Heavy rains lash Mumbai; several areas water-logged

A heavy downpour hit Mumbai on early Sunday morning, which led water-logging in several parts of the city. Commuters travelling by road inconvenienced by the continuous rainfall.

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Mumbai rains R-City Mall, Ghatkopar
Pic/ Vinod Kumar Menon

Heavy flooding has been reported in several suburbs. Cases of water-logging have occurred in certain parts of Ghatkopar, Parel and other areas.

The roads leading to R-City Mall were flooded (pictured), which is posing problems for commuters.

Mumbai recorded its worst heat wave in years this summer and the advent of the rains was a welcome change for Mumbaikars, who heaved a much-needed sigh of relief as the soaring temperatures finally dipped.

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The weather department had forecast rain or thundershowers in Mumbai and other coastal areas over the weekend.

Monsoon has already set in the coastal Konkan region comprising Sindhudurg, Ratnagiri, Raigad, Thane and Palghar districts with reports of heavy rainfall there.

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