Mumbai Rains: Long distance trains affected

Written By Thulasi Ram | Updated: July 01, 2019 10:44 IST
Mumbai Rains: Long distance trains affected

Mumbai Rains: Long-distance trains affected
Heavy rains continue to lash Mumbai and its neighboring areas for the fourth consecutive day today, leaving the city with waterlogging, traffic jams, cancellations, and delays in trains.
The western railway canceled Mumbai-Valsad-Surat section due to water logging in Palghar. Western Railway later confirmed that water levels had receded and train movement had been re-started at 8.05 am.
However, train speeds were restricted to 30 km/h to ensure safety.
Rainfall recorded between 7am and 8am: Parel- 43mm, Worli -3 5mm, Wadala - 32mm, Haji Ali- 26mm, Lower Parel - 25mm, Chembur - 37mm, Kurla- 20mm, Bandra - 53mm
111mm rainfall recorded by IMD on Thane Belapur Industrial belt in the last 24 hours.
Intense spells of rainfall likely to continue in Mumbai, Thane, Raigad, and Palghar during the next two hours: IMD, Mumbai
RPF and MSF involved in crowd control and management at all major stations.
Local trains in Mumbai are running late after waterlogging on railway tracks due to heavy overnight rain in the city.