Incessant rains wreak havoc in Mumbai


Incessant rains over the last week have wreaked havoc in Mumbai, many parts of which are presently reeling under flood. Rail tracks are submerged in some parts while more than 70 bus routes across the city have been diverted.

As per reports of the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), 14 of the 26 weather stations in Mumbai have recorded more than 100 mm rainfall since Saturday.

Low-lying areas of Parel, Dharavi, Matunga and King’s Circle in Mumbai, Dombivali, Kalyan and Ambernath in Thane district have been flooded due to the rain.

The IMD has predicted similar weather conditions till Wednesday.

AK Jain, Central Railway PRO, informed that train services are fine. “However, a little delay is possible. Officers and staff have been deputed at low lying areas. They are monitoring the situation” Jain added.

Mumbai University has also announced re-examination for Masters of Science (MSc) Semester II and IV students who couldn’t reach the university on time.

(Inputs from PTI)

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