Mumbai city was waterlogged on Thursday after heavy rainfall continued overnight in the financial capital. Consequently, Central Railway informed that Mumbai local train service between Umbermali railway station and Kasara was halted. It stated that the train service between Igatpuria and Khardi was temporarily stopped due to waterlogging.
Heavy rains in Mumbai also led to traffic snarls. Waterlogging was reported in Malad-Jogeshwari, Eastern Freeway, and Vile Parle-Bandra belt, causing traffic.
The Bhandup-Mulund belt on the Eastern Express Highway saw congestion due to waterlogging and potholes.
The heavy rainfall also caused waterlogging in Nashik’s Trimbakeshwar area.
Meanwhile, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued red alert in Mumbai, predicting heavy to very heavy rainfall in the country’s financial capital, over the next three-four days.
Earlier, the IMD has issued orange alert for July 22 in Mumbai, but it later updated to red alert, indicating higher chances of severe weather events.
Mumbai has received around 990 mm of rainfall in July, so far, in excess of the 827mm normal set by the IMD.
As Mumbai witnessed heavy rainfall, netizens shared waterlogging videos and pictures on Twitter:
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