Zee News reports that the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), Mumbai’s apex civic body, has issued an alert asking residents to stay inside their houses. Parents have been alerted not to send their children to school in the wake of heavy rain forecast on Friday, June 19. Offices are shut and some employees have been asked to work from home. Local train and outstation train services have been affected in Mumbai with incessant rains since Thursday, June 18.
Mumbai has been paralysed yet again, with water-logging in various parts of the city’s suburbs. There are huge traffic jams on roads with people being stuck in their cars, cabs or BEST buses. The Central and Harbour line trains have been disrupted and are running up to 30 minutes late between Thane to Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) or Panvel to CST. The Western line has been affected too.
Mumbai witnessed heavy rainfall starting Thursday morning and continuing to Friday morning, with the rains showing no sign of stopping. Thankfully, the next two days should be easy being a weekend. Watch the video to know more!