Mumbai has been experiencing a spate of thunderstorms off late, and it seems like today is going to be one of those days.
The city saw thunder and lightning on Thursday evening, that saw a number of Mumbaikars left unprepared, what with the sun beating down on the city off-late.
All of Thursday night and until early today morning Mumbai experienced significant showers coupled with thunder and lightning, leading to traffic snarls in many places. A few areas have also reported flooding.
The places that received maximum rainfall are Dadar (44 mm), Bandra, Vile Parle, Santacruz (42 mm), and Andheri (38 mm). The BMC pressed 29 dewatering pumps into service to help the water recede faster. Due to the heavy rainfall, Western Railway's services were also running late by 10-15 minutes.What you can expect
As per the Regional Meteorological Department, the city can expect a few spells of rain or thundershowers. According to Skymetweather, Maharashtra region is likely to experience showers and thunderstorms due to a cyclonic circulation over South Madhya Pradesh and the northwest Bay of Bengal along with a low-pressure area extending up to North Kerala and Marathwada.High tide today:
High tide is expected at 7:33 pm today at 3.64 meters. The tide is expected to be at its lowest at 2:01 pm todayTraffic update
There are several roads in the city that have traffic jams. As per Google Maps, the roads that are jammed are:Sion flyover:
Expect a 15-minute delayEastern Express Highway:
Expect a 20-minute delayAlong Jeejabai Bhosale Marg:
Expect a 15-minute delayPL Lokhande Marg:
Expect a 15-minute delaySantacruz Chembur Link Road and CST Road:
Huge traffic jam here, expect a 20-minute delayLal Bahadur Shahstri Marg:
Expect a 15-minute delayAndheri Kurla Road:
Expect a 20-minute delayMagan Nathuram Road:
Expect a 15-minute delayRoads along Marol Naka:
Expect a 15-minute delayAndheri Ghatkopar Road:
Expect a 20-minute delayLink Road:
Expect a 20-minute delayVashi Flyover:
expect a 15-20 minute delayThane Belapur Road along the Mumbai road:
Expect a 15-minute delayMumbai Local train statusWestern Line:
All trains are running on timeCentral Line:
There is a 10-minute delay on this lineHarbour Line:
Trains along this line are running on timeTransharbour Line
: Trains along this line are running on timeHere're a few tweets from last evening(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from a syndicated feed.)