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Mumbai rains updates: Downpour to continue; flights, trains, road traffic hit

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Mumbai, July 01: Monsoon may have had a delayed start in Mumbai but in the two days that it poured in the city, Mumbai residents are having a tough time battling discomfort caused by the continuous rainfall. Heavy to very heavy showers have been lashing the city throughout the night.

The heavy downpour have resulted in water logging on the streets and also on the railway tracks.

Mumbai rains updates: Intense spells of rainfall likely for the next next two hours

At 11.11 am today, high tides are expected and if heavy rains keep lashing the parts of Mumbai, normal life could be disrupted due to waterlogging.

Weather today: Dust storm, rain likely in Delhi-NCR

Over twenty-two people were killed and seven were injured in Maharashtra in rain-related incidents, even as the dry spell continued in most parts of north India which was reeling under sweltering heat. In Maharashtra's Thane district, two people died of electrocution in separate incidents caused by incessant rains on late Friday night.

Mumbai rains Highlights:

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4:49 PM, 1 Jul
Western Railway said,''To facilitate passengers of 12921 Flying Rani and 59023 Mumbai Central-Valsad Fast Passenger which are cancelled, additional stoppages have been provided to 22955 Kutch Express which will stop at all halts where 59023 halts upto Valsad and at all halts of 12921 bet Valsad and Surat.''
4:48 PM, 1 Jul
Trains from Byculla to CSMT are running at a very slow speed.
4:47 PM, 1 Jul
A person was electrocuted as rain pounded Mumbai and its surroundings for the fourth consecutive day, disrupting normal life and hitting air, road and rail traffic.
1:19 PM, 1 Jul
Western Railways tweeted a list of trains rescheduled and changed for departure from originating stations due to heavy water logging on tracks at Palghar on Monday morning
1:14 PM, 1 Jul
Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) has received 112 mm rainfall in 4 hours between 8 am and 11 am today even as intermittent rainfall continues, says IMD.
1:06 PM, 1 Jul
Borivali-Mira Road-Virar section being closely monitored by senior railway officials in the wake of heavy rains and high tide
1:04 PM, 1 Jul
Mumbai Airport has said that some flights are running late by 25-30 minutes. But there have been no cancellations or diversions due to the rain: Reports
1:04 PM, 1 Jul
According to Skymet Weather, Santa Cruz recorded 12 mm of rainfall between 8.30 am and 11.30 am.
1:04 PM, 1 Jul
Railway Minster Piyush Goyal is keeping a close watch, especially on services and arrangements “for safety of commuters”. “He is in constant touch with the senior railway officials,” Western Railway has said in a tweet.
1:03 PM, 1 Jul
Kalyan station crowded as several trains cancelled and delayed
12:39 PM, 1 Jul
High tides are being witnessed at the Marine Drive in Mumbai amid heavy rainfall.
12:39 PM, 1 Jul
According to Skymet, Mumbaikars should be prepared for intermittent rains till 5 July. According to the private weather forecaster, "on and off rains" will continue and rains are expected to get intense starting night of 3 July wherein hefty showers will be seen as the weather system which formed in the Bay will move towards the West coast giving heavy showers.
12:39 PM, 1 Jul
Meanwhile, a 30-year-old man was electrocuted to death at his residence in Shivaji Nagar area, last night.
12:39 PM, 1 Jul
Waterlogged streets in King Circle area
11:53 AM, 1 Jul
On Twitter user shared visuals from Sion Railway Station
11:47 AM, 1 Jul
Videos are being shared on the social media of fish seen in waterlogging on the Juhu airport runway:
11:43 AM, 1 Jul
Water logging at Sion Railway Station after rainfall in the region
11:36 AM, 1 Jul
Commuters in the Central line have been affected due to delayed trains in Sion, Kurla and Kalyan
11:10 AM, 1 Jul
Mumbai Suburban recorded rainfall of nearly 93 mm in a single day and a cumulative rain of 515 mm.
11:04 AM, 1 Jul
While traffic, both road and railway, starts picking up, Twitter users have been constantly sharing videos and images of stalled traffic, submerged railway tracks.
10:29 AM, 1 Jul
All lines on Central Railways main line are operational now. However, due to bunching of trains, the standstill locals have started operating. "Please don't panic. Inconvenience is deeply regretted," Central Railway PRO tweeted.
10:28 AM, 1 Jul
Streets outside Matunga Police Station water-logged, following heavy rainfall.
10:05 AM, 1 Jul
India Meteorological Department, Mumbai said,''Intense spells of rainfall likely to continue in Mumbai, Thane, Raigad and Palghar during the next two hours.''
10:04 AM, 1 Jul
Western Railway tweeted,''Construction material has been cleared from OHE at Marine Lines but whole construction site is being examined for further precautions. Trains are running on fast lines only between Churchgate & Mumbai Central. Some Slow trains are being reversed from Mumbai Central.''
10:03 AM, 1 Jul
Western Railway releases help desk numbers for passenger inquiry, in the light of water-logging at Palghar railway station.
10:03 AM, 1 Jul
Central Railway CPRO said,''Due to heavy rains between Kurla and Sion, Up fast line services held up. Suburban services running cautiously on Down fast, Up & Down slow lines. On harbour line at Vadala Road trains running with slow speed.''
10:02 AM, 1 Jul
ANI reported that parts of Dadar East, Hindmata and Parel were flooded. Schoolchildren had to wade through knee-length water to travel.
10:00 AM, 1 Jul
Watch: Children wade through water to go to school as streets in Dadar East have been flooded due to heavy rainfall
9:59 AM, 1 Jul
Local trains in Mumbai are running late after waterlogging on railway tracks due to heavy overnight rain in the city. Several short and long-distance trains have also been delayed or cancelled.
9:59 AM, 1 Jul
Trains between Churchgate and Marine