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Roads flooded in Mumbai due to heavy rains, schools and colleges closed

July 9, 2024 4:02 am

Roads flooded in Mumbai due to heavy rains, schools and colleges closed

After Assam and Bihar, the city of Mumbai in Maharashtra, India has been hit by heavy rains. As a result, roads in different areas of the city have been submerged in water. All educational institutions including schools and colleges in many areas have been closed to avoid suffering. NDTV reported this news in a report on Monday.

Heavy rains in and around Mumbai in the last 24 hours have resulted in extensive waterlogging. More than 300 mm of rain was recorded from 1 pm to 7 am on Monday.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an ‘Orange Alert’ warning for Mumbai, Thane, Palghar and Konkan belt. In this regard, moderate to heavy rainfall and severe thundershowers are likely in different regions.

Some pictures on social media show people wading through knee-to-waist water across the city. Traffic has come to a standstill across the city due to waterlogged roads. Rows of cars are stuck on the road. People going to office have to suffer from morning.

Millions of working people depend on commuters and rail in Mumbai. But these have become immobile due to heavy rain. Many trains are canceled and some trains are being rescheduled. Just over 3 million passengers use local trains daily in Mumbai and nearby Thane, Palghar and Raigarh.

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