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Four killed as heavy rains wreak havoc in Mumbai city- See pictures

As the southwest monsoon picked up momentum in Mumbai, heavy showers lashed the city claiming four lives here and in adjoining Thane.

Edited by: India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: June 25, 2018 23:58 IST ]
As the southwest monsoon picked up momentum in Mumbai,

As the southwest monsoon picked up momentum in Mumbai, heavy showers lashed the city claiming four lives here and in adjoining Thane. The incessant downpour lashed Mumbai, Thane regions throughout Sunday night and continued this morning, triggering water-logging at several locations. It also slowed down the movement of suburban trains, causing further inconvenience to office-goers.  

 

Heavy rains wreaked havoc on many parts in India on Monday, throwing life out of gear. Mumbai was the worst affected as incessant showers claimed four lives in less than 24 hours. The financial capital received 231.4 mm rains since Saturday. A rainfall of such magnitude is often categorised as heavy showers. Rains also spelt its doom in many other states including Punjab, Haryana, Assam, Gujarat, Rajasthan, and Delhi. Here's how rainfall fared in different parts of India.

India Tv - As the southwest monsoon picked up momentum in Mumbai, heavy showers lashed the city claiming four lives here and in adjoining Thane. The incessant downpour lashed Mumbai, Thane regions throughout Sunday night and continued this morning, triggering water-logging at several locations. It also slowed down the movement of suburban trains, causing further inconvenience to office-goers.    

As the southwest monsoon picked up momentum in Mumbai, heavy showers lashed the city claiming four lives here and in adjoining Thane. The incessant downpour lashed Mumbai, Thane regions throughout Sunday night and continued this morning, triggering water-logging at several locations. It also slowed down the movement of suburban trains, causing further inconvenience to office-goers.  

 

India Tv - A top view of South Mumbai as monsoon clouds hover over the city, in Mumbai on Monday.  

A top view of South Mumbai as monsoon clouds hover over the city, in Mumbai on Monday.

 

India Tv - Suburban trains chug on water-logged tracks during heavy rains, in Mumbai on Monday.

Suburban trains chug on water-logged tracks during heavy rains, in Mumbai on Monday.

India Tv -   A car struck in debris after a wall collapsed at a construction site in Antop Hill, Wadala East area, in Mumbai on Monday.

 

A car struck in debris after a wall collapsed at a construction site in Antop Hill, Wadala East area, in Mumbai on Monday.

India Tv - Several cars struck in debris after a wall collapsed at a construction site in Antop Hill, Wadala East area, in Mumbai on Monday.

Several cars struck in debris after a wall collapsed at a construction site in Antop Hill, Wadala East area, in Mumbai on Monday.

India Tv - The IMD has predicted heavy-to-very heavy rain in the city in the next 24 to 48 hours.

The IMD has predicted heavy-to-very heavy rain in the city in the next 24 to 48 hours. "These heavy showers are due to a cyclonic circulation over north Konkan and adjoining south Gujarat and another circulation in the Bay of Bengal. We expect the rain activity to increase in the coming week, with scattered heavy to very heavy rain on June 27 and 28 in parts of north Konkan, including Mumbai," an IMD official said. The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), Coast Guard and the Navy have been put on high alert.

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