Mumbai flooding

Mumbai flooding

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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