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Mumbai Rain highlights: More rains forecast in city tomorrow

Rains continue to lash Mumbai and its adjourning areas. Here are the highlights:

By HT Correspondents | Jul 10, 2018 00:08 IST
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Heavy rains lashed Mumbai and neighbouring areas on Monday causing waterlogging and traffic jams at several places.

Many trains were stopped and several were running late as rain waters inundated the tracks. Vehicular traffic on the roads was also redirected as many roads were closed due to flooding.

An IMD forecast said there will be continuous rain in Mumbai and suburbs for rest of Monday and Tuesday.

Highlights:

5 PM IST

Western line train services running normally

Western Railway suburban services are running normal with minor delay due to low visibility in some areas. There is no water logging or disruption in the section.

4:25 PM IST

Low visibility at airport, but no warning for flights yet: Official

Visibility at Mumbai airport was “not very good” but flights were operating according to schedule, a MeT official said, adding no warning has been issued for the aviation sector so far.

4:15 PM IST

Mumbai University to reschedule exams

The Mumbai University said examinations will be rescheduled for students who could not appear for it today.

3:58 PM IST

Central Railway cancels, reschedules long-distances trains

22106 Pune-Mumbai Indrayani Express scheduled for 6.35pm on 9.7.2018 and 22105 Mumbai-Pune Indrayani Express scheduled for 5.40 am on 10.7.2018 have been cancelled due to heavy rains.

12141 LTT-Patliputra Express scheduled for 11.35pm on 9.7.2018 has been rescheduled for 1am on 10.7.2018 (delayed by 1 hour 25 minutes).

11093 CSMT-Varanasi Mahanagari Express scheduled for 12:10am on 10.7.2018 is rescheduled for 4am on 10.7.2018 (delayed by 3 hours 50 minutes).

15066 Panvel-Goprakhpur Express scheduled for 5.50pm on 9.7.2018 rescheduled for 9pm on 9.7.2018 (delayed by 3 hrs 10 minutes).

3:45 PM IST

BEST bus services restored in Lower Parel, Kurla

BEST bus services have been restored on NM Joshi Marg between Gawade chowk, Lower Parel station via Senapati Bapat Marg. Bus services on Bale Bazar, Kale Road in Kurla West via Sakinaka LBS road have also resumed.

3:30 PM IST

South Mumbai and suburbs record ‘heavy’ rain

South Mumbai recorded 78.6 mm rain and suburbs recorded 68.1 mm between 8.30 am and 2.30 pm on Monday, categorised as ‘heavy’ rain.

2:50 PM IST

Local train services running on all lines with up to 30 minutes delay

Local train services running with delays. Trans-harbour line services on CR’s Thane-Vashi section are running about 5-10 minutes late while the Western railway services are about 20-30 minutes late due to flooding in the tracks at Nallasopara .

2:25 PM IST

Train service hit near Dadar station due to technical glitch in CR

Central Railway’s train service badly hit due to technical snag near Dadar station. Kalyan-bound slow train stranded on tracks.

2:10 PM IST

Mumbai Disaster Management Unit tweets about bus diversions

1:55 PM IST

Watch video: Precautionary holiday declared for schools, colleges in Mumbai

1:45 PM IST

Waterlogging at Andheri subway

Waterlogging at Andheri subway (Satyabrata Tripathy /HT Photo )

1 PM IST

Rain water enters Mitaghar village in Vasai

Mitaghar village in Vasai cut off after rain water enters . Disaster Management team in rubber boats are reaching the village with food packets, water.

Members of thr DMU (Disaster Management Unit) Palghar in rubber boats on way to Mitaghar village in Vasai . (Disaster Management Unit,Palghar)

12:50 PM IST

Dahanu receives highest rainfall in the country in last 24 hours

Dahanu in Palghar recorded 354 mm rain (extremely heavy rainfall between 8.30 am Sunday and 8.30 am Monday - the highest rainfall recorded in the country in the last 24 hours, according to IMD.

12:45 PM IST

AC local service to resume from 2:55 pm

Western Railways announced to resume air conditioned local service from 2.55pm

12:40 PM IST

Western Railways resume Churchgate-bound fast local services

As flood level reduced to 130mm at Nallasopara, WR has resumed Chuchgate-bound fast local services from there with restricted speed.

11:49 AM IST

South Mumbai receives 51.4 mm rain in 3 hours

South Mumbai recorded 51.4mm rain between 8.30 am and 11.30 am and suburbs 39.6 mm.

11:41 AM IST

Holiday declared for schools, colleges in Mumbai Metropolitan Region

11:37 AM IST

Graph of location wise rainfall diversion

11:33 AM IST

Traffic jam on Ghodbunder Road

11:08 AM IST

Kalyan-bound local trains running again

Kalyan-bound local trains are running again after it was halted as part of a wall collapsed at Sandhurst Road station.

