Along with bringing respite from the scorching heat, the monsoon has also brought major trouble for metro cities across the country.
With Gurugram already waterlogged for over 18 hours, the massive rains have now brought lives to a standstill in Mumbai and Bangalore.
Miles-long-traffic has covered the waterlogged streets, creating a havoc like situation for the commuters stranded for hours.
Like every year, the Maharashtra capital has been rained out this monsoon too. Receiving an enormous amount of rainfall yesterday, the impact of it was visible today as hundreds of morning commuters got stuck in heavy traffic on their way to work.
Massive traffic jam on Western express highway in Andheri (Mumbai) pic.twitter.com/Bk360wxxfP— ANI (@ANI) July 29, 2016
Today in 2005:heavy rains brought Mumbai to a standstill for over 2 days after it received 39.17" of rain in 24 hrs! pic.twitter.com/94Mi54Bnxw— Mohandas Menon (@mohanstatsman) July 26, 2016
The traffic on the Western Express Highway was brought to a complete halt as the Andheri subway was closed due to water logging.
As per the predictions by Skymet Weather, the business capital will continue to be lashed by rains for the next couple of days.
The situation in the IT city is no less worse than in Mumbai or Gurugam. Heavy rains have turned parts of Bengaluru into small lakes, leaving passengers stranded on the roads for hours.
This is incredible!! In Bengaluru, Boats On Roads, People See Fishing After Heavy Rain https://t.co/UUQ44DTLNi— Vikram Chandra (@vikramchandra) July 29, 2016
The level of water logging is so high that fire department is using boats to rescue people as they have been trapped on the streets.