’s move.
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