Photos: Southwest monsoon brings Mumbai at halt, leaving roads waterlogged

Updated On Jun 09, 2018 05:38 PM IST

The Southwest monsoon arrived in Mumbai, Thane and other parts of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) on Saturday morning, a day earlier than normal. The rains disrupted flights, the suburban train system and road traffic, besides claiming two lives. The IMD has also forecasted heavy rains for next 48 hours and advised people to stay indoors as much as possible.

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Vehicles wade through a waterlogged street at King Circle after heavy rains in Mumbai. The monsoon officially arrived in Mumbai on Saturday and hit the city and other parts of Maharashtra, disrupting flights, the suburban train system and road traffic, besides claiming two lives. (Shashank Parade / PTI)
Updated on Jun 09, 2018 05:38 PM IST

Vehicles wade through a waterlogged street at King Circle after heavy rains in Mumbai. The monsoon officially arrived in Mumbai on Saturday and hit the city and other parts of Maharashtra, disrupting flights, the suburban train system and road traffic, besides claiming two lives. (Shashank Parade / PTI)

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Women cross a waterlogged street at Mumbai’s King Circle. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecasted heavy rains with thundershowers in the city and suburbs over the next 48 hours, with isolated extreme heavy rainfall in some areas till Monday. (Shashank Parade / PTI)
Updated on Jun 09, 2018 05:38 PM IST

Women cross a waterlogged street at Mumbai’s King Circle. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecasted heavy rains with thundershowers in the city and suburbs over the next 48 hours, with isolated extreme heavy rainfall in some areas till Monday. (Shashank Parade / PTI)

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A civic employee cuts branches off a tree at Vashi in Navi Mumbai. As a part of precautionary measure, civic officials are getting trees trimmed across the city to minimise damage from fallen branches. (Bachchan Kumar / HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 09, 2018 05:38 PM IST

A civic employee cuts branches off a tree at Vashi in Navi Mumbai. As a part of precautionary measure, civic officials are getting trees trimmed across the city to minimise damage from fallen branches. (Bachchan Kumar / HT Photo)

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As Mumbai started receiving heavy rainfall following the onset of the Southwest monsoon many railway tracks were submerged under water. The suburban train services on the Central Railway were delayed by around 15 minutes, but the services on Western Railway remained largely unaffected by the rains. (Shashank Parade / PTI)
Updated on Jun 09, 2018 05:38 PM IST

As Mumbai started receiving heavy rainfall following the onset of the Southwest monsoon many railway tracks were submerged under water. The suburban train services on the Central Railway were delayed by around 15 minutes, but the services on Western Railway remained largely unaffected by the rains. (Shashank Parade / PTI)

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The BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation said south Mumbai experienced 33.10 mm rains while the suburbs notched 33.80 mm rains till noon. There were at least two incidents of building crashes as waterlogging was reported from several parts. In Thane, one person was electrocuted and another was killed due to a lightning strike. (Kunal Patil / HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 09, 2018 05:38 PM IST

The BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation said south Mumbai experienced 33.10 mm rains while the suburbs notched 33.80 mm rains till noon. There were at least two incidents of building crashes as waterlogging was reported from several parts. In Thane, one person was electrocuted and another was killed due to a lightning strike. (Kunal Patil / HT Photo)

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People make their way through a waterlogged road in Parel. Owing to water logging in parts of central Mumbai like Dadar east, Parel, Sion, Kings Circle and surroundings, traffic was hit badly and diversions were implemented to prevent snarls. (Pratik Chorge / HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 09, 2018 05:38 PM IST

People make their way through a waterlogged road in Parel. Owing to water logging in parts of central Mumbai like Dadar east, Parel, Sion, Kings Circle and surroundings, traffic was hit badly and diversions were implemented to prevent snarls. (Pratik Chorge / HT Photo)

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Traffic moves at slow pace on Western Express Highway due to the rains in Malad. The coastal districts of Sindhudurg, Ratnagiri, Raigad, Thane and Palghar also received heavy rains as the monsoon spread across the state bringing relief from the heat experienced in the past few weeks. (Pramod Thakur / HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 09, 2018 05:38 PM IST

Traffic moves at slow pace on Western Express Highway due to the rains in Malad. The coastal districts of Sindhudurg, Ratnagiri, Raigad, Thane and Palghar also received heavy rains as the monsoon spread across the state bringing relief from the heat experienced in the past few weeks. (Pramod Thakur / HT Photo)

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