Splash and flash! Mumbaikars enjoy rains at Marine Drive

Jul 04, 2016, 13:16 IST | mid-day online correspondent

Mumbaikars took the most of rainy Sunday and enjoyed at Marine Drive unmindful of big waves, policemen.

Mumbai rainsChildren have fun at Marine Drive. Pic/PTI

Heavy rains lashed the city in the last 24 hours with suburban train services running 10-15 minutes behind the schedule, but no incident of water-logging was reported so far.

Mumbai rainsA police runs away as people enjoy a high tide at the Marine drive in Mumbai on Sunday. Pic/PTI

According to Regional Meteorological Centre, Mumbai, Colaba (south Mumbai) received 60.8 mm rainfall, while Santacruz (western suburbs) recorded 77 mm rains in the last 24 hours. Weathermen have also predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall in the next 24 hours in the entire Konkan region, including Mumbai.

Mumbai rainsSplash and flash! Pic/PTI

A BMC disaster management control room officer apprised that the island city recorded 6.42 mm rains from 8-11 am on Sunday, eastern suburb recorded 2.60 mm, while western suburb registered 3.94 mm rains. The official said as per the control room, which also monitors city rail and road transportation, suburban services of Central Railway and Western Railway were reported to be running late by 10-15 minutes.

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