Mumbai rains 2020: Red alert issued in city; downpour causes flooding, building wall collapse

Updated: Jul 15, 2020, 20:02
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    Mumbai witnessed heavy rains for the past 24 hours that has resulted in waterlogging in the low-lying areas of the city

    In picture: Vehicles move through a flooded street in Wadala in Mumbai. Picture: Shadab Khan

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    In the wake of the heavy downpour in Mumbai and coastal Maharashtra, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday upgraded the warning status from orange to red alert, a special bulletin on the city's rain said on Wednesday.

    In picture: A man crosses the road amid heavy downpour in Bandra. Pic: Pradip Dhivar

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    Earlier, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) Mumbai had issued an orange alert for the city and neighbouring areas such as Thane and Palghar for Wednesday

    In picture: Waterlogging on the streets below Hindmata bridge near Dadar. Pic: Ashish Raje

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    In picture: A man drives his scooter through a flooded street in Wadala in Mumbai. Picture: Shadab Khan

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    A potion of a building located in Grant Road in South Mumbai collapsed due to heavy downpour on Wednesday. Picture: Bipn Kokate

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    A man wades through a waterlogged street under a bridge in Wadala as a rider passes by. Picture: Shadab Khan

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    According to a tweet posted by IMD, a high tide of 3.28 meters is expected around 7:02 pm on Wednesday in Mumbai

    In picture: A civic worker helps a woman cross the road in Hindmata near Dadar. Pic: Ashish Raje

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    Flooded railway tracks near Wadala station. Picture: Shadab Khan

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    A man takes shelter under a plastic cover from the heavy rains in Bandra. Picture: Pradip Dhivar

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    Civic workers put up signboards on a flooded street in Dadar Parsi Colony. Picture: Ashish Raje

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    In wake of the heavy rains, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) advised citizens to practice caution when venturing out of their homes.

    In picture: Vehicles ply through flooded streets in Wadala. Pic: Shadab Khan

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    A flock of parrots caught on camera in Sion. Picture: Pradip Dhivar

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    An ambulance makes its way through waterlogged streets in Mumbai. Picture: Shadab Khan

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    A parrot takes shelter from the heavy downpour in Mumbai. Picture: Pradip Dhivar

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    In Picture: A woman armed with an umbrella and face mask walks in Mahim amid heavy rains. Picture: Ashish Raje

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    Health workers in PPE suits return home after finishing their work in Kandivli. Photo: Satej Shinde

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Mumbai rains: Continuous heavy downpour on Wednesday morning in Mumbai and nearby areas led to waterlogging in few areas of the city. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) Mumbai predicted heavy rain until Thursday and upgraded their warning to red from orange alert for the city in wake of the heavy rainfall. We have pictures

All photos: mid-day photographers