New Delhi, June 28: Normal life in Mumbai is again likely to be hit as heavy rainfall is expected in the city in next 24 hours. As per the weather forecast, Mumbai is all set to witness moderate to heavy rainfall. The city is experiencing severe problems as roads are clogged and traffic snarls are causing deep troubles for the residents.Also Read - Ganesh Visarjan 2021: 500 Home Guards, 275 Constables Deployed in Mumbai; BMC Issues Guidelines
Heavy rains had lashed several parts of Maharashtra on Sunday, as well as Monday. Colaba recorded 90 mm and Santacruz recorded 195 mm of rain. The showers affected flight operations and suburban train services. Local trains were delayed on some lines. Also Read - BMC's Latest Sero-Survey Report Finds Over 86% of Mumbai's Population Have COVID-19 Antibodies
At least five people including a woman were killed in rain-related incidents in Mumbai. In Mumbai, two people lost their lives after a tree fell on them near Metro Cinema at MG Road in Marine Lines area. A 13-year-old boy was killed in Thane at around 2 am after a wall collapsed on their house. In Mumbai’s Malad suburb a 15-year-old boy died after falling into a manhole near Evershine Nagar. Also Read - Sonu Sood Once Praised by BJP, Now Considered Tax Evader: Shiv Sena on IT Raids at Actor's Properties
A building had also collapsed in Wadala East’s Antop Hill which damaged cars. Residents of the Lloyd’s Estate also complained and said that they had been badgering the authorities from the last 7-8 months as the construction site was dug up.
IMD, Mumbai, had predicted that rain activity will increase in the coming week. There will heavy to very heavy rain on June 27-28 in parts of north Konkan, including Mumbai.