Mumbai: Heavy showers across the city slows traffic

The Mumbai police's traffic wing on Twitter issued updates on the traffic situation across the city.

AgenciesUpdated: Wednesday, July 13, 2022, 12:32 PM IST
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Mumbai and its suburbs witnessed a heavy downpour on the morning of July 13, Wednesday which resulted in waterlogging and traffic snarls across the city.

The Mumbai police's traffic wing on Twitter issued updates on the traffic situation across the city.

South bound traffic had been affected by the water influx on Mahalaxmi Temple road which is now under control, the officials said; the traffic is moving "much faster".

The official added that the traffic in Worli and Haji Ali areas were slow due to . The officials said that the traffic in Bandra-Kurla complex area is also resuming its pace after it was diverted due to uprooting of tree near Capitol building.

According to a report, the Western Express Highway, connecting suburbs to south Mumbai,witnessed heavy traffic. There was heavy traffic on the route in Borivali, Goregaon, Jogeshwari, Andheri and up to some extent near Bandra.

In the Deonar eastern suburb, there was water-logging up to 0.5 feet at Neelam Junction. There was similar inundation on the Mankhurd railway bridge and traffic was moving slow, the official said.

Traffic was slow at Paresh Park Market in Vikhroli, a bus depot near Santacruz railway station, Dadar TT, Wadala Shakkar Panchayat, near the Fatima High School in Ghatkopar, Sonapur Junction and Khar railway junction due to water accumulation, the police said.

Meanwhile, the traffic from Nathalal Parekh road near Don Bosco School in Matunga was diverted to Chaar Rasta because of a tree fall.

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