Flashback in photos: When cars turned boats on Mumbai roads

Updated: Jul 07, 2017, 23:22
  • Flashback in photos: When cars turned boats on Mumbai roads

    A commuter drives his motor cycle along a flooded street of Mumbai during heavy rain showers. All pics/AFP

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    Vehicles stuck in traffic jam after heavy rains flooded streets in Mumbai

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    Vehicles wading through flooded street during heavy rains in Mumbai. Pic/PTI

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    People pushing car through flooded street during heavy rains in Mumbai

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    A bus plying at a flooded street during the Heavy rains in Mumbai on Friday.

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    Waterlogging at Hindmata and Gandhi Market in Sion are regular occurrences.

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    Row, Row, Row Your Boat. Sorry! Push, Push, Push Your Car!

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    Bus wading through flooded street during heavy rains in Mumbai.

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    While politicians keep talking about converting towns into Venice, Mumbaikars surely don't want their city to be turned into the Italian city like this

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    A man pushes his scooter along a flooded street during heavy rain showers

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    Waterlogging is regularly reported from Sion, Kurla, Pratiksha Nagar, Byculla, Mahalaxmi, Dadar, Kings Circle, Hindmata, Ghatkopar, Bandra, Khar and Santacruz.

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    Vehicles make heavy weather of wading through flooded roads and some times people end up abandoning their cars on the roads too. 

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    The downpour leads to to heavy traffic snarls. 

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    Across Mumbai, traffic ends up crawling at a snail's pace on the major thoroughfares like Eastern Express and Western Express highways, and major north-south roads, delaying office-goers, college and school students.

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    Suburban train services on Western Railway, Central Railway and Harbour Line also end up running late.

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About The Gallery

Heavy rains always causes waterlogging in Mumbai and end up making cars, bikes, buses and even trains looking like boats and converting the city into Venice, though not out of choice.  Here are the pictures

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