New Delhi, Jul 9: The road-over-bridge at Ghatkopar and a foot-over-bridge at Maland that pass over the railway lines have been added to the danger list in Mumbai. Now, the total number of bridges in the danger list has gone to six. In addition to this, the foot-over-bridge at Tilak Nagar on the harbour lines was dismantled within four hours to prevent any untoward incident. Also Read - Unlock 2: After Hotels, Maharashtra Govt Now Plans to Open Restaurants, Gymnasiums Soon
After a thorough inspection by the railway authorities, the Malad and Tilak Nagar bridges were declared unsafe and added in the danger list. Also Read - Good News For Mumbaikars! No Prescription Needed For COVID-19 Test | Know Details
Earlier, part of a foot-over-bridge had collapsed at Andheri station, leaving several injured and rains on the Western Line was severely affected. The train services on the line resumed after 24 hours of halt. Also Read - Maharashtra Coronavirus News: With Over 4000 Deaths And 85000 Cases, Now Mumbai Overtakes China
The heavy monsoon rains crippled Mumbai today with trains running late on all three lines-Central, Harbour and Western. Several mainline long-distance trains were also affected due to waterlogging on the tracks and road traffics were also diverted.
The weatherman man has predicted heavy rains in next 48 hours. The bridges on the danger list will be monitored and commuters have been advised against using it.