Mumbai Comes To A Standstill After Record Rain Spell; COVID-19 Hospital Flooded
Mumbai Police has also issued an advisory asking people to not wade into waterlogged paths. According to BMC, there was heavy waterlogging due to incessant rains in areas of Goregaon, Lokhandwala, Veera Desai Road, Parel, Dadar, Matunga, Sion, Andheri, Malad, Borivali, Kurla, Ghatkopar, Mulund, Bhendi Chowk, Gold Temple, Majhgaon, Masjid Bandar Dahisar and Baisula. In the King Circle area, a bus full of passengers got stuck in the water.
Mumbaikars took to social media to share videos of their submerged homes by the incessant rains in Mumbai.
#WATCH Maharashtra: Mumbai's Nair Hospital flooded following heavy rainfall in the city. It is a COVID-19 dedicated hospital.— ANI (@ANI) September 23, 2020
As per Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), Mumbai city received 173 mm rainfall in the last 24 hours. pic.twitter.com/DLPOWe2gPc
Meanwhile, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has I ssued an advisory, detailing preparations before and after the floods.
Mumbai is the financial capital of India, the dream city of many. Science has made a lot of progress but the city's water-saving capacity has been exhausted. The administration's efforts have failed. The credit for building Mumbai goes to someone.#MumbaiRains pic.twitter.com/PFa1wflTtV— Harish Jaybhaye (@b9d5dfd6df1a4b6) September 23, 2020