Heavy rains lash Mumbai

Aug 27, 2012, 14:51 IST | A correspondent

After long spells of little or no rain, the city witnessed heavy rains today affecting rail and road traffic.

Heavy rains lashed Mumbai today delaying trains, slowing traffic and inconveniencing commuters who stepped out for work.

Heavy rains lash Mumbai (File pic)

Trains on the Central line were late by nearly 15 minutes, while those on the Western line were delayed by five minutes.

Click here to see images of the downpour that lashed the city

Water-logging was reported in some areas incuding Parel and Hindmata.

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has installed water pumps in areas prone to water accumulation.

Traffic in many parts of the city was seen moving slowly.

Commuters bore the brunt of the incessant rainfall with railway platforms being crowded and roads getting flooded.

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