Lonely Planet Writer

Heavy rain causes travel chaos in Mumbai

Heavy monsoon rains are causing travel problems across Mumbai as trains are cancelled and bus services are disrupted by traffic jams.

Monsoon rains in Mumbai.
Monsoon rains in Mumbai. Image by Rakesh / CC BY-SA 2.0

Flights into Mumbai have also been delayed because of difficult landing conditions and flooding has been reported from many districts of the city. Monsoon flooding is an annual problem in most of India’s cities, many of which still rely on drainage systems built in the colonial era when the population was a fraction of its current size. Read more: timesofindia.indiatimes.com