Twenty five people died in house collapses triggered by landslides following incessant overnight rains in Mumbai, which caused severe water logging and disruption of suburban train services and vehicular traffic in the financial capital on Sunday, officials said.
Rains lashed Mumbai and the entire coastal Konkan region with waterlogging reported from many areas.
With the Bhatsa river in spate, several villages in and around Kalyan taluka were inundated, with Ju-Nandkhuri village being the worst hit.
Heavy rainfall has caused water logging in several areas of Mumbai, including Sion, Nagpada, Nala Sopara, Santa Cruz, Andheri, and Chembur.
Around 700 passengers on Mahalaxmi Express were stranded between Badlapur and Vangani station near Mumbai due to heavy rains.
The National Disaster Response Force team on Tuesday rescued 1500 stranded passengers from Vadodara Express stationed at Nala Sopara due to water-logging.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy to very heavy rain till Thursday. Mumbai's pervasive Dabbawalas, the tiffin careers of the city, have suspended their work today.
Heavy rain lashed Mumbai, causing water-logging and disruption of local train services. The downpour led to water logging in several areas, including East Matunga, Sion, Colaba, Chembur East and Santa