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Mumbai Rains: Massive flooding after heavy rain, strong winds batter City

Mumbai Rains: Intense spell results in heavy water-logging and flooding in low-lying areas of island city

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Mumbai has been facing the wrath of monsoon for the past couple of days. But yesterday the city and its metropolitan region were battered by cyclonic winds and torrential rainfall. They caused flooding in the low lying regions, uprooted trees, and other destruction too. The cyclonic wind and rain drew warnings from the city police and Maharashtra minister Aaditya Thackeray, who asked the people not to venture outdoors.

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The city received the heaviest one-day rainfall in 47 years

Photos on Twitter gave glimpses of the damage, which included roofs and sun shades flying off, overturned cars on roads, and falling trees.

PTI reports, Three high capacity cranes deployed at the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust in adjoining Raigad district collapsed due to gusty winds in the afternoon, there was no casualty.

In the evening, the meteorological department said the wind speed at Colaba increased to 107 km per hour.

The weather office also said that extremely heavy rainfall is likely to continue. Mumbai and its adjoining areas will have rain and winds with speed reaching up to 70 km per hour till morning.

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