A portion of a building in Mumbai’s Kurla locality collapsed on Sunday as heavy rain continued to lash the city, ANI reported. No injuries were reported. The overbridge at Malad railway station was closed because of safety concerns, the Hindustan Times reported.
The India Meteorological Department has predicted “intermittent rain” till Wednesday. Several streets were waterlogged and services on three lines of the Mumbai train network were hit, The Indian Express reported.
South Mumbai recorded 19.4 mm rain between 8.30 am and 11.30 am on Sunday, while the suburbs recorded 12 mm, according to the Hindustan Times. In the 24 hours till 8.30 am on Sunday, South Mumbai recorded 33 mm rain and the suburbs 131.1 mm.
The Met department has forecast intermittent rain with “heavy falls” at a few places and very heavy showers in some other parts of the city in the next 48 hours. “Widespread rain” is forecast across the Konkan region, Goa and Maharashtra till Monday, after which it will reduce to “fairly widespread” in Marathwada and Vidarbha regions of Maharashtra, the weather agency said.
In Mumbai, the police issued traffic advisories, blocking heavy vehicles from plying on the Gokhale flyover in Andheri in the western part of the city. The police also closed the Ghatkopar rail overbridge in eastern Mumbai for vehicles.
Three persons died following heavy rain in and around Mumbai on Saturday. One of them died of electrocution in Ghatkopar was electrocuted, and two were found dead in a river by civic authorities in Kalyan, a city in Thane district, reported The Tribune.