Photos: Heavy rain leads to waterlogging in Mumbai
Rains lashed Mumbai and the entire coastal Konkan region with waterlogging reported from many areas, officials said here on Wednesday.
Heavy rains that started on Tuesday night saw Mumbai slowed down on Wednesday morning, but road, rail and air services were still operating.
Many low-lying areas in the city and suburbs were flooded by up to 6-12 inches water, but sluggish vehicular and rail traffic continued.
Flight operations at Mumbai Airport were near normal despite the downpour and fluctuating visibility levels.
The IMD has forecast heavy rains in Mumbai and surrounding over the next 2-3 days.
Following incessant rains in Mumbai area over WR section & water logging on tracks at Nallasopara, many long distance trains of WR leaving Mumbai on 4th Sept, 2019 will be cancelled. Passengers are requested to check train status on https://t.co/I6LcHIYfpG or enquiry no. 139. pic.twitter.com/GEQPsLH97e- Western Railway (@WesternRly) September 4, 2019
Maharashtra: Water logging in Navi Mumbai following heavy rainfall. pic.twitter.com/AQxHS5xgHC- ANI (@ANI) September 4, 2019
Moradabad: Streets waterlogged in the city, following rainfall. pic.twitter.com/sa1jd8ZxoL- ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) September 4, 2019
Maharashtra: Streets flooded in Nala Sopara of Palghar, following heavy rainfall. pic.twitter.com/DYGu6KnbFu- ANI (@ANI) September 4, 2019
Maharashtra: Rain lashes parts of Mumbai; visuals of water logging from King's Circle. pic.twitter.com/YBP3RCPpYE- ANI (@ANI) September 3, 2019
As a precautionary measure, the Brihan Mumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) ordered all schools in the city to remain shut for the day, said the BMC Disaster Control.
"The principals of schools where students have already reached, have been directed to ensure their safe return home," an official told IANS.
Mumbai received an average of around 15cm rain, while Thane and Palghar notched 18 cm and 17 cm precipitation respectively.