Mumbai: Heavy rain lashed the city last night and today, leaving several areas waterlogged and delaying local trains. While the city received pre-monsoon showers, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said monsoon has reached the Konkan coast.
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said it had taken precautionary measures, but there were reports of water-logging in Dadar, Parel, Cuffe Parade, Bandra, Borivali and Andheri. The civic body however claimed it received no complaints of water-logging.
In view of the heavy rain warning over the week-end, municipal commissioner Ajoy Mehta held a meeting with top officials of the MCGM and IMD and issued necessary instructions, the BMC release said. Though there was no water on the tracks, suburban train services ran late by 10 to 15 minutes.