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Navi Mumbai sees heavy rain, Nerul, Panvel, Turbhe flooded

Mumbai city news: A number of bus depots, playgrounds, subways in the city, too, are underwater now

mumbai Updated: Jun 27, 2017 12:24 IST
Pranab Jyoti Bhuyan
Just like Mumbai (in pic), several parts of Navi Mumbai are flooded.
Just like Mumbai (in pic), several parts of Navi Mumbai are flooded.(HT)

The city of Navi Mumbai has seen heavy rainfall over the past 24 hours.

Waterlogging was reported in areas of Turbhe, Nerul, Kalamboli and Panvel.

“The downpour with an average of 120mm, led to waterlogging at different parts of the city. However it has not affected the usual life of the city residents,” said an official from the NMMC’s disaster management cell.

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A number of bus depots, playgrounds, subways in the city, too, are underwater now.

“Our officials are keeping a tab on the city 24x7. Whenever they get to know about an emergency, they will reach the spot,” the official said.

Anushka Khurana, a resident of Sanpada, said, “Because of heavy rain, I could not leave for work on time. The incessant rains kept me at home for over 20 minutes. I reached office around 40 minutes later than my usual time.”

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