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Heavy rain leaves Mumbai officegoers stuck in traffic for hours

Mumbai city news: Heavy snarls were reported between Borivli and Malad area. The road is jammed till Jogeshwari.

mumbai Updated: Jul 18, 2017 11:50 IST
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The western express highway in Kandivli.(Pramod Thakur/HT)

Heavy rain over the past 24 hours led to traffic snarls across Mumbai on Tuesday.

Traffic snarls were reported on the western express highway between Borivli and Malad area. The road was jammed till Jogeshwari. There are traffic snarls from Andheri towards WEH Metro station.

Snarls are reported at the start of Jogeshwari-Vikhroli link road.

Motorists along the new link road and SV road witnessed heavy traffic along the stretch.

The traffic on WEH at Goregaon. (Pramod Thakur/HT)

Motorists are likely to face heavy traffic on the Bandra-Worli sea link as well the southbound stretch.

The traffic was slow moving on the eastern express highway, and from from King’s Circle Flyover until the start of JJ Flyover.

The southbound stretch of the Eastern Freeway, too, was congested.

Motorists could avoid Peddar Road and Bhulabhai Desai Marg in south Mumbai.

The rain also hit the local train services during morning peak hours. The services on the central, harbour line and western railway were running late by 15 to 20 minutes.

First Published: Jul 18, 2017 09:31 IST