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IMD Predicts Heavy Rainfall For 2 Days

However, it is pertinent to note that with just first proper showers of the season, the city was under the water and in the middle of the hassle. Moreover, several mishaps also took place.

IMD Predicts Heavy Rainfall For 2 Days
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The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rains in the city and suburbs for the latter half of the day, July 1 and tomorrow, July 2 as well.

Owing to heavy rainfall continued since Thursday night, June 30, the trains and bus services in Mumbai were hit on Friday morning, July 1, across the city. However, Western Railways (WR) took to Twitter and informed that despite heavy rain lashes, trains were running normally on Main line (Churchgate-Dahanu Road) and Harbour line (Mahim-Goregaon)

Waterlogging was witnessed in several low-lying areas due to heavy downpour. "Andheri subway is closed temporarily due to waterlogging. Traffic is diverted to Gokhale Road. Commuters are requested to take note," tweeted Mumbai Traffic Police.

The weather department has also indicated residents of the country's financial capital that they need to be on guard.

According to data from BMC, Mumbai city received the maximum rain at 119.09mm, followed by western and eastern suburbs, with 78.69mm and 58.40mm rain, respectively. The data is for 12-hour period, from 8 am to 8 pm on June 30. 

Besides, reports stated that IMD's weather station in Colaba, South Mumbai, received 125.6mm of rainfall in the span of eight hours, between 8:30am and 5:30 pm.

However, it is pertinent to note that with just first proper showers of the season, the city was under the water and in the middle of the hassle. Moreover, several mishaps also took place. Two incidents of building collapse, one each at Kalbadevi and Sion.

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