Intermittent showers continue to lash city
Intermittent showers continue to lash the financial capital since Thursday night with the suburbs registering a higher rainfall.Updated: Jun 06, 2008 12:48 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.