Same story every year: B-Town on monsoon woes

Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) The monsoon’s touchdown in Mumbai has paralysed the hustle and bustle of the city, and the water-logged jampacked roads led to travel woes for Bollywood celebrities like Riteish Deshmukh and Farhan Akhtar too.

Many other celebrities like Juhi Chawla, Richa Chadha, Kunal Kemmu, Boman Irani and Aditi Rao Hydari took to Twitter on Friday to talk about the heavy rainfall of Mumbai, which is trending on the micro-blogging site under the hashtag “#MumbaiRains”.

Here’s what these celebrities said:

Riteish Deshmukh: Worli to Film City – highway- 35 mins – No clogging – No jam #JustSaying

Shatrughan Sinha: Pray for those who are suffering and whose lives are disrupted by the #MumbaiRains.

Farhan Akhtar: I think the Mumbaikar tax-payers money is used to block the city’s drainage system. #everyyearsamestory.

Paresh Rawal: Dear Mumbaikars…Keep tweeting about rain…Lord Indra reading all your tweets…He’s having fun… #MumbaiRains

Juhi Chawla: I love the rains .. But how come the traffic quadruples during a downpour…?? Very pakaoed in the car!

Richa Chadha: Late for shoot because … #MumbaiRains.

Kunal Kemmu: Driving to shoot hoping don’t need a motorboat on the way back #MumbaiRains

Boman Irani: Sitting in my car, but the big fat raindrops reflected off my windscreen tell me to go back home #iphonediary.

Sajid Khan: Good news n bad news for all car owners. GN…free car wash today! BN..if d rains don’t stop your car may get washed away!

Vir Das: New rule. During heavy rains, school stays open, make all kids study urban drainage engineering. So one of them can grow up and fix this sh**.

Aditi Rao Hydari: Hello #monsoon you’re awesome but we are NEVER EVER PREPERED to welcome you happily #InfrastructureFail #INeedABoat

Diandra Soares: And….. it is happening again #MumbaiRains remove our tax money from your pockets and fix our drainage systems #CHORS

Ashoke Pandit: Roads near #Metro line is more flooded as compared to other areas. Reason best known too #MMRDA and Reliance. Lots of unfinished work.#MumbaiDeluge

Shekhar Ravjiani: Incessant rain today! Seeing some crazy images of flooded streets.

Sophie Choudry: Row row row your boat!! Every damn monsoon…freaking ridiculous! Stay safe everyone!

Sona Mohapatra: On my way to the airport in the #MumbaiRains .Most of the roads en-route are flooded. Stay in and don’t step out unless totally necessary today

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