Mumbai rains in pictures: Rainy weekend for Mumbaikars

Updated: Aug 22, 2017, 12:47 IST
  • Mumbai rains in pictures: Rainy weekend for Mumbaikars

    Rains continued to lash Mumbai for the second consecutive day on Sunday, which led to water-logging in some low lying areas affecting traffic on these routes, a senior civic official said. Pic/Nimesh Dave

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    According to weather bureau IMD, heavy rainfall is expected for the next 48 hours. Pic/Sameer Markande

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    Several areas of Mumbai were waterlogged including Milan Subway (pictured). Pic/Sameer Markande

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    An autorickshaw wades through a flooded street in Mumbai

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    Children enjoy a game of football on a waterlogged street in Parel. Pic/Tanvi Phondekar

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    The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) official said though no major traffic snarls were reported in Mumbai, traffic was diverted in areas like Dadar and Andheri which witnessed water logging

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    Heavy flooding was witnessed at Andheri subway and outside National college in Bandra West, according to BMC's Disaster Management Cell. Pic/Nimesh Dave

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    Other places where water-logging was reported were Worli, Bandra, Kurla, Andheri and some eastern suburbs. Pic/Nimesh Dave

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    Sources at the India Meterological Department (IMD) are predicting incessant rains for Monday as well and expect the heavy downpour to continue for the next two days

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    From 8 am to 3 pm Sunday, the weather station in Mumbai city recorded 63.29 mm rain, that in eastern suburb recorded 64.45 mm rain, while the station in western suburb registered 64.34 mm rainfall, said BMC's deputy municipal commissioner Sudhir Naik. Pic/Nimesh Dave

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    Naik said buses were diverted in Andheri and Dadar, while pumps were pressed into service to flush out excess water in low lying areas. Pic/Nimesh Dave

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    "There was a 4.49 m high tide on Sunday at 11.05 am and another high tide will be at 11.11 pm. Besides, the meteorological department has predicted heavy rain for the next 24 hours and our machinery is ready to tackle any eventuality," he said while briefing reporters at the BMC headquarters. Pic/Nimesh Dave

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    According to another official in the control room, heavy rain in last 12-hours caused water-logging in low-lying areas of Sion, Dadar, Mumbai Central, Kurla, Andheri, Sakinaka affecting traffic movement. Pic/Nimesh Dave

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    Heavy rains have ensured sufficient water stock in reservoirs. Out of seven reservoirs that supply water to Mumbai city four are yet to overflow, Naik said. Pic/Sameer Markande

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    As per BMC figures, from August 19 to 20, western suburbs recorded 91.06 mm rain, island city 31.54 mm and eastern suburbs 30.75 mm. Pic/Pradeep Dhivar

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Mumbaikars witnessed a rain-lashed weekend on Saturday and Sunday, with several parts of the city experiencing heavy downpour and waterlogging. A look in pictures...

 

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