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WATCH: Heavy rains lash Mumbai, several areas waterlogged

Indian meteorological department predicts more rain in Mumbai in the next 48 hours. Photograph: (WION)

WION Web Team Mumbai, Maharashtra, India Aug 29, 2017, 07.18 AM (IST)

Several local trains in India's western city of Mumbai were canceled after heavy downpour as the Metrological office predicted more rains in the next 48 hours.

WION reports traffic in the city has been disrupted due to heavy waterlogging in Sion, Dadar, Mumbai central, Kurla, Andheri and Sakinaka.

"From 8 am to 3 pm on Tuesday, three of BMC-run weather stations in the city recorded heavy and incessant rains. The weather station in Mumbai city recorded 30.92 mm rain, while those in eastern and western suburbs recorded 15.56 mm and 12.42 mm rainfall respectively during that period," a statement issued by civic body said.

"Despite heavy rains, no untoward incident was reported and suburban services of the Central Railway, Western Railway, and the Harbour line were normal. The BEST buses were also running smoothly," the statement added.

People in Mumbai took to social media as several areas reported heavy rains reminding Mumbaikars about the 2005 rain havoc which had brought the whole city to a standstill.











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