Hundreds of people stranded due to waterlogging at the Lokmanya Tilak Station in Mumbai
Heavy rainfall in Mumbai always affects the life of normal people, school, college and railways. Central Railway announced that trains would be cancelled and diverted owing to heavy rainfall and water-logging in Mumbai on Sunday. After this around hundreds of travellers were stranded at the Lokmanya Tilak Station in Mumbai.
Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Ward official also handed out food packages and tea to the LTT railway station's stranded travellers. IMD (The India Meteorological Department) said that the intensity of rainfall will be continued for 24 hours.
Not only the railways but university exam has also been affected due to heavy rainfall. The University of Mumbai has also postponed the open learning student exam scheduled for today. The Mumbai University Public Relations Officer (PRO) “Vinod Manale” also said that the University has postponed its exams for students of open learning, will be scheduled for 5th August, in view of forecast of heavy rains.
The chief minister’s office tweeted that due to the IMD warning for tomorrow, holiday declared for schools and colleges in Mumbai & MMR, Palghar, Thane, Raigad districts. Due to heavy rainfall, school and college will remain shut in some particular place in Mumbai like Raigad, Palghar, Thane, and Mumbai suburbs.
Approximately 150 MIT College Pune students were stranded inside the college building due to water-logging. The fire brigade team move the students to a safe place on Sunday.