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In pics: Heavy rain floods Mumbai, leads to traffic snarls

Mumbai city news: Mumbai will also witness a high tide at around 2.30pm. A high tide of 4.81m coupled with heavy rain will increase the chances of inundation in several low-lying areas.

mumbai Updated: Jul 08, 2017 09:33 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times
A flooded street at Sion.
A flooded street at Sion.(Kunal Patil/HT)

Heavy rain since Monday evening led to waterlogging at several locations such as Sion, Dadar, Matunga, Hindmata, Andheri and JVLR, Powai.

A man wades through a waterlogged street in Sion.
A man wades through a waterlogged street in Sion. ( Kunal Patil/HT )
Traffic jam at western express highway.
Traffic jam at western express highway. ( Satish Bate/HT )

The Colaba weather station recorded 56.8mm rain between 10 pm on Monday night and 7am on Tuesday morning while the Santacruz weather station recorded 12.8 mm.

A waterlogged  road in Sion.
A waterlogged road in Sion. ( Kunal Patil/HT )

Mumbai received heavy rains over the long-weekend adding 91 thousand million litres of water in the lakes.

Waste on Juhu beach after last night’s high tide.
Waste on Juhu beach after last night’s high tide. ( Satish Bate/HT )

Weather forecast has predicted heavy rains for Tuesday and Wednesday too.

The traffic situation could worsen further.
The traffic situation could worsen further. ( Satish Bate )

Earlier, CR services were badly hit due to water logging on tracks at Thane and Kurla stations.

The high tide on Monday evening brought garbage to the shore in Juhu.
The high tide on Monday evening brought garbage to the shore in Juhu. ( Satish Bate/HT )

The CR had blamed Thane Municipal Corporation for the waterlogging at Kalwa.

The crowds at Thane station.
The crowds at Thane station. ( Praful Gangurde )

The train services are delayed by at least 40 minutes.

A tree fell near Thane civil hospital.
A tree fell near Thane civil hospital. ( Praful Gangurde )

The high tide usually leads to waterlogging in Vitawa, Anandnagar, Mumbra, Vrundavan society and Vandana bus stop in Thane.

In Ulhanagar, the bridge connecting Ulhasnagar camp 3 (West) to the railway station has submerged.
In Ulhanagar, the bridge connecting Ulhasnagar camp 3 (West) to the railway station has submerged. ( RISHIKESH CHOUDHARY )

Kalyan- Dombivli, too, saw heavy downpour, leading to water logging in several shops near the station area

Several parts of Navi Mumbai are waterlogged.
Several parts of Navi Mumbai are waterlogged. ( Bachchan Kumar )

A number of bus depots, playgrounds, subways in Navi Mumbai, too, are underwater now.

Armed with umbrellas and raincoats, students rush to school at Shivaji Park, Dadar.
Armed with umbrellas and raincoats, students rush to school at Shivaji Park, Dadar. ( Anshuman Poyrekar/HT )

Kalyan- Dombivli, too, saw heavy downpour, leading to water logging in several shops near the station area

All set for the rain.
All set for the rain. ( Anshuman Poyrekar/HT )

According to BMC data, 10 locations (6 in the eastern suburbs and four in the island city) witnessed waterlogging.

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