Mumbai Rains: City faces water-logging, building collapse; couples and kids enjoy

Jun 26, 2018, 13:45 IST
  • Mumbai Rains: City faces water-logging, building collapse; couples and kids enjoy

    As per the IMD, Mumbai and its suburbs are expected to get heavy to very heavy thundershowers with heavy rainfall in certain regions over the next 24 hours. (In pic) A couple is seen taking a romantic walk at Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Borivli. PIC/SAMEER MARKANDE

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    India Meteorological Department (IMD) data has revealed that less than 25 per cent of the country received normal or excess rainfall till now, with the weatherman on Sunday saying that monsoon activity has revived over the weekend and is making a steady advance. (In pic)Mumbaikars enjoy the rain by playing some badminton at Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Borivli. PIC/SAMEER MARKANDE

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    A major portion of the wall of a building compound wall of Loyd Estates, next to Dosti acres at Antop Hill collapsed on Monday morning. After the wall came down it took along 12 parked cars leaving 5 more cars, hanging off the edge. The BMC and fire department has vacated the entire C wing, which houses senior lawyers, judges and businessmen. PIC/ SHADAB KHAN

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    An officer from the disaster control room of the BMC, said, "When the cars caved in because of the effect that the wall collapse took on the next door building, the fire and our officials took a precautionary measure and thus vacated two wings there.". PIC/SHADAB KHAN

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    A woman tries to protect herself with an umbrella while crossing the road during heavy rains at Bandra in Mumbai. PIC/SHADAB KHAN

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    The disaster management cell was constantly trying to keep people in the know about the traffic and train conditions via their twitter handle. As per the cell, several road diversions have been affected in areas most prone to waterlogging and traffic snarls. PIC/ PRADEEP DHIVAR

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    Mumbai also saw incessant rains on Sunday with suburban Malad (west) recording the highest amount of rainfall at 110.80 mm between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm on Sunday, an Indian Meteorological Department official said. PIC/ PRADEEP DHIVAR

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    An IMD official explained, "Synoptic analysis indicates that the offshore trough at mean sea level runs from south Gujarat coast to Kerala coast. A cyclonic circulation lies over south Konkan and its neighbourhood and another cyclonic circulation lies over north Konkan and adjoining south Gujarat." PIC/ PRADEEP DHIVAR

     

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    Children are seen playing in the middle of the major water-logging at Postal Colony in Chembur. PIC/ PRADEEP DHIVAR

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    In lieu of waterlogged streets and traffic snarls the BEST has effected changes in bus routes as well. PIC/ PRADEEP DHIVAR

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    A rickshaw driver pushes his vehicle during the rains through a water-logged road at Wadala but smiles while doing it. PIC/SHADAB KHAN

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    People wading through a water-logged road at Wadala in Mumbai. PIC/SHADAB KHAN

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    "The intensity of rainfall is expected to decrease tomorrow and only South Gujarat, Konkan and Goa may experience isolated heavy rainfall," the official said. PIC/SHADAB KHAN

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    The roads in certain parts of the city were flooded, leading to traffic snarls. And a number of citizens were worried about their Monday morning commute to work.  PIC/ASHISH RAJE

     

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    Children playing in the rain at a garden in Mahim despite water-logging. PIC/ASHISH RAJE

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    Mumbai rains caused water-logging at Mahim causeway but vehicles move on regardless. PIC/ASHISH RAJE

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    In all the morning chaos, the Central Railways tweeted that all suburban services were functional, i.e.; the main, harbour and trans-harbour lines. PIC/ASHISH RAJE

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    Coastal areas of the city like Colaba, Mazgaon, and Worli received less rainfall in comparison, said the IMD official. PIC/ASHISH RAJE

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Rains lashed Mumbai over the weekend and continued throughout Monday leading to water-logging in many low-lying areas, road cave-ins as well as building collapses in the city. However, on the flip-side, children and couples made the most of this time to enjoy themselves. Here is a look at Mumbai in the rains in pictures

 

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