Mumbai, Jul 14: Heavy rains continue to lash the Mumbai city and in a worrying development the Mithi river has reportedly crossed the danger level. However, the officials maintain that there is nothing to panic about.
The low level areas are flooded and people in the central suburbs have been reportedly evacuated. Some of the city's railway lines were shut down on Monday, Jul 13. Some of the other trains have been stopped and the commuters are asked to stay inside the trains. Airport operations too were suspended for 30 minutes.
While people are wading through knee deep water, the road traffic too has not been spared by the rain. According to reports, the busy and crucial Western Express Highway is clogged.
However, like the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai said the high tide came in at 4.15 pm and the water level has begun to recede.
The city authorities have also asked the people to stay indoors and not venture out until the rain reduces.