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Mumbai Rains: From waterlogged streets to heavy traffic; check out some dreadful visuals of ‘city of dreams’

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 2 July 2019, 14:22 IST

Incessant rains in Mumbai have caused a flood-like situation in the city. Almost a week has been passed but the situation is worsening in the city. The heavy rainfall resulted in water logging on the streets and also traffic.

Due to heavy rainfall, at least 15 deaths have come to light after the wall collapsed due to persistent rainfall for two days.

On Tuesday, authorities have declared public holiday on July 2 and asked people to stay indoors.

According to the MeT department, officials have confirmed that this is the heaviest rainfall in the financial capital for a decade.

Due to the heavy shower in the city, train services and airlines has also got affected.

On July 1st at around 11:45 pm, Spice Jet flight from Jaipur skidded and overshot the main runway at the Mumbai airport.

Also, on Monday early morning, a good train derailed in the ghast section on Karjat-Lonavala, Mumbai-Pune train services have been affected.

Some trains have been cancelled while many diverted and short terminated. While local trains are getting delayed.

Also, Central Railway took to Twitter and wrote, “It's nature's fury... Moving trains in such rains in Kurla Thane section is a safety hazard at this point of time... Suburban Train movement has been suspended till further advice.
Inconvenience is deeply regretted.”

 

According to the reports of Skymet, “The commercial capital Mumbai is at serious risk of flooding between July 3 and July 5. Close to 200 mm or more rain/ day is going to batter the city during this period, which could hamper normal life in the city. July also looks extremely promising for Mumbai after good rains were observed in the month of June.”

Check out some dreadful visuals of the city of dreams that will give you goosebumps:

 

Also Read: Mumbai rains: Maharashtra declares July 2 as public holiday

First published: 2 July 2019, 13:31 IST
 
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