Mumbai Residents Face Worst Flooding in Over a Decade

StoryfulWeatherPublished: August 29, 201721 views
Published: August 29, 2017

Mumbai was hit by heavy flooding on Tuesday, August 29, the worst seen in the Indian city since the devastating flooding of 2005. The floods caused a train derailment and widespread travel disruption, according to local reports. The Indian Express reported that parts of a Nagpur-bound Duronto Express train derailed near Asangaon after a portion of the track was washed away by heavy rain. No casualties were reported. Reports said the flooding, caused by four days of heavy rain, waterlogged low-lying areas and roads. Several trains were cancelled and there was disruption to air travel. Video shows motorists driving through flooded streets in central Mumbai. Credit: Twitter/Hardik Shah via Storyful

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