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Mumbai rain: Waterlogged Andheri subway shut; police issue traffic advisory

Jun 24, 2023 07:29 PM IST

Heavy waterlogging was seen in parts of Mumbai. Videos show showed several vehicles stuck in the waterlogged subway in Andheri.

After experiencing a significant delay in the monsoon, several areas of Mumbai finally received rain on Saturday. As a result, heavy waterlogging was seen in parts of the city. Videos show showed several vehicles stuck in the waterlogged subway in Andheri.

Several vehicles are stuck in the waterlogged subway in Mumbai's Andheri.
Several vehicles are stuck in the waterlogged subway in Mumbai's Andheri.

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and the traffic police also said issued traffic advisories.

> The Andheri subway has been shut for vehicular movement due to water logging after incessant rainfall in Mumbai on Saturday, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and the traffic police said. The traffic was diverted towards the Swami Vivekananda road.

> The vehicular movement remained slow at Asalpha Sakinaka junction, Andheri East, due to waterlogging, the Mumbai Traffic Police said.

> It also said due to waterlogging, vehicular movement was slow on BD Road, Mahalaxmi Temple.

> Due to waterlogging, vehicular movement is slow at Gafar Khan Road near the Worli Sealink gate, the traffic police said.

Meanwhile, the Indian Meteorological Department issued a 'yellow alert' for Mumbai and predicted heavy rainfall in the next 4-5 days. The southwest monsoon is likely to reach today, as per the weather department.

"Rainfall intensity to gradually increase over parts of Maharashtra during next 4-5 days. Indication of expected severe weather in the next 5 days, " said Regional Meteorological Centre.

On Saturday, some parts of Mumbai witnessed rain showers. Notably, the monsoon hit several parts of the country a few days back, giving people relief from the scorching heat.

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