Mumbai rains: Flash floods disrupt normal life in city; railway tracks remain inundated [Photos]

Incessant rainfall starting Monday evening has rendered parts of Mumbai inundated, leading to several warnings from IMD

FP Staff August 29, 2017 14:57:20 IST
Incessant rainfall that started on Monday has rendered parts of Mumbai inundated. The IMD has issued a warning saying that residents should expect heavy rainfall in Mumbai over the next three days. Firstpost/Chandrani Datta
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Incessant rainfall that started on Monday has rendered parts of Mumbai inundated. The IMD has issued a warning saying that residents should expect heavy rainfall in Mumbai over the next three days. Firstpost/Chandrani Datta
IMD officials have attributed the rains to upper-air cyclonic circulation over south Rajasthan and a low-pressure area which is moving westward from Odisha, reports The Free Press Journal. Firstpost/Chandrani Datta
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IMD officials have attributed the rains to upper-air cyclonic circulation over south Rajasthan and a low-pressure area which is moving westward from Odisha, reports The Free Press Journal. Firstpost/Chandrani Datta
An IMD official said, "There was widespread rainfall in the city and it will continue in a similar manner for next three days. The eastern suburbs of Mumbai received good rainfall as compared to other areas of the city." Firstpost/BV Rao
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An IMD official said, "There was widespread rainfall in the city and it will continue in a similar manner for next three days. The eastern suburbs of Mumbai received good rainfall as compared to other areas of the city." Firstpost/BV Rao
Transport services have been affected heavily by the rains as flights are experiencing a long delays. Suburban railway too is experiencing heavy delays with many trains even being cancelled. Firstpost/Anshul Vipat
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Transport services have been affected heavily by the rains as flights are experiencing a long delays. Suburban railway too is experiencing heavy delays with many trains even being cancelled. Firstpost/Anshul Vipat
In three hours between 8.30 am and 11.30 am, Dadar recorded 115 mm of rain and Mahalaxmi 105 mm. Heavy rains are expected to continue until Thursday. Firstpost image
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In three hours between 8.30 am and 11.30 am, Dadar recorded 115 mm of rain and Mahalaxmi 105 mm. Heavy rains are expected to continue until Thursday. Firstpost image
Wards and corridors of King Edward Memorial Hospital are flooded with water, creating panic among patients. The pediatric ward of the hospital is filled with water, sources say. Firstpost/BV Rao
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Wards and corridors of King Edward Memorial Hospital are flooded with water, creating panic among patients. The pediatric ward of the hospital is filled with water, sources say. Firstpost/BV Rao
NDRF issued a statement saying, “In view of heavy rainfall in Mumbai Metropolitan area, 2 teams of 5 BN, NDRF have been moved from Sudumbare, Pune today at 12.45 pm as a precautionary and prepositioning measure." Firstpost/BV Rao
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NDRF issued a statement saying, “In view of heavy rainfall in Mumbai Metropolitan area, 2 teams of 5 BN, NDRF have been moved from Sudumbare, Pune today at 12.45 pm as a precautionary and prepositioning measure." Firstpost/BV Rao
Western Railway tweeted saying, "Due to unprecedented heavy water logging, train services are suspended temporarily between Elphinstone Road to Dadar on all lines from 1.30 pm. Firstpost/Sulekha Nair
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Western Railway tweeted saying, "Due to unprecedented heavy water logging, train services are suspended temporarily between Elphinstone Road to Dadar on all lines from 1.30 pm. Firstpost/Sulekha Nair