Mumbai, July 9: As heavy rains continue to lash Mumbai on the second consecutive day after Sunday, several low lying areas including those which hardly witness waterlogging have also been facing problems. Netizens took to twitter and shared pictures and videos of those areas which are severely flooded due to heavy downpours and alerted others not to take the said route to avoid any inconvenience. Schools and offices are working on Monday even as heavy rainfall continue to brace the city and no official holiday has been declared. An individual twitter user, tweeted about water logging at Godbunder road. Follow live updates on Mumbai rains and related news here.
The video shared by the netizen shows how the entire stretch of Godbunder, one of the prominent route is submerged under rainwater, adding to woes creating a massive traffic jam. The road connects central suburban and western suburban regions and considered one of the shortest route.
Another netizen also shared a similar video of flooding at Nallasopra station. Due to incessant rains, Nallasopra station tracks of Western railways submerged under water. The western railway officials, after a video went viral of local train splashing rain water while moving, stated that trains are being run at restricted speed limits between Virar to Nallasopra. However, no water logging has been reported at other western line stations and hence, the trains are running normal with some delay. Other routes--Central and Harbour --are running normal.
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall up till Wedneday. On Monday, heavy spells continue to remain therefore office goers have to face inconvenience on the first day of the week ahead. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation(BMC) disaster management cell has announced high tide at 8:56 am of 3.69 metre and second high tide of the day at 8:19 pm of 3.62 metre. The Met department has recorded rainfall between 8:00 am to 8:30 am in Colaba - 170.6 mm, and in Santacruz - 122.0 mm.