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Mumbai Rains Highlights: Train services disrupted due to waterlogging

Several areas in Mumbai faced waterlogging due to heavy rains since Tuesday morning. Train services between few stations remain suspended as the city receives heavy rainfall

By hindustantimes.com | Updated: Sep 24, 2020 05:28 IST
Mumbai Rains Highlights: Train services disrupted due to waterlogging

Mumbai is experiencing heavy rainfall since Tuesday evening. The city received 273.6mm rainfall, categorised as extreme rainfall, which led to waterlogging in areas like Goregaon and inundated railway tracks leading to disruption in normal train services.

Services between Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus(CSMT) and Thane railway station are currently suspended due to the heavy rains. Passengers at Sion, Kurla and Chuna Bhatti railway stations faced difficulties in commuting due to waterlogged railway tracks.

India Meteorological Department has predicted that Mumbai will continue to receive heavy rainfall on Wednesday.

04:12 PM IST

Severe waterlogging in Mumbai's Sion

Severe waterlogging in Mumbai's Sion area reported due to heavy rainfall.

India Meteorological Department has predicted heavy rainfall at isolated places over Mumbai during the next 24 hours

03:49 PM IST

Waterlogging in Matunga area

Matunga in Mumbai reported waterlogging issue on Wednesday following heavy rainfall overnight.

<p>Waterlogging in Matunga area</p>
03:42 PM IST

High tide of 3.65 meters expected in Mumbai

High tide of 3.65 meters expected in Mumbai at 3.50 pm today: India Meteorological Department

02:55 PM IST

Matunga faces waterlogging as rainfall continues

Heavy rainfall in Mumbai has also been the cause of distress for residents of Matunga.

12:48 PM IST

Sewri faces waterlogging due to heavy rains

As heavy rains batter Mumbai waterlogging continues to affect locals. Sewri in Mumbai remains waterlogged due to the rains.

<p>Sewri faces waterlogging due to heavy rains</p>
Traffic moves amid waterlogging in Sewri (Pratik Chorge/HT Photos)
11:00 AM IST

Railway tracks remain inundated due to heavy rains

Railway tracks between Kurla and Sion remain waterlogged due to heavy rain.

<p>Railway tracks remain inundated due to heavy rains</p>
Train tracks between Kurla and Sion remain waterlogged. (Vijayanand Gupta/HT Photos)
09:43 AM IST

Covid-19 hospital heavily flooded due to heavy rains

Mumbai's Nair Hospital which is a dedicated Covid-19 hospital remains heavily flooded due to the heavy downpour. The video shared by news agency ANI shows hospital beds, buckets and medical equipment afloat due to flooding inside the hospital putting lives of patients, doctors and hospital staff at risk.

09:08 AM IST

Mumbai rainfall brings Juhu airport to standstill

Waterlogging at the Juhu airport has brought it to a standstill. There have been no operations since today morning. The airport handles 40 operations currently. Pre-Covid-19 it used to handle 100 operations.

<p>Mumbai rainfall brings Juhu airport to standstill</p>
08:58 AM IST

Mumbai Municipal commissioner Iqbal S Chahal has asked people to remain indoors

Iqbal S Chahal will take a tour of various parts of Mumbai on Wednesday. To take stock of the situation at Worli Sea Face, Hindamata and Gandhi Market, Kala Nagar Junction at Bandra, and Mithi River. Several areas face waterlogging as residents in King's Circle were seen stuck with their vehicles on inundated roads.

<p>Mumbai Municipal commissioner Iqbal S Chahal has asked people to remain indoors</p>
08:50 AM IST

Railway services cancelled across several stations

Suburban railway services have been cancelled as several railway tracks across stations were inundated. Passengers at Sion railway station faced trouble as railway tracks were inundated.

08:32 AM IST

Mumbai suburbs receive heaviest rain spell of monsoon season

Mumbai received heavy rainfall since Tuesday afternoon and the India Meteorological Dept has predicted that the city will continue to receive heavy rainfall on Wednesday as well.

First published: Sep 23, 2020 08:23 IST