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Mumbai Rains: Devastating Images Show City Drowned in Water

India | Associated Press | September 5, 2019, 8:27 am
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 For the third time this monsoon, pouring rains brought the country's commercial capital to a standstill with total disruption in road and rail traffic and flights.In the past 36 hours, the India Meteorological Department said Mumbai, Thane, Palghar and Raigad districts averaged a whopping 25-30 cms rains, while Vasai-Virar belt in Palghar got a staggering 50 cms rains. The IMD has issued a 'Red Alert' for Mumbai and surrounding districts which could be lashed by very heavy rains over the next two-three days. Many low-lying areas in the city including Sion, Wadala, Dadar, Parel, Kings Circle, Matunga, Chunabhatti and in suburbs Andheri, Jogeshwari, Santacruz, Malad, Borivali, Mulund, Bhandup, Kanjurmarg, Vikhroli, Kurla and surroundings were flooded in one or three feet and more water, in many areas water entering people's homes on the ground floor. Take a look at the pictures...<br /><br />A woman wades through a waterlogged street during monsoon rains in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

For the third time this monsoon, pouring rains brought the country's commercial capital to a standstill with total disruption in road and rail traffic and flights.In the past 36 hours, the India Meteorological Department said Mumbai, Thane, Palghar and Raigad districts averaged a whopping 25-30 cms rains, while Vasai-Virar belt in Palghar got a staggering 50 cms rains. The IMD has issued a 'Red Alert' for Mumbai and surrounding districts which could be lashed by very heavy rains over the next two-three days. Many low-lying areas in the city including Sion, Wadala, Dadar, Parel, Kings Circle, Matunga, Chunabhatti and in suburbs Andheri, Jogeshwari, Santacruz, Malad, Borivali, Mulund, Bhandup, Kanjurmarg, Vikhroli, Kurla and surroundings were flooded in one or three feet and more water, in many areas water entering people's homes on the ground floor. Take a look at the pictures...

A woman wades through a waterlogged street during monsoon rains in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 People hold umbrellas and walk on flooded railway tracks as it rains in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

People hold umbrellas and walk on flooded railway tracks as it rains in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 People hold hands and navigate their way through a flooded street as it rains in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

People hold hands and navigate their way through a flooded street as it rains in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 A man pushes his bicycle through a waterlogged street during monsoon rains in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

A man pushes his bicycle through a waterlogged street during monsoon rains in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 People navigate their way through a flooded street as it rains in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

People navigate their way through a flooded street as it rains in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 Schoolgirls hold hands and navigate their way through a flooded street as it rains in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

Schoolgirls hold hands and navigate their way through a flooded street as it rains in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 People navigate their way through a flooded street as it rains in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

People navigate their way through a flooded street as it rains in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 Passengers stand on railway platforms beside flooded tracks as it rains in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

Passengers stand on railway platforms beside flooded tracks as it rains in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 People navigate their way through a flooded street as it rains in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

People navigate their way through a flooded street as it rains in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 People navigate their way through a flooded street as it rains in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

People navigate their way through a flooded street as it rains in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 People navigate their way through a flooded street as it rains in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

People navigate their way through a flooded street as it rains in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 A man holds a packet between his teeth and navigates his way through a flooded street as it rains in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

A man holds a packet between his teeth and navigates his way through a flooded street as it rains in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 People navigate their way through a flooded street as it rains in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

People navigate their way through a flooded street as it rains in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 People navigate their way through a flooded train track as it rains in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

People navigate their way through a flooded train track as it rains in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 People navigate their way through a flooded street as it rains in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

People navigate their way through a flooded street as it rains in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 People navigate their way through a flooded street as it rains in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

People navigate their way through a flooded street as it rains in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 People navigate their way through a flooded street as it rains in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

People navigate their way through a flooded street as it rains in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 People navigate their way through a flooded street as it rains in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

People navigate their way through a flooded street as it rains in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 People hold hands and navigate their way through a flooded street as it rains in Mumbai. Incessant rainfall has resulted in flooding in many parts of the city, disrupting traffic movement and daily life in the city. (Image: AP)

