Mumbai rains: Local train services plying on all routes, few late say Railway officials

The heavy downpour has also affected the suburban railways with many trains running late.

AgenciesUpdated: Wednesday, July 13, 2022, 11:54 AM IST
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Mumbai: Local train services plying on all routes, few late say Railway officials (Representative Image) | (ANI Photo)

Incessant showers lashed Mumbai and its suburbs on Wednesday, July 13 morning, leading to flooding in many low-lying areas and traffic snarls on roads, officials said.

The heavy downpour has also affected the suburban railways with many trains running late, reports state.

However, officials of the Central Railway announced on Twitter that the trains are running on all corridors and that a few are running late. Media reports suggest that the trains on Harbour line is running slowly as well.

The Western Railway said in its recent update that local trains are plying according to the schedule.

A report in the local channel said that water has accumulated at Thane railway station.

As per the India Meteorological Department (IMD), 20 locations in Mumbai received nearly 40 mm showers in six hours till 9.30 am on Wednesday.

The MeT department has predicted a wet spell for the state capital on Wednesday and Thursday.

The cumulative rainfall in Mumbai has already surpassed its average precipitation in the present monsoon season, as per the IMD data.

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