Local Trains suspended after heavy rain logs railway tracks: Maharashtra

  • | Wednesday | 9th June, 2021

A high tide of over four metres is expected around noon in the Arabian Sea, the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said today. 

The Early Monsoon in Maharashtra has suspended the local train service in Mumbai. There has been waterlogging on the railway tracks. 

According to authorities, train services between Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) and Kurla railway stations on the central line have been suspended due to waterlogging on railway tracks between Sion and Kurla stations. The local train services between CSMT and Vashi on the harbour line are also suspended since 10.20 am due to water-logging near Chunabhatti railway station.

Mumbai has been receiving rainfall since Tuesday night and the India Meteorological Department (IMD) recorded at 50.4 mm rainfall in Santacruz and 65.4 mm in Colaba in the last 24 hours. "Monsoon has arrived in Mumbai today, normal arrival date is June 10 every year so it has arrived prior to the average arrival date," said Dr Jayanta Sarkar, Deputy Director General (DDG), IMD Mumbai.

Earlier on Monday, IMD warned of heavy rains during four days from June 9 to 12 in all districts in the Konkan, including the Mumbai metropolitan areas.


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