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This picture of Goregaon area of Mumbai is of Western Express Highway. Due to heavy rains, a part of the highway has been submerged in water and there is a long traffic jam on the road.
The rain in Mumbai since late Thursday night continues even on Friday morning. Roads were flooded in many low-lying areas, including Wadala, Sion and Gandhi Market. BMC has changed the routes of buses due to heavy rains. Local train services on the Harbor Line have also been affected. The runway of the airport is flooded. However, information about the impact on the flights has not been revealed yet. Apart from Mumbai, the Meteorological Department has also issued a red alert of rain for Thane and Raigad.
In view of the heavy rain alert in Mumbai, all the three teams of NDRF have been shifted from Pune to Mumbai. Central Railway’s CPRO Shivaji Sutar said that all the corridor trains are running late due to heavy rains. Along with the Eastern Express Highway, now the Western Express Highway is also heavily jammed. Due to heavy rains, a long jam is also being seen at Dahisar Check Naka, while according to the Meteorological Department, due to the rain throughout the day today, people’s trouble will increase.
Due to heavy rains in Mumbai’s Gandhi Market area, the streets are flooded till their waist.
warning people to stay away from the beach
While issuing an alert, the Meteorological Department has said that light to moderate rain and torrential rains may occur at some places in Mumbai and its suburbs in the next 24 hours. Due to heavy rains in Mumbai, there has been water-logging in Gandhi Market area. This area always gets submerged during monsoons. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has also requested people to stay away from the beach and not roam in waterlogged areas.
After a few hours of rain, such a situation happens in the low-lying areas of Mumbai. This picture of Friday morning is of Gandhi Market.
Local train affected on Central Rail Route
According to CPRO of Central Railway, trains are running late by 20-25 minutes near Kurla-Vidyavihar due to heavy rain and waterlogging. Slow line traffic Kurla-Vidyavihar has been diverted to fast line. Harbor line is also running late by 20-25 minutes. Trans-Harbour Line traffic is running smoothly.
The road has been submerged in water due to heavy rains in the Linking Road area of Mumbai.
How much rain has fallen in Mumbai
According to KS Hosalikar, senior official of the India Meteorological Department, from Thursday 4 pm to Friday 7 am, Mira Road 73 mm, Juhu 136 mm, Mahalaxmi 56.5 mm, Santacruz 25.1, Bandar 141 mm, Bhayandar 53 mm and Dahisar It has received 76.5 mm of rain. Let us inform that since June 1, a total of 1291.8 mm of rain has been received in Mumbai, which is about 48 percent more than normal. In the last one week alone, Mumbai received about 302 mm of rain, which is 77 percent more than normal.
This picture is of Gandhi Market area of Mumbai. Here in many societies water has been filled in the same way.
A man carrying goods from the market in Mumbai’s Sion area amid heavy rains
This picture is of a low-lying area of Mumbai, which has been submerged after heavy rains.
Some Mumbaikars go to office amid heavy rain.
Traffic jam in Mumbai area after heavy rains.
Cars parked on the roadside submerged in water in Chunabhatti area of Mumbai.
A truck carrying tomatoes overturned amid heavy rain on Mumbai’s Western Expressway.