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From Mumbai to Munich and beyond, flooding slams brake on daily life

A car destroyed after extreme weather in Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler, Germany, Days of heavy rain in Western Europe turned normally minor rivers and streets into raging torrents that swept away cars, engulfed homes and trapped residents. (AP)
1/9A car destroyed after extreme weather in Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler, Germany, Days of heavy rain in Western Europe turned normally minor rivers and streets into raging torrents that swept away cars, engulfed homes and trapped residents. (AP)
A damaged car lays on its roof on the roadside after flooding in Ensival, Verviers, Belgium. (AP)
2/9A damaged car lays on its roof on the roadside after flooding in Ensival, Verviers, Belgium. (AP)
A car is strewn with debris in a residential street after flooding in Ensival, Verviers, Belgium. Close to 200 people have lost their lives in Belgium and Germany due to flooding-related factors. (AP)
3/9A car is strewn with debris in a residential street after flooding in Ensival, Verviers, Belgium. Close to 200 people have lost their lives in Belgium and Germany due to flooding-related factors. (AP)
A woman shovels mud and water out of her house in Belgium. Many experts also blame changing weather patterns to have contributed to the heavy showers that led to flooding. (AP)
4/9A woman shovels mud and water out of her house in Belgium. Many experts also blame changing weather patterns to have contributed to the heavy showers that led to flooding. (AP)
Closer home, Mumbai too has witnessed water-logged roads like this at CBD. (HT PHOTO)
5/9Closer home, Mumbai too has witnessed water-logged roads like this at CBD. (HT PHOTO)
Incessant rainfall over the weekend (July 17 and 18) has once again brought the Maximum City to a crawl. (HT PHOTO)
6/9Incessant rainfall over the weekend (July 17 and 18) has once again brought the Maximum City to a crawl. (HT PHOTO)
Several vehicles were smashed by fallen trees after heavy showers lashed Mumbai and adjoining areas. (HT Photo)
7/9Several vehicles were smashed by fallen trees after heavy showers lashed Mumbai and adjoining areas. (HT Photo)
A car tries to don the cap of a boat as it attempts to negotiate a submerged road in Thane.
8/9A car tries to don the cap of a boat as it attempts to negotiate a submerged road in Thane.
This car in Delhi's Dwarka area fell in as a road caved in in Sector 18 after persistent showers. (ANI)
9/9This car in Delhi's Dwarka area fell in as a road caved in in Sector 18 after persistent showers. (ANI)
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