Mumbai flooding causes transport chaos – BBC News

“Heavy monsoon rains in Mumbai have thrown the Indian city’s transport systems into chaos.Some roads have been hit by waist-deep flooding.Officials are calling on people to stay at home.

More than 16 million people have been affected by seasonal floods across a swathe of South Asia, according to aid workers. Bangladesh and Nepal have been badly hit, and about 500 people have died.In Mumbai on Tuesday, trains and flights were cancelled. Schools have closed.One hospital also flooded, forcing staff to evacuate the paediatric ward.Residents took to social media to offer shelter to the stranded, or to ask for help.Many recalled the 2005 floods in and around the city, which killed more than 500 people.”

Source: Mumbai flooding causes transport chaos – BBC News

About David Lindsay Jr

David Lindsay is the author of "The Tay Son Rebellion, Historical Fiction of Eighteenth- Century Vietnam," that covers a bloody civil war from 1770 to 1802. Find more about it at TheTaySonRebellion.com, also known as, DavidLindsayJr.com. David Lindsay is currently writing about Climate Change and the Sixth Extinction., as well as singing and performing a "folk concert" on Climate Change and the Sixth Extinction. He can be reached at daljr37(at)gmail.com.
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