As heavy rains lashed Mumbai and different components of Maharashtra on Wednesday (June 9), a number of low-lying areas of Mumbai have been flooded and it affected the motion of native trains. The flooded roads additionally disrupted highway site visitors. The providers of Mumbai native trains have been suspended on a number of routes and plenty of trains have been delayed because of heavy rains and flooded.
The Central Railway, nonetheless, later took to Twitter to replace passengers that Mumbai native trains can be working on all routes on Thursday (June 10). The Central Railway CPRO stated Railways have stored all equipment on alert mode and is protecting a detailed eye on the state of affairs.
“Trains are working on all corridors. There is a excessive tide of 4.26 meters at 12.17 pm and a forecast of heavy rainfall. Railways have stored all equipment on alert mode and monitoring the state of affairs carefully: Central Railway CPRO,” the tweet stated.
It is to be famous that the IMD has forecast heavy to very heavy rain accompanied by thunderstorms until June 13 in Mumbai, Thane, Palghar and Raigad.
Fifteen groups of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) have been positioned in varied components of Maharashtra protecting in thoughts the heavy rains.
Four groups have been based mostly in Ratnagiri, two every in Mumbai, Sindhudurg, Palghar, Raigad, Thane and one in Kurla (east Mumbai suburb), NDRF Director General S N Pradhan stated in a tweet.