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Massive rains cripple India’s metros; life comes to standstill in Mumbai, Bengaluru

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

India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Published on: July 29, 2016 18:26 IST ]
Bengaluru Rains
Bengaluru Rains

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.

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Bengaluru Rains

Miles-long-traffic has covered the waterlogged streets, creating a havoc like situation for the commuters stranded for hours.

Mumbai:

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.

The traffic on the Western Express Highway was brought to a complete halt as the Andheri subway was closed due to water logging. 

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Mumbai Rains

As per the predictions by Skymet Weather, the business capital will continue to be lashed by rains for the next couple of days.

Bengaluru:

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.

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.

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Bengaluru Rains

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Bengaluru Rains

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