A traffic jam was also witnessed on the highway near Kanjurmarg which is located in the suburbs near east central Mumbai.
Mumbai has been experiencing rainfall of varied intensity since the past five days. There have been some intense spells of rains. The city saw heavy to very heavy rainfall in the past five days. The city also witnessed severe waterlogging in these days
Traffic on WEH Andheri. Pic/Shawn D'souza
Strong south-west monsoon rains since July 25 has increased water stock in Maharashtra's dams by 8 per cent, but it is still 20 per cent less when compared to the same period last year. The water stock in dams went up from 26.87 per cent on July 25 to 35.2 per cent as on Monday, a rise of 8.33 per cent, data showed. However, the water stock in dams on July 29 last year stood at 55.03 per cent, or 19.83 per cent more than what is available currently
According to the India Meteorological Department, intermittent rains with heavy to very heavy showers are likely to occur at isolated places in Mumbai and suburbs
After five days of consecutive days of heavy rain-showers, with 1268.5mm rain, Mumbai has recorded highest July rainfall in the past five years. The last highest July rainfall was in the year 2014 which was 1468.5mm.