Pre-monsoon showers lash parts of Mumbai; train and flight services disrupted

04 June 2018, 11:41 PM
Pre-monsoon showers lash parts of Mumbai (Photo Source: PTI)
Pre-monsoon showers lash parts of Mumbai (Photo Source: PTI)

Several parts of Mumbai on Monday received rains accompanied by heavy winds and lightning, leading to water logging at some places.

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s Disaster Control Room, in a statement, said that maximum rainfall of 46 mm was recorded in Andheri area followed by Dahisar (43mm), Dharavi (39 mm), Wadala (35mm) and Byculla (33mm).

It added that 39 cases of tree falling were also reported and traffic snarls were observed in Dharavi and Dadar TT circle.

A Disaster Control Room official said that there was no report of any untoward incident due to the rains.

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Trains on Western and Central Railways were running late by 15-25 minutes. Flight operations were affected at the Mumbai Airport and 18 flights of various airlines were diverted, an airport spokesperson said.

The spokesperson added that flight operations were delayed on an average by 45 minutes.

First Published: Monday, June 04, 2018 11:29 PM
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