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Heavy rain lashes Mumbai and suburbs

Heavy rain accompanied by gusty wind lashes Mumbai and its suburbs in the early hours on Tuesday.

india Updated: Jul 03, 2007 18:30 IST

Heavy rains accompanied by gusty winds lashed this city and its suburbs in the early hours on Tuesday while intermittent rainfall continued in surrounding areas.

Road, air and rail services were largely unaffected as there were only a few incidents of water-logging, authorities said.

However, several trees were uprooted by the strong winds, affecting vehicular traffic for a while.

The spokesperson for Chatrapati Shivaji International Airport said there was no water-logging at the airport and everything was functioning normally.

There are no delays or disruptions due to the weather, he said.

Fast trains were operating with a delay of 15 minutes on the Central lines and trains on the Harbour and Western lines were running on schedule, railway officials said.

The weather bureau recorded 95 mm of rainfall at Colaba observatory in south Mumbai in the 24 hours till 8.30 am while Santa Cruz recorded 30.3 mm of rains.

There will be thundershowers and occasional heavy rainfall accompanied by strong winds till tomorrow morning, the met office said.

First Published: Jul 03, 2007 18:26 IST