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Monsoon rains paralyse Mumbai, throw normal life out of gear

Incessant rains flooded roads and railways in Mumbai on Monday, disrupting daily life in the city. Flights, trains and vehicular movement were disrupted due to the widespread flooding, leaving Mumbaikars stranded. The heavy downpour also forced the closure of some schools and colleges while overflowing rivers affected more than 2 million people.
Last Updated : 08 July 2024, 06:32 IST

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On Monday morning, Mumbaikars woke up to unprecedented scenes as they experienced showers leading to significant disruption across the city.

On Monday morning, Mumbaikars woke up to unprecedented scenes as they experienced showers leading to significant disruption across the city.

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Several areas in Mumbai witnessed severe flooding, with many roads and narrow lanes submerged, hindering vehicular movement.

Several areas in Mumbai witnessed severe flooding, with many roads and narrow lanes submerged, hindering vehicular movement.

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Just before the morning rush hour, more than 300 mm (11.8 inches) of rain lashed the city of 12 million, municipal officials said.

Just before the morning rush hour, more than 300 mm (11.8 inches) of rain lashed the city of 12 million, municipal officials said.

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Several areas in Mumbai witnessed severe flooding, with many roads and narrow lanes submerged, hindering vehicular movement.

Several areas in Mumbai witnessed severe flooding, with many roads and narrow lanes submerged, hindering vehicular movement.

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Commuters waded through knee-deep water that partially submerged vehicles in many areas, as traffic piled up on the city's Eastern and Western Express highways.

Commuters waded through knee-deep water that partially submerged vehicles in many areas, as traffic piled up on the city's Eastern and Western Express highways.

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Water on the tracks forced railway authorities to cancel some trains.

Water on the tracks forced railway authorities to cancel some trains.

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Several visuals on social media showed some local trains which are the lifeline for millions in the city, were halted on inundated lines.

Several visuals on social media showed some local trains which are the lifeline for millions in the city, were halted on inundated lines.

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According to Flightradar24, a flight tracking service site, more than 250 flights were delayed and at least 30 cancelled.

According to Flightradar24, a flight tracking service site, more than 250 flights were delayed and at least 30 cancelled.

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Published 08 July 2024, 06:32 IST

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