Mumbai: Two women, including a teenager, were drowned at the famed Juhu Beach here on Sunday evening after they went into the rough sea for a swim despite warnings, officials said.Also Read - Over 100 Leaders of Global & Indian MNCs Gather to Deliberate ‘The Rise of NextGen Business Services Centres’

According to the BMC Disaster Control, the incident happened around 5.45 p.m. Also Read - Monkeypox Scare in India: Mumbai Civic Body Readies Isolation Ward in Hospital, Issues Advisory

According to some eyewitnesses, the two allegedly disregarded warnings by locals and beach guards not to venture into the choppy sea. Also Read - Viral Scooter Stunt From Mumbai Highlights What Exactly We Should Not Do | Watch Video

Their bodies were fished out around an hour later.

According to police, they hailed from Sion suburb and had gone to Juhu for a picnic when the tragedy befell them.

They were identified as Maya Mahendra, 29, and Nisha Karanpal Singh, 16.

The Santacruz police have sent their bodies for an autopsy to the Cooper Hospital.