Mumbai, September 19: After heavy rains lashed Mumbai, City Police took to Twitter and alerted Mumbaikars about waterlogging and slow traffic in various parts of the city. The police issued a traffic advisory to avoid jams after traffic was moving slow on major arterial roads in the metropolitan. In a series of tweets, Mumbai Police said Waterlogging compelled the traffic to dawdle at link road, Santacruz Police Station, Khar and Milan subway, Asha Parekh Hospital and SV Road. Click here to catch the live news updates of Day 2 of Mumbai Rains.
It further added North Bound traffic was affected at Andheri subway after a minibus broke down. The police said waterlogging was reported at Vakola Centre bridge, Milan and Khar subway. Maharashtra Education Minister Vinod Tawde announced that schools in Mumbai will be shut on Wednesday despite mixed predictions on rains.
On Sunday, the weather department had forecast heavy rains in Mumbai and the coastal Konkan region for the next three days.
Several parts of the city, including South Mumbai, Borivali, Kandivali, Andheri and Bhandup, received heavy rainfall. However, no untoward incident was reported so far from any part of the city, said an official attached with the Disaster Management Cell of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC). He said the civic administration and other agencies have geared up to tackle any eventuality arising out of the rains.
The official added no road and train traffic, including the suburban rail network, were reported unaffected by the downpour.he Colaba observatory, the north Konkan region of Maharashtra, including Mumbai and its neighbouring areas, is expected to receive more rains.
The Colaba observatory of the weatherman said the north Konkan region of Maharashtra, including Mumbai and its neighbouring areas, is expected to receive more rains.