Mumbai, July 18: Mumbai crawls on Tuesday as well as heavy rainfall continues to disrupt normal life and transport services, including local trains. While local train services on Harbour and Western lines are running on time, trains on Central line are running 15-20 minutes behind the schedule. Authorities fear continuous rainfall may cause waterlogging at some station, disrupting local train services. Mumbai will continue to witness heavy downpour in next 48 hours, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD). We will be updating live on Mumbai rain and status of local trains and traffic across the city.
Torrential rain since past 30 hours has disrupted normal life in Mumbai. Heavy rainfall has caused water-logging at several places resulting traffic problems in many parts of the city. Traffic snarls at Linking Road in Bandra, SV Road, VM Road, Kurla, Matunga due to waterlogging. On the Western Express Highway, slow moving traffic was reported between Borivli and Andheri. Heavy rains in Mumbai led to the cancellation and delay of several local trains on Monday.
According to the IMD, Mumbai will witness heavy to very heavy rainfall in the next 48 hours. Between 8.30am and 8.30pm on Monday, the city recorded 126.6mm rain in just 12 hours. The rain also helped bring down temperatures, which fell 2 degrees Celsius below normal. Mumbaikars took to Twitter to update about the traffic movement and local trains for their fellow Mumbaikars. Social media is flooded with images of traffic jam and waterlogging. Stay connected with us to get latest updates on Mumbai rains, local train services and other news from the financial capital of the country.