People hold hands and navigate their way through a flooded street as it rains in Mumbai. Incessant rainfall has resulted in flooding in many parts of the city, disrupting traffic movement and daily life in the city. (Image: AP)

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 A view of the flooded railway tracks at Nala Sopara after heavy rains in Palghar, Maharashtra. (Image: Special Arrangement)

A view of the flooded railway tracks at Nala Sopara after heavy rains in Palghar, Maharashtra. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 Rainwater entered railway colony in Bandra West, Mumbai. (Image: Ayaz Ahmed/News18)

Rainwater entered railway colony in Bandra West, Mumbai. (Image: Ayaz Ahmed/News18)

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 A man pushes his bike through a waterlogged street during monsoon rains in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

A man pushes his bike through a waterlogged street during monsoon rains in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 People wade through a waterlogged street during monsoon rains in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

People wade through a waterlogged street during monsoon rains in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 A man wades through a waterlogged street during monsoon rains in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

A man wades through a waterlogged street during monsoon rains in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 People wade through a waterlogged street during monsoon rains in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

People wade through a waterlogged street during monsoon rains in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 A man pushes his bicycle through a waterlogged street during monsoon rains in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

A man pushes his bicycle through a waterlogged street during monsoon rains in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 Pedestrians walk on a waterlogged street during heavy rains, in Mumbai. (Image: Ayaz Ahmed/News18)

Pedestrians walk on a waterlogged street during heavy rains, in Mumbai. (Image: Ayaz Ahmed/News18)

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 Due to waterlogging at Sion, Gandhi Market, Pratiksha Nagar, Motilal Nagar, Milan subway, Andheri East and Malad subway, BEST has diverted several bus routes.

Due to waterlogging at Sion, Gandhi Market, Pratiksha Nagar, Motilal Nagar, Milan subway, Andheri East and Malad subway, BEST has diverted several bus routes.

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 A pedestrian walks on a waterlogged street during heavy rains, in Mumbai. (Image: Ayaz Ahmed/News18)

A pedestrian walks on a waterlogged street during heavy rains, in Mumbai. (Image: Ayaz Ahmed/News18)

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 Rainwater entered railway colony in Bandra West, Mumbai. (Image: Ayaz Ahmed/News18)

Rainwater entered railway colony in Bandra West, Mumbai. (Image: Ayaz Ahmed/News18)

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 (Image: Ayaz Ahmed/News18)

(Image: Ayaz Ahmed/News18)

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 Pedestrians walk on a waterlogged street during heavy rains, in Mumbai. (Image: Ayaz Ahmed/News18)

Pedestrians walk on a waterlogged street during heavy rains, in Mumbai. (Image: Ayaz Ahmed/News18)

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 (Image: Ayaz Ahmed/News18)

(Image: Ayaz Ahmed/News18)

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 Pedestrians walk on a waterlogged street during heavy rains, in Mumbai. (Image: Ayaz Ahmed/News18)

Pedestrians walk on a waterlogged street during heavy rains, in Mumbai. (Image: Ayaz Ahmed/News18)

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 Rainwater entered railway colony in Bandra West, Mumbai. (Image: Ayaz Ahmed/News18)

Rainwater entered railway colony in Bandra West, Mumbai. (Image: Ayaz Ahmed/News18)

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 Pedestrians walk on a waterlogged street during heavy rains, in Mumbai. (Image: Ayaz Ahmed/News18)

Pedestrians walk on a waterlogged street during heavy rains, in Mumbai. (Image: Ayaz Ahmed/News18)

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 Pedestrians walk on a waterlogged street during heavy rains, in Mumbai. (Image: Ayaz Ahmed/News18)

Pedestrians walk on a waterlogged street during heavy rains, in Mumbai. (Image: Ayaz Ahmed/News18)

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 Waterlogged street after heavy rains, in Mumbai. (Image: Ayaz Ahmed/News18)

Waterlogged street after heavy rains, in Mumbai. (Image: Ayaz Ahmed/News18)

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 Rainwater entered railway colony in Bandra West, Mumbai. (Image: Ayaz Ahmed/News18)

Rainwater entered railway colony in Bandra West, Mumbai. (Image: Ayaz Ahmed/News18)

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 (Image: Special Arrangement)

(Image: Special Arrangement)

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