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Heavy rains lash Mumbai

Heavy rains accompanied by strong gusty winds lashed the city and suburbs early today inundating low lying areas and partially disrupting rail and road transport services, police said.

india Updated: Jun 28, 2003 14:15 IST

Heavy rains accompanied by strong gusty winds lashed the city and suburbs early today inundating low lying areas and partially disrupting rail and road transport services, police said.

Suburban trains on Central, Western and Harbour route were running 15 minutes behind schedule due to water logging on the tracks.

Traffic on roads were moving at snail's pace because of flooding of low lying areas at Mohammed Ali road, C P Tank, Dadar-TT, Grant Road, Kurla and Andheri.

Colaba recorded 131.2 mm rainfall in last 24 hours ending 08.30 am while Santa Cruz registered 135.3 mm rainfall, the weather bureau told PTI.

The forecast for the next 24 hours is moderate showers to at times heavy.

First Published: Jun 28, 2003 14:15 IST