Heavy rains lashed Mumbai and neighbouring areas on Monday causing waterlogging and traffic jams at several places.
An IMD forecast said there will be continuous rain in Mumbai and suburbs for rest of Monday and Tuesday.
Many trains were stopped and several were running late as rain waters inundated the tracks. Vehicular traffic on the roads was also redirected as many roads were closed due to flooding.
Low visibility at airport, but no warning for flights yet: Official
Visibility at Mumbai airport was “not very good” but flights were operating according to schedule, a MeT official said, adding no warning has been issued for the aviation sector so far.
Western line train services running normally
Western Railway suburban services are running normal with minor delay due to low visibility in some areas. There is no water logging or disruption in the section.
Central Railway cancels, reschedules long-distances trains
22106 Pune-Mumbai Indrayani Express scheduled for 6.35pm on 9.7.2018 and 22105 Mumbai-Pune Indrayani Express scheduled for 5.40 am on 10.7.2018 have been cancelled due to heavy rains.
12141 LTT-Patliputra Express scheduled for 11.35pm on 9.7.2018 has been rescheduled for 1am on 10.7.2018 (delayed by 1 hour 25 minutes).
11093 CSMT-Varanasi Mahanagari Express scheduled for 12:10am on 10.7.2018 is rescheduled for 4am on 10.7.2018 (delayed by 3 hours 50 minutes).
15066 Panvel-Goprakhpur Express scheduled for 5.50pm on 9.7.2018 rescheduled for 9pm on 9.7.2018 (delayed by 3 hrs 10 minutes).
Mumbai University to reschedule exams
The Mumbai University said examinations will be rescheduled for students who could not appear for it today.
BEST bus services restored in Lower Parel, Kurla
BEST bus services have been restored on NM Joshi Marg between Gawade chowk, Lower Parel station via Senapati Bapat Marg. Bus services on Bale Bazar, Kale Road in Kurla West via Sakinaka LBS road have also resumed.
Local train services running on all lines with up to 30 minutes delay
Local train services running with delays. Trans-harbour line services on CR’s Thane-Vashi section are running about 5-10 minutes late while the Western railway services are about 20-30 minutes late due to flooding in the tracks at Nallasopara
South Mumbai and suburbs record ‘heavy’ rain
South Mumbai recorded 78.6 mm rain and suburbs recorded 68.1 mm between 8.30 am and 2.30 pm on Monday, categorised as ‘heavy’ rain.
Train service hit near Dadar station due to technical glitch in CR
Central Railway’s train service badly hit due to technical snag near Dadar station. Kalyan-bound slow train stranded on tracks.