The Indian police said on Wednesday that six people died after the floods and two toddlers were among the. These floods are because of heavy seasonal monsoon rains and it destructs homes, disturbed traffic in the financial capital of India.
The train services restarted slowly and dozens of travelers started walking to work in Mumbai. This is the city of 20 million people and it is the center of India’s two biggest stock exchanges and it is also the headquarters of several major companies.
The lowland areas are under water, which causes pile-ups vehicles after the city received nearly a month’s corresponding of rainfall in a single day. As there is the forecast of more rain so the order of the authorities is to shut the schools and colleges for the security of students.
Traffic police official Amitesh Kumar said: “There are several stranded cars and two-wheelers on the roads that we are clearing. We are not expecting any major traffic jams as the machinery is geared up and the rain forecast is also not as bad.”
Police told a 45-year-old woman and 1-1/2-year old child, they are members of the same family died after their house in the northern suburb of Vikhroli demolished late on Tuesday. And a two-year-old girl died because of wall fall. Three other people are died after being flounced by the floods in the neighbor city of Thane.
Many of the firms started helping people by providing food and rest areas for the workers who caught in offices. And the officials of temples and religious bodies also presented help to those stuck on streets.
A spokeswoman for the Mumbai airport said that flights are delayed up to 15 minutes and there are many cancellations on Tuesday.
This flood revived the memory of 2005 floods that killed more than 500 people.
On the social network Twitter, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi presented crises vindication aid to the government of Maharashtra, the western whose capital is Mumbai.
The floods are devastating many areas in the world and it has taken the life of several people including toddlers. More than 1, 200 people have died across Bangladesh, India, and Nepal due to devastating floods to strike South Asia in years.