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Heavy Rainfall Brings Mumbai To Standstill, Trains Delayed:- According to the Regional Meteorological Centre, heavy rainfall in Mumbai since Monday has choked parts of the city and over the next 24 hours more rainfall is expected.
Intermittent rain with heavy to very heavy rain fall in parts of the city and “extremely heavy” rainfall at “one or two places in the city and suburbs has been predicted” by the Regional Meteorological Centre, Mumbai, on Tuesday.
According to a leading news channel, three teams of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), stationed in Mumbai, have been put on alert and two additional teams have been moved from Pune to Mumbai.
Mumbai’s Hindmata area has also reported severe water logging on Tuesday. A heavy tide of 3.32 meters height is also expected to occur on Tuesday at 4.35 pm. Due to the intermittent rainfall, the train services have also been affected.
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In a tragic incident, the Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto Express derailed in Maharashtra's Asangaon, near Mumbai. As per the railway authorities the train derailment occurred due to a major landslide.
The local trains in Mumbai have been delayed due to the train derailment and also the heavy rainfall. According to reports, the trains at central railway mainline are plying with a delay of 30 minutes. The Harbor line services are delayed by 15 minutes and trains are plying with a delay of 10 minutes on Western Railway.
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