Mumbai, July 8: It has been raining incessantly in Mumbai since the past 36 hours. The heavy rains that refuses to stop brought the city to a halt on Sunday as well. But Sunday being a holiday for office goers and school children saved the citizens from commuting on waterlogged streets. But the heavy rainfall overnight is causing problems to office-goers and students and no official holiday has been declared by the state government on Monday.
The commercial capital of the country, Mumbai, which is known for its "spirit" has been braving the rains to make it to their workplace and offices.
A high alert has been issued by the weather department in Mumbai, Raigarh and Palghar areas with very heavy rainfall in store.
The latest reports suggest that Dadar, Ghatkopar, Sion, Santacruz and other parts of the city have been receiving very heavy rainfall. Check out the picture from Dadar:
— SkymetWeather (@SkymetWeather) July 9, 2018
Here are the Visuals of waterlogged streets from Nala Sopara shared by news agency ANI. Several regions of the state have been waterlogged following heavy rainfall:
— ANI (@ANI) July 9, 2018
Weather agency Skymetweather tweeted saying "Second consecutive day of heavy Monsoon Rains in Mumbai as city records 108 mm of rain in 21 hrs till 5:30 am. Dahanu records extremely heavy rains of 308 mm in same time."