Its been raining incessantly for the past 24 hours in Mumbai. Heavy showers on Monday evening has resulted in traffic jams across many junctions. Showers coupled with gusty winds has worsened the traffic in the city
While Mumbai is witnessing a delayed monsoon and a little less rain this year, the last few hours rain seems to have compensated for the delay. The Mithi river has reached the danger mark and a flood alert has been issued.
Local train traffic has been affected by the continuous down pour and water logging on the tracks on Tuesday. Trains are running late and there will be delays.
The local weather office forecasted heavy to very heavy rains with strong winds to continue for 2 days. Mumbaikars are advised to be cautious for the next two weeks, in light of the tide of the century expected on 24-Jul-09