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Monday 01 Jul 2019 11.54 AM

Mumbai rain: Local trains rescheduled, tracks submerged amid heavy downpour

Mumbai Rains, Heavy downpour

Mumbai has been witnessing relentless heavy downpour from Sunday night and many parts of the city are expected to continue to see good showers on Monday, according to the weather department. The rains, which have been intense in many parts of the city including Andheri, Kurla, Bandra, Charni Road, Santa Cruz, BKC and others, has resulted in water logging on streets and railway tracks causing inconvenience to people.

The pleasant weather and with irregular rain showers that will continue for the next few days. with the Indian Meteorological Department predicting "Generally cloudy sky with intermittent rains," for the city. The maximum and minimum temperature in the financial capital will hover around 24.8 degrees Celsius and 28.4 degrees Celsius.13 trains have been cancelled today.

After receding of water, train movement at Palghar was started at 8.05 hours at restricted speed of 30 kmph in view of safety," Western Railways said. Some trains including Mumbai- Ahmedabad Shatabdi Express have been regulated in view of safety it said.

"Due to heavy winds, the material viz bamboos of ongoing construction work fell on Over Head Equipment at Marine Lines due to which trains have been stopped between Churchgate-Marine Lines. Restoration work in full swing, traffic expected to start in 30 minutes," the PRO of Western Railways said. ANI

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