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Water logging in Mumbai after heavy rainfall, wall collapses in Andheri East, IMD predicts more downpour Featured

Post by  GNN National Desk 08 Jul 2019 BE_THE_FIRST_TO_COMMENT 7
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Torrential rainfall has again badly affected normal life in India's financial capital Mumbai, with waterlogging reported from several low lying parts of the city. 
A wall has collapsed in Andheri East in suburban Mumbai, and one woman is reportedly trapped inside. 
 
IMD forecast at 12 PM says, " Intermittent rain with heavy to very heavy with extremely heavy falls at isolated place is likely to occur in Mumbai City & Suburbs". It has also predicted intense rainfall in some parts of the city in the next couple of hours. 
 
Rainfall received in Mumbai so far
 
CITY
 
1. Dharavi fire 67.0 mm
2. Dadar swm 65.0 mm
3. FN ward 64.5 mm
 
WESTERN
 
1. Marol fire 121.0 mm
2. KE ward 103.0 mm
3. Vileparle fire 100.0 mm
 
EASTERN
 
1. Kurla fire 120 mm
2. vikroli fire 114.0 mm
3. MW ward 70 mm
 
Waterlogged Andheri subway
 
BMC tweeted a while back, "Dear Mumbaikars, the city has experience heavy rainfall in the last couple of hours, especially in the eastern suburb. We regret all the inconvenience that has showered along. But the intensity is on decline now & our teams will try to pump out logged water as soon as possible. "
 
Operations at the Mumbai airport were suspended briefly on Monday morning due to heavy rains, which also forced the aerodrome operator to divert some flights to the nearby airports, an official said.
 
However, no flights were cancelled.
 
"Runway operations at the Mumbai airport remained suspended for nearly 20 minutes on Monday morning due to heavy rains," the official from the Mumbai International Airport Limited (MIAL) said.
 
The services were stopped at 9.12 am and later resumed at 9.31 am.

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