Mumbai: Heavy rain expected in next 48 hrs

Mumbai, July 25: The Meteorological Department has predicted heavy rainfall in the next 24 to 48 hours. It has also predicted heavy rainfall along the Konkan coast in the next 60 hours. A high tide is also expected on Thursday.

The temperature in Mumbai has dipped to minimum of 22 degree Celsius due to continuous rainfall.

The major affected are the train commuters, while many train links in the city have been canceled and few are running delay for more than a hour, schools and colleges across the city have been shutdown for more than a day following heavy rain as a precautionary measures.

In Mumbai

Waterlogging at CIDCO tunnel after heavy rains in Thane, Mumbai on Wednesday.

In Mumbai

Local trains running at water-logged tracks after heavy shower in Mumbai on Tuesday.

In Mumbai

People walk through a water logged street following heavy rains in Mumbai on Wednesday.

In New Delhi

A woman, with school kids, walks at a waterlogged road after heavy downpour in east Delhi on Thursday.

"We have installed several water pumps in low-laying areas and lifeguards have been stationed across the beaches and asked the fishermen not to venture into the sea", BMC chief officer said.

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) also advised people not to undertake travel in the city unless essential.

OneIndia News

(with agency inputs)

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