Monsoon rains bring India’s financial capital to a standstill

Indians wade through a flooded street during heavy rain showers in Mumbai on Aug 29, 2017. (Photo: PUNIT PARANJPE/AFP)¬† MUMBAI: Heavy monsoon rains brought India’s financial capital to a halt on Tuesday (Aug 29), with authorities struggling to evacuate people with the scheduled high tide adding to the chaos. Incessant rain flooded several parts of Mumbai and paralysed train services used by millions of commuters daily, with many stranded at stations and hundreds of others walking home through waist-deep water on railway tracks. People walk along a flooded street during…

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