Mumbai: Torrential rains through the night have led to waterlogging in many parts of Mumbai causing inconvenience to commuters. The affected areas were Kalina, Vakola, Sion, Parel and hutmnets along the Mithi river.
A four-storied building partially caved in the suburb of Malad, but no casualties were there as the building was fortunately not occupied.
Local trains on the suburban central and western line are running late by 10 to 15 minutes due to heavy rains.
An empty four-storey building in the city collapsed following heavy rains, fire brigade sources said. The building Gopal Bhavan, located in Mamletdar Wadi in suburban Malad caved in following rains. However, there were no casualties, they said.
There was nobody living in the building as the residents had already been evacuated after the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) declared the structure as 'dangerous'.
Five fire engines were rushed to the spot, they added.
The MET department has forecast continuous light to heavy showers in Mumbai for the next 24 hours.
(With additional inputs from PTI)