Mumbai rains: Suburban Harbour Line services restored day after incessant downpour in city that paralysed road and rail traffic

  • Train services were severely hit after the city was partially crippled due to incessant rains in the city and suburbs

  • Local train towards Andheri left Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus at 5.22 am

  • Train services resumed on Kurla to Kalyan route and Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) to Goregaon route

Mumbai: The suburban harbour line services have been restored in Mumbai on Thursday morning, informed Central Railway.

Train services were severely hit after the city was partially crippled due to incessant rains in the city and suburbs.

 Mumbai rains: Suburban Harbour Line services restored day after incessant downpour in city that paralysed road and rail traffic

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"Local train towards Andheri left Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) at 5.22 am and local train towards Panvel left CSMT at 6 am," read a press release by Public Relations Department, Central Railway, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Mumbai.

Train services resumed on Kurla to Kalyan route and Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) to Goregaon route after rains relented late on Wednesday evening.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rains in several parts of the city and suburbs in the next 48 hours.

The financial capital is most likely to receive incessant rains and showers with the possibility of extremely heavy falls at isolated places in city and suburbs for the next 48 hours, the IMD release read.

The weather forecasting agency has predicted that the maximum and minimum temperature is most likely to remain around 25 degrees Celcius and 23 degrees Celcius, respectively.

Relentless rains in several parts across Maharashtra has resulted in massive water logging and flood-like situation in some regions.

Updated Date: Sep 05, 2019 08:15:45 IST