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Heavy rains disrupt normal life in Mumbai for third consecutive day

June 11, 2011 - Mumbai

Heavy rains continued to lash Mumbai for the third consecutive day today with complaints of water logging being reported from suburban areas of Parel, Dadar, Andheri, Malad, Ghatkopar and Vikhroli.

The city area recorded 29.9 mm of rainfall, while the eastern suburbs received 45.8 mm and western suburbs recorded 66.7 mm of rainfall from 8.30 a.m. to 2.30 p.m., according to Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Disaster Management Cell.

According to reports, heavy rainfall reduced visibility at the airport and several incoming and outgoing flights were delayed.

The road traffic was also slow, while the trains were running five to ten minutes late.


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