It is happening again, Mumbai is once again hit by heavy rains as the weather department predicted earlier this week. While the city is once again received heavy showers, the spirit of Mumbai was put to test and they are emerging victorious on the social media. Twitter is full of positive messages and videos on the current situations and people cannot help but applaud the city traffic police for standing strong through rain and storm. Twitterati has been praising the traffic police for holding it down during the Mumbai floods as well as the heavy showers today with messages of appreciation. Mumbai Rains: Trains Running Normally, Operations at Mumbai Airport Suspended Due to Low Visibility.
Several parts of Mumbai woke up to heavy rains on Tuesday, September 19, 2017. A PTI report confirmed that South Mumbai, Kandivali, Borivali, Andheri and Bhandup, received heavy rainfall that may continue in the coming days. As people rushed back from work, the Mumbai police and traffic police continued to serve the city and are controlling the traffic at several places. Twitter was filled with pictures and messages addressed to the Traffic Police and thanked them for their continuous efforts.
Weather reports confirm that Maharashtra will be receiving heavy rains in the next 12 hours. The hashtag, #MumbaiRains became a national trend soon after the rains hit various parts of the city. While there are very few cases of waterlogging, unlike the last time, heavy showers continue in the city. Here are some positive tweets from the social media that will increase your respect for the Mumbai traffic police.
They stand strong
Twitterati applauded the traffic police
Traffic police keep the city calm
We cannot thank them enough
This is the second episode of Mumbai rains in the past month. on August 29, 2017, the city witnessed 300 mm of rainfall that brought the city to a standstill. The local railway system had completely crumbled at the time as various areas were waterlogged. However, Mumbai Rains 2.0 has not had such adverse effects yet as trains continue to function normally. The cases of waterlogging are also comparatively low.