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Mumbai Rains: Police warns of water logging in areas

The Mumbai Police stated that Dadar TT, Hindmata Jn, Mahim Jn, SV Road Andheri, Khar Subway, KFC Bandra and the Chandivali Junction are all waterlogged.

Mumbai Rains: Police warns of water logging in areas
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Since Tuesday, July 14, Mumbai has witnessed incessant rainfall. The India Meteorological Department had earlier warned the people to remain vigilant for two days. The torrential rains that have been constant have caused water to stagnate in the low-lying areas in the city. The Mumbai Police took cognizance of the issue, further closing the traffic on such routes.

The Mumbai Police further took to Twitter stating that Dadar TT, Hindmata Jn, Mahim Jn, SV Road Andheri, Khar Subway, KFC Bandra and the Chandivali Junction are all waterlogged. The Police appealed to the public to not venture out on these routes unless absolutely necessary.



In the last 24 hours, Mumbai has received 97 mm of torrential rain in Santa Cruz and 122 mm in Colaba. Also, 200 mm of rain has been forecasted for the next 48 hours. The BMC has been focused on draining the water out from the areas. The civic body installed several pumps to speed up the drainage of water. It has also appealed to the people to not venture out in the waterlogged areas and stay at home. As a consequence of the continuous rainfall, railway and transport services have also been instructed to remain vigilant by the meteorological department.

The IMD also shared the radar view of areas that are reeling under heavy downpour over a couple of days, further adding that extremely heavy rainfall at isolated places is expected to be witnessed over Mumbai during the next six hours. Areas that have witnessed more than 10 cm of rainfall include Bandra, Bandra Kurla Complex (East), Santacruz, Colaba, Mahalaxmi, Ram Mandir and Worli stations. As of now, 'very heavy rainfall' has occurred at some isolated places in Mumbai, the IMD added.


The city of Mumbai has surpassed its monthly rain average of 840.7 mm in the month of July, with a total of 849 mm rain recorded in July as of now.

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