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Mumbai Rains: Throwback to 2005 when the city was submerged

Mumbai, the financial capital of India, which never stops came to halt after the city witnessed heavy rains since morning on Tuesday reminding people of 2005 mayhem.


By   |  Updated On : August 29, 2017 09:50 PM
Tuesday heavy rains remind India of Mumbai Flood 2005.

Tuesday heavy rains remind India of Mumbai Flood 2005.

New Delhi :  

Mumbai, the financial capital of India, which never stops came to halt after the city witnessed heavy rains since morning on Tuesday.

Deputy municipal commissioner Sudhir Nayak said that the city has received around 85mm rainfall between 8:30 am and 12pm. The MET department has warned of heavy rainfall in the coming 48 hours.

The downpour has brought city to halt and reminded the people of Mumbai 2005 floods mayhem which killed more than 1000 people and more than 3000 cattle.

Mumbai Flood 2005

Mumbai in July 16, 2005, came to a complete halt with no connection and communications for almost 2 days. It seemed Arabian Sea had gulped the metro city.

Mumbai Flood 2005

Mumbai had received highest-ever recorded rainfall of 1588 mm in 48 hours.

Mumbai Flood 2005

Lifeline of Mumbai local train came to a halt by 2:30 pm due to the waterlogging on the tracks.

Mumbai Floods 2005

The heavy downpour resulted in damage of 52 local trains; 37,000 autorickshaws; 4,000 taxis; 900 BEST buses and 10,000 trucks.

Mumbai Flood 2005

Mumbai witnessed massive destruction in the two days rainfall but Haji Ali Dargah remained unaffected.

Mumbai Flood 2005

Tum Mile is a 2009 Bollywood movie made on Mumbai Floods.
First Published: Tuesday, August 29, 2017 08:46 PM


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