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Mumbai limps to work, waterlogging on roads, rail tracks

June 25, 2018 10:26

Heavy rains continued to lash Mumbai on Monday disrupting both road and rail traffic. Authorities have warned of traffic snarls and waterlogging in the city.

The India Meteorological Departments Mumbai office has said heavy rainfall will continue in some parts of the city and its suburbs after similar conditions over the weekend.

Waterlogging is expected in several areas including Malabar Hill, Hindmata, Dharavi, Byculla, Dadar TT, Kabutarkhana at Dadar, King Circle, Nagpada, Santacruz (East) and Marol Maroshi, Andheri subway, among others, most of which are low lying areas.

Local train services on the western railway during the morning peak hour are operating with a delay of 20 minutes as is Central railway.

Colaba recorded 90 mm and Santacruz recorded 195 mm of rain at 5.30 am. Due to heavy rain between Virar and Surat all long-distance trains arriving at Bandra Terminus, Dadar Terminus and Mumbai Central are expected to be arrived late.

Two people died and five were injured on Sunday after a tree fell on them near Metro Cinema at MG Road in South Mumbai's Marine Lines area.

Image: Due to very heavy rains, the UP line between Bhilad and Sanjan in Mumbai Division was affected from 7.45 am. This ANI image shows flooded rail tracks near Sanjan.

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