September 23, 2020
Midnight downpour in Mumbai has hit rail and road traffic after many areas in the city were water-logged. The weather office has cautioned of a flood-like circumstance in the low-lying areas.
Over the last 24 hours, more than 280 mm of precipitation in western rural areas, concurring to the India Meteorological Department or IMD, when the nation’s financial capital is battling Covid, setting off worries of infringement of government-ordered social removing standards.
The city will get more rainfall throughout the following 24 hours. Visuals from today demonstrated suburbanites out on streets in knee-profound water, battling to arrive at their work place.
Train administrations on the Central and Harbor lines have been suspended because of water logging, Mumbai’s urban body – the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation or BMC – tweeted at the beginning of today.
“Mumbai got one of the most noteworthy precipitation in thelast 24 hours,” IMD’s Mumbai place Deputy Director General K S Hosalikar was cited as saying by news organization PTI, including that the “Santacruz observatory (in western rural areas) got 286.4 mm precipitation during the 24-hour time frame finishing at 8.30 AM on Wednesday”.
The Regional Meteorological Center, in a late-night proclamation, said that “individuals living in weak spots may take alert” as it likewise cautioned about traffic disruption and power cuts.
On Twitter, many have been sharing pictures, encouraging municipal bodies for help. “Consistent downpour water ascending at upper levels at smith house ground floor close Dongri police headquarters.. Mumbai 400009.
Written By Chanderveer Singh
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