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Mumbai rains: Roads turned into rivers, vehicles submerged, schools-colleges also closed… It’s ‘raining’ in Mumbai.

Nita Yadav

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Mumbai, the capital of Maharashtra, has been raining heavily since last Sunday night. The situation in Mumbai has worsened due to rains. Many places are flooded. Due to which traffic has also been disrupted. Children’s schools have been closed. Local trains and many trains from outside the state have been cancelled. Meanwhile, some photo-videos have also surfaced regarding the deteriorated situation after the rains, in which one can see how much distressed people are due to waterlogging.

Currently, the monsoon session of the Mumbai Legislative Assembly is going on. MLAs from various parts of the state are reaching Mumbai to attend the monsoon session, but heavy rains in Mumbai have also affected MLAs. Due to heavy rains in Mumbai, railway tracks are flooded. So Howrah Express was getting stuck in Kurla area for a long time. Many MLAs including Cabinet Minister Anil Patil, Sanjay Gaikwad, Amol Mitkari, Jogendra Kawade were traveling in this express.

Life disrupted due to rain – Amol Mitkari

However, due to rain, these MLAs had to get down from the express and travel on foot on the railway tracks. On this occasion, MLA Amol Mitkari explained the situation by sharing a video. He said, “State Relief and Rehabilitation and Disaster Management Minister Anil Patil, I and seven-eight MLAs are stuck in this train between Dadar and Kurla station. Right now we are having a different experience. People’s life has become chaotic due to rain. The final week of the legislative session begins today. Even to go to that conference one has to endure a lot of trouble. We hope that the transport service will be eased soon.” Amol Mitkari said that common people are also affected by it.

What did MLA Sanjay Gaikwad say?

Shinde faction MLA Sanjay Gaikwad said, “We are behind Kurla station. Some other MLAs are also in my car. Howrah Express is stuck in front of our train. I am traveling in Amravati Express. Several MLAs have left on foot, but the roads are still flooded. We are all confused about what to do in such a situation. Very important questions are going to be raised in today’s session. I don’t know when we will reach. We have no problem walking, but the road is also flooded. So, there is also a possibility of getting trapped.”

Runway closure at Mumbai airport

Runway operations at Mumbai airport were temporarily suspended due to inclement weather. Airport personnel were deployed at the terminal to assist passengers and provide them with the necessary assistance. We request passengers to connect with their respective airlines and check the schedule before arriving at the airport, an airport official said.

Mumbai rains

Regarding the worsening of the situation after the rains, the Railways said that due to heavy rains in Mumbai since 2.30 am, the tracks were flooded at some places. High capacity pumps installed at these locations were switched on immediately and staff monitored the situation at all sensitive locations. Due to these efforts, train services could run throughout the day without any disruption on any line. Moreover, none of the long distance mail express trains were rescheduled or canceled and ran as scheduled.

IMD alert for rain in Mumbai

At the same time, the IMD has issued a weather alert. Heavy rain is likely at various places in Mumbai, Raigad, Ratnagiri districts during the next 3-4 hours from 7 pm on Monday. IMD has issued an orange alert for Akola, Amravati, Yavatmal in West Vidarbha in the next 24 hours. Buldhana and Amaravati will receive heavy to moderate rain. Heavy rain is likely in some parts of Nagpur. Yellow alert has been given to other districts.

Mumbai Latest News

A building collapsed due to rain in Kalyan

A part of an old building collapsed in West Joshibaug area of ​​Kalyan. It is being said that two women of the house have been injured due to the collapse of a part of the building opposite. As soon as the information was received, fire brigade, KDMC team and police immediately reached the spot. Evacuation notices were issued to the residents of the building as well as six houses around the chali. In the capital Mumbai, life has become chaotic due to rains. Roads are submerged in water. People are facing a lot of hardship due to traffic stoppage.

Nita Yadav

Nita Yadav

I am Nita Yadav, specializing in writing about politics and breaking national news. My focus is on delivering insightful and timely perspectives on these crucial topics, aiming to inform and engage my readers effectively.

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