Waterlogging at LBS Road, Kurla due to heavy rain in Mumbai. Photo by Satish Bate

Mumbai witnessed heavy downpour Saturday night time as a result of which the town’s site visitors was hit and lots of elements reported water-logging subject on Sunday. The site visitors police authorities have issued an alert for Sunday of water-logging and site visitors jams in low mendacity areas.

Due to the heavy rains, Hindmata, Dharavi Cross Road, Dadar TT, Shakkar Panchayat at Wadala and beneath Chembur Bridge within the metropolis witnessed water-logging, in accordance with the site visitors police.

As a security precaution, the police warned Mumbaikars towards venturing into low mendacity areas that have been susceptible to water-logging.

“At present traffic has been diverted from Andheri subway due to water-logging,” stated Pravin Padval, extra commissioner of police (site visitors).

Traffic moved slowly at Jogeshwari Vikhroli hyperlink street as a result of water-logging close to western specific freeway. Meanwhile areas like Khetwadi, Bandstand, Nana Chowk, JJ Junction, Mahalaxmi Temple junction Churchgate junction, Alankar Junction, Worli Naka, Bhendi Bazar, Anand Nagar and Khar Masjid, SV street have been additionally affected as a result of water-logging.

The Indian Meteorological Department on July four had forecasted extraordinarily heavy rainfall in lots of elements. IMD issued an announcement that heavy to very heavy rainfall is prone to happen at many locations in Palghar, Mumbai, Thane and Raigad districts. At some locations extraordinarily heavy rainfall is probably going.

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