Mumbai Rains : No lessons learnt from the 2005 deluge in Mumbai

  • Wed 30 Aug 2017

After 12 years Mumbai again faced the great flood. who can forget the day of 26/7/2005, general society organization of a seeking worldwide city keeps on showing average quality in dealing with a catastrophe, particularly when it downpours. The municipal fathers have neglected to manufacture an idiot proof resistance system against 'more than overwhelming precipitation', a deluge characteristic of 124.5mm to 244.5 mm in a solitary day.  


People were struggling to reach home as soon as possible 


Mumbai Rain 2005


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Trains were canceled due to rain


Mumbai Flood 2005 Tains Jam


Heavy rains brought Mumbai to halt, people got stuck in massive traffic 

Mumbai flood 2005

Every single time dark clouds gather over Mumbai threatening to breach the dreaded mark, as it did on Monday, it causes a close surge like circumstance with water-signing in low-lying ranges, fall of open transport, congested driving conditions, potholes, and loss of numerous pure lives.


The few waterlogged ranges are a living verification of the limitation of the Mumbai government in not taking in anything from the 2005 surges that had left the city disabled. Rather than preventive measures and redesigned framework in the city, you rather get the opportunity to see it getting overpowered by the plentiful rain.


Andheri West: Folks found difficult to reach back home


Andheri West Flooded Road


Goregaon West: Umbrellas on, Vehicles off


Andheri west flooded road


Andheri Station: hustle-bustle everywhere


Andheri Station


What President of India Mr. Ram Nath Kovind Said 


President of India Mr. Ram Nath Kovind Said


What Chief Minister of Maharashtra Mr. Devendra Fadnavis said


Chief Minister of Maharashtra Mr. Devendra Fadnavis


The authorities are asking people to stay indoors and avoid going out till this subsides. The MET department has predicted more rainfall in the next 48 hours. 

Stay safe, Stay Dry #Mumbai.