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Mumbai, neighbouring areas record heavy rainfall; traffic movement affected – Times of India

MUMBAI: Mumbai and its neighbouring areas recorded heavy rainfall that led to waterlogging in around six places in the city on Wednesday morning.
Heavy rainfall disturbed traffic movement in some low-line areas in the city in the morning. Waterlogging was reported in around six places in the city, according to BMC. A civic official stated that intensity of rain reduced after 10am and water started receding from the waterlogged areas.
Waterlogging was reported at Hindmata, Ghandhi market (Sion), Chembur station, Milan Subway, Andheri Subway and Dahisar Subway.

Since last 24 hours, till 8am on Wednesday, IMD’s observatory at Colaba recorded 53.2mm and Santacruz 84.3mm rainfall.

The seven lakes —- five outside the city limit — added 2% of their total required water stock in the 24 hours. The water stock in the seven lakes ( two in the city limit) collectively are 37.26% of their total water capacity. Due to poor rain in catchment areas of the five crucial lakes outside the city limit, the BMC imposed 20% water cut across the Mumbai from Wednesday.