11:00 AM IST

CCTV footage emerges of woman on bike crushed under bus

A 40-year-old pillion rider was crushed to death by a speeding private bus after she fell off a two-wheeler that hit a pothole during heavy rains in Kalyan of Maharashtra’s Thane district on Saturday.

10:53 AM IST

Western Railway suspends AC train services

Western Railway suspended AC train services from 9 am onwards.

However, express and locals from Palghar, Dahanu were moving slowly towards Mumbai.

10:49 AM IST

Wall collapses on railway line at Sandhurst Road

A wall collapsed on railway line at Sandhurst Road on Central Railway. Dadar-bound slow local trains stopped.

10:35 AM IST

Waterlogging at Hindmata area

Water level reaches six inches at Hindmata. Five dewatering pumps are in operation at Hindmata catchment. BMC has opened 4 manholes.

10:28 AM IST

Train services slow between Kalwa and Mumbra stations

Slow train services between Kalwa and Mumbra stations on Central Railway came to halt due to water logging on tracks.

10:14 AM IST

Operations at Juhu aerodrome suspended till 3 pm

Due to bad weather, operations of private, chartered aircraft and choppers at Juhu aerodrome have been suspended till 3pm.

10:04 AM IST

Trains stopped at Nallasopara station, local services delayed by 15-20 mins

Railway says up to 180mm water in tracks at Nallasopara.

10:00 AM IST

Rains to continue throughout the day: IMD

Continuous rain with heavy to very rain at a few places and extremely heavy rain at one or two places in Mumbai and suburbs for rest of Monday and Tuesday.

9:58 AM IST

Waterlogging at several places in Mumbai

Waterlogging at Andheri subway, Hindamata, Mulund station, King Circle (Gandhi market), Sion, Lokmanya Tilak Terminus and Matunga.

9:48 AM IST

Several roads closed, traffic diverted

Due to flooding at Kings circle Gandhi market, north bound road from Maheshwari Udyan to Sion hospital has been closed.

The traffic has been diverted through Bhaudaji Road and Southbound through the flyover.

Andheri Subway has also been closed due to water logging.

The traffic has been diverted through Bhaudaji Road and Southbound through the flyover. Andheri Subway has also been closed due to water logging. The traffic has been diverted through SV road.

9:44 AM IST

No fast trains from Virar towards Churchgate

Fast trains from Virar to Churchgate were not operating.

9:41 AM IST

12 trains stopped at Virar station and beyond

9:30 AM IST

Colaba gets 170.6 mm rain in 24 hours

According to IMD, Colaba received 170.6 mm rainfall in 24 hours between 8.30 am Sunday and 8.30 am Monday, its highest 24-hour rainfall for this season. Santa Cruz received 122.0 mm of rainfall.

9:10 AM IST

Heavy traffic jam at Kharghar

Heavy traffic near Kopra Bridge in Kharghar. People stuck in jam for more than 20 minutes.

9:08 AM IST

Several trains halted due to waterlogging

Several trains have been halted due to waterlogging on tracks between Virar and Nallasopara.

Vaitarna station - Rajdhani Express

Saphala- Bikaner Ranakpur Express

Kelva Road : Dahanu -Churchgate local

Palghar station : Panvel DMU

Boisar : Surat Mumbai Flying Ranee

Vangaon : Dahanu- Borivali local

8:55 AM IST

Travel only if necessary, says traffic police; vehicular movement affected

Traffic police advises Mumbaikars to venture on the roads only if necessary.

Traffic was building on the Western Express way, SV Road and Link Road. Traffic at Dadar, Matunga and Sion was also moving at a slow pace due to waterlogging in Hindmata at Dadar and Gandhi Market area in Kings Circle.

8:48 AM IST

Waterlogging outside Dombivli station

There was waterlogging outside Dombivli railway station.

8:29 AM IST

Waterlogging at Nallasopara station

Tracks submerged underwater.

HT Photo/Mahesh Patil

8:20 AM IST

Central Railways trains running late

Central Railways trains are running late by 15-20 minutes.

8:12 AM IST

Western Railway train services running normal

Trains are running at restricted speed at Nallasopara due to water on tracks causing some delay.

8:08 AM IST

Heavy rains in Thane

Thane received 141.99 mm of rainfall in 24 hours, 25.66 mm in the last one hour. There was waterlogging at several places including Panchpakhadi and Vandana bus stop.

43-year-old old Chandrakant Janu Gurav died after falling in a well near Wanicha Pada in Thane’s Yeoor Hill area on Sunday evening.