- Heavy rain leads to water-logging and slippery roads in Mumbai
- Mumbai Police tweet photo to warn drivers
- Request citizens to drive carefully to prevent accidents
The police issued the advice in public interest as heavy rain hit the capital of Maharashtra. Several parts of the city witnessed water-logging. Some weather experts have predicted that the situation might get worse than the 2005 Mumbai rains.
Mumbai's lifeline, the local trains, were running smoothly. However, there was a delay of 10-15 minutes.
The police called the accident in Lower Parel a consequence of slippery roads.
"You (sic) surely don't want your vehicle & you lying like that on the road, in the rains! The roads are slippery & it's consequence was seen this morning at Lower Parel!Thankfully no casualties.Please drive extra carefully. Decrease speed, increase cautiousness," the tweet read.
In the wake of the warning from the weather department, BMC has cancelled the leaves of all its senior officials for the weekend, besides taking a number of precautionary measures to ensure that the residents don't face any problem.
With inputs from agencies
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