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Intermittent showers continue to lash city

Intermittent showers continue to lash the financial capital since Thursday night with the suburbs registering a higher rainfall.
PTI | By HT Correspondent, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2008 12:48 PM IST

Intermittent showers continued to lash the financial capital since Thursday night with the suburbs registering a higher rainfall.

South Mumbai's Colaba has recorded a rainfall of a little over 10 mm in the last 24 hours while 40.9 mm of rain was received in the north west suburb of Santacruz, the Regional Meteorological Office said.

A met department official said the showers are "pre-monsoon" rains and a detailed forecast will be available by afternoon.
However, suburban rail traffic was unaffected by the rains while a traffic department official said that vehicle movement continues to be normal.

Services on the Central Railway's main line were running late due to a 'rail roko' at Mulund and a technical fault in a train at Nahur during the peak hours this morning inconveniencing officegoers, Government Railway Police said.

Mumbaikars got a respite from the summer in the form of pre-monsoon showers yesterday with rainfall being reported from various pockets of the city.

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