Trains Cancelled in Mumbai Due To Heavy Rain


Heavy rains continued for the second consecutive day at Mumbai and its neigbouring areas and at least five people have been injured in rain-related incidents.

Due to heavy to very heavy rainfall in the state of Maharashtra, local trains remained largely unaffected and were running as per their schedule.

Moreover, the Central Railway (CR) also cancelled some express or passenger trains in view of IMD’s heavy rainfall forecast especially those between Mumbai and Pune.

As per the information stated in a press release of Central Railway some trains have been cancelled and some diverted.

The Mumbai-Pune Pragati Express, Mumbai-Pune Sinhagad Express, Bhusaval-Mumbai Passenger and Pune-Panvel Passenger have been cancelled on Saturday and Sunday. The Bhusaval-Pune Express has been diverted through Daund-Manmad.

The release also stated that Mumbai-Bhusaval Passenger will remain cancelled till July 1.

However, reports have come from Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) that 39 incidents of short circuit, 104 incidents of uprooting of trees have been reported from various parts of the city.

Meanwhile, civic officials reported that a tree was uprooted as a result of incessant rain on Friday in which some cars got damaged.

In the last 24 hours, Colaba observatory recorded 81.2 mm rainfall while the Santacruz weather station recorded 234.8 mm rainfall.

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