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  India   All India  09 Jul 2018  Mumbai drowned and out as heavy rain lashes city

Mumbai drowned and out as heavy rain lashes city

THE ASIAN AGE.
Published : Jul 9, 2018, 11:06 am IST
Updated : Jul 9, 2018, 12:37 pm IST

Several schools in Mumbai and neighbouring areas have declared holiday today due to heavy rain.

 Areas like Virar, Chembur, Andheri, Dadar, King’s Circle are waterlogged. (Photo: File | PTI)
  Areas like Virar, Chembur, Andheri, Dadar, King’s Circle are waterlogged. (Photo: File | PTI)

Mumbai: Water logging, trains running late and traffic jams again affected Mumbai’s normalcy as heavy rains continued on Monday. Mumbai and its adjoining areas have been experiencing continuous rains since Friday. A woman, ridding pillion on a motorbike, was run over by a speeding bus in Mumbai’s Kalyan after the two-wheeler slipped over a pothole on a waterlogged street.

Here are the live updates of Mumbai rains:

12:17 pm: In video: A Mumbai Policewoman helps an elderly couple wade through a waterlogged street in Mumbai's Hindmata area.

12:15 pm: Massive water-logging in Hindmata area, due to heavy rainfall.

11:40 am: Maharashtra Education Minister declares holiday today in all schools and colleges in Mumbai Metropolitant Region due to heavy rainfall. 

11: 27 am: Heavy duty pumps are being used to pump out water from railway tracks at Dadar, Matunga Road, Goregaon and other locations. All efforts are being made to ensure smooth functioning of Western Railway suburban services despite very heavy and incessant rainfall: Western Railway Mumbai.

10:48 am: Heavy rain continues to lash Maharashtra's Palghar. 

10:12 am: Andheri subway is submerged and is closed for traffic movement.

10:11 am: Trains are running late as tracks got waterlogged due to heavy rains.

10:10 am: Areas like Virar, Chembur, Andheri, Dadar, King’s Circle are waterlogged.

10:05 am: According to reportsBEST has diverted some of the bus routes due to water logging in some areas.   

10:00 am: Several schools in Mumbai have declared holiday today.

09:59 am: According to IMD, Mumbai and suburbs are expected to witness continuous downpour with heavy to very heavy rain at few places on Monday and Tuesday.

09:55 am: A woman was crushed to death after she fell from a motorbike and came under a speeding bus in Maharashtra’s Thane district on Sunday. The entire incident was caught on CCTV camera of a shop nearby.

Read: Woman falls off bike, crushed under speeding bus in Mumbai's Kalyan

09:40 am: Foot over bridge (FOB) at Kurla station got waterlogged due to heavy rain in Mumbai.

09:35 am: Heavy rain has led to flood-like situation in Maharashtra’s Thane.

Tags: mumbai, mumbai rains, water logging
Location: India, Maharashtra, Mumbai (Bombay)