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In Pics: Heavy rains lash Mumbai – IMD warns the situation might get worse

In Pics: Heavy rains lash Mumbai – IMD warns the situation might get worse
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  • For the third consecutive day, heavy rain continued to lash Mumbai and its suburbs.
  • The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday upgraded the warning status from orange to red.
  • 12 big and small trees fell, few houses were damaged, besides 21 complaints of short-circuit, but there were no casualties, says the local civic authority.
The rains in Mumbai have not stopped since the last 72 hours and it’s only going to get worse. On Wednesday afternoon, the Indian Meteorological Department upgraded its orange warning to a red warning following heavy rains — urging people to “stay away from the shore and not venture into waterlogged areas.

Until 8.30 am, Dadar had recorded 15.9 centimetres of rainfall, Parel 13.2 cms, 12.9 cms, Worli 11.7 cms, Santacruz 10.6 cms, Borivali 10.1 cms, From 8.30 am to 11.30 am, Santacruz received 6.3 centimetres of rainfall; Bandra 9.5 cms; Colaba 1.2 cms; Mahalakshmi 5.3 cms; Ram Mandir (western railway) 6.3 cms, reported PTI.

12 big and small trees fell, few houses were damaged, along with 21 complaints of short-circuit, but there were no casualties, says the local civic authority.

Here are some pictures of the Mumbai rains which have interrupted the daily hustle of Mumbaikars even during the coronavirus pandemic.

For the third consecutive day, heavy rain continued to lash Mumbai and its suburbs.

For the third consecutive day, heavy rain continued to lash Mumbai and its suburbs.
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Incidents of waterlogging were also reported from some parts of the city. Areas like Wadala, Dadar and Matunga were affected while the Andheri subway was also flooded, resulting in minor traffic diversions.

Incidents of waterlogging were also reported from some parts of the city. Areas like Wadala, Dadar and Matunga were affected while the Andheri subway was also flooded, resulting in minor traffic diversions.
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The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday upgraded the warning status from orange to red.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday upgraded the warning status from orange to red.
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The IMD bulletin said scattered heavy to very heavy rainfall with isolated extremely heavy falls are very likely to occur over Mumbai city, Thane, Raigad and Ratnagiri districts during the next 18 hours.

The IMD bulletin said scattered heavy to very heavy rainfall with isolated extremely heavy falls are very likely to occur over Mumbai city, Thane, Raigad and Ratnagiri districts during the next 18 hours.
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The rains could also lead to disruption in electricity and water supply, local traffic and road transport, warned the IMD bulletin.

The rains could also lead to disruption in electricity and water supply, local traffic and road transport, warned the IMD bulletin.
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Meanwhile, Mumbai continues to battle with the coronavirus pandemic as cases tally stands at 95,000.

Meanwhile, Mumbai continues to battle with the coronavirus pandemic as cases tally stands at  95,000.
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