Heavy rains lashed the city of Mumbai on Thursday which disrupted the road traffic and rail services, the news reports said. This caused inconvenience to the daily commuters who were on their way to work. Malad and Kandivali suburbs recorded around 45 mm rainfall on Thursday morning.
The Met department has issued a heavy-to-very heavy rainfall warning for the next 24 hours for the Mumbai and Konkan coasts.
Meanwhile, Colaba recorded 21 mm rainfall and Santacruz recorded 75 mm downpour till 9 am. On the western line, all the suburban train services were running on schedule.
Only the central railway trains were running late by up to 30-35 minutes due to signal issues at various locations. At the Mumbai international airport, the flights were running normal, and there were no disruptions reported so far.
The rainfall in the city further left many areas of the northwest Mumbai like Khar, Jogeshwari, Bandra, and Goregaon waterlogged.
The heavy rains also affected several low-lying areas in south Mumbai waterlogged and the traffic snarls on the 2 main Express highways on Thursday.
The low-lying areas including Parel, Dadar, and Hindmata were partially submerged in water. Mumbai city’s maximum temperature was 30 degrees Celsius, while the minimum temperature recorded was 27 degree Celsius.
The weather bureau had predicted June 10 as the date for the rainfall. But the heavy rains on Thursday morning disrupted the normal life completely.