By hindustantimes.com | Updated: Sep 24, 2020 05:28 IST
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Mumbai is experiencing heavy rainfall since Tuesday evening. The city received 273.6mm rainfall, categorised as extreme rainfall, which led to waterlogging in areas like Goregaon and inundated railway tracks leading to disruption in normal train services.
Services between Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus(CSMT) and Thane railway station are currently suspended due to the heavy rains. Passengers at Sion, Kurla and Chuna Bhatti railway stations faced difficulties in commuting due to waterlogged railway tracks.
India Meteorological Department has predicted that Mumbai will continue to receive heavy rainfall on Wednesday.
Severe waterlogging in Mumbai’s Sion
Severe waterlogging in Mumbai’s Sion area reported due to heavy rainfall.
India Meteorological Department has predicted heavy rainfall at isolated places over Mumbai during the next 24 hours
High tide of 3.65 meters expected in Mumbai
High tide of 3.65 meters expected in Mumbai at 3.50 pm today: India Meteorological Department
Matunga faces waterlogging as rainfall continues
Heavy rainfall in Mumbai has also been the cause of distress for residents of Matunga.
Sewri faces waterlogging due to heavy rains
As heavy rains batter Mumbai waterlogging continues to affect locals. Sewri in Mumbai remains waterlogged due to the rains.
Railway tracks remain inundated due to heavy rains
Railway tracks between Kurla and Sion remain waterlogged due to heavy rain.
Covid-19 hospital heavily flooded due to heavy rains
Mumbai’s Nair Hospital which is a dedicated Covid-19 hospital remains heavily flooded due to the heavy downpour. The video shared by news agency ANI shows hospital beds, buckets and medical equipment afloat due to flooding inside the hospital putting lives of patients, doctors and hospital staff at risk.
Mumbai rainfall brings Juhu airport to standstill
Waterlogging at the Juhu airport has brought it to a standstill. There have been no operations since today morning. The airport handles 40 operations currently. Pre-Covid-19 it used to handle 100 operations.
Mumbai Municipal commissioner Iqbal S Chahal has asked people to remain indoors
Iqbal S Chahal will take a tour of various parts of Mumbai on Wednesday. To take stock of the situation at Worli Sea Face, Hindamata and Gandhi Market, Kala Nagar Junction at Bandra, and Mithi River. Several areas face waterlogging as residents in King’s Circle were seen stuck with their vehicles on inundated roads.
Railway services cancelled across several stations
Suburban railway services have been cancelled as several railway tracks across stations were inundated. Passengers at Sion railway station faced trouble as railway tracks were inundated.
First published: Sep 23, 2020 08:23 IST