Three days after the onset of the south-west monsoon was announced in Maharashtra, rains finally lashed the city on Friday.
Large parts of India, meanwhile, remain parched as people desperately await overdue monsoon rains.
Several parts of Mumbai woke up to heavy rains on Friday with the weather department forecast heavy rain till June 29. As heavy rains lashed the city and neighbouring areas, including Virar, Juhu, Mulund, the temperature saw a dip and settled at 27 Degrees Celsius.
As rains lashed many parts of Mumbai, Congress MLA Amin Patel raised the issue in the Lok Sabha on Friday.
The Congress MLA said Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has been asked to call the Municipal Commissioner and take adequate action. He went on to point out problems the city has been facing, soon after it witnessed heavy rains.
Three people were dead and 5 others injured due to electric shock and collapsing of a wall, soon after Mumbai witnessed massive showers on Friday.
Due to two different incidents of electrocution in Mumbai, three people have lost their lives till now.
The first incident took place near RTO Office, Andheri West, whereas the second occurred at Mahakali caves, Goregaon East.
While a wall was collapsed in Dadar, leaving three injured. Sources said retaining wall collapsed at Senapati Bapat Marg, Kamgar Maidan, Dadar.
As innumerable parts of Mumbai woke up to massive rainfall on Friday, the city witnessed heavy water-logging, resulting in traffic.
India Today spoke to a man who struggled hard to get his bike out, which was stranded due to floods.
Locals had to throw for him in order to get his bike out of the water.
Various parts of the city witnessed heavy traffic as the roads faced water-logging and flooding due to massive rains. Earlier in the day, rains caused traffic congestion, which was reported in Western express highway and Dharavi.