Mumbai: Train and flight services are affected in Mumbai on Thursday after heavy rainfall hit India’s largest city. The rainfall delayed various trains and a Jet Airways flight from London has been rerouted to Ahmedabad. Read Out Trending News of 7 June 2018 In Just One Click
Low areas including Dadar, Cuff Parade, Parel, Bandra, Andheri, Borivali witnessed flood situation on Thursday. Disaster management officials have cautioned about very intense rainfall over the next 24 hours. Various trains were being forced to halt as power supply was not there. On Mumbra Thane line, trains were running behind schedule by 15-20 minutes. As per Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, several preventive actions had been taken and the holidays of senior officials involving deputy municipal commissioners and assistant commissioners have been call off.
According to Meterological Department, "In the next 48-72 hours monsoon is expected to reach Mumbai. Heavy rain warning is in place for June 8, 9 10.” Srinagar: Former BSF officer, four others sent to prison for 10 years in sex scandal
The rain is likely to hit Gujarat, West Bengal, southern Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Odisha in the coming days. Prior, Mumbai witnessed nastiest rainfall in year 2005.
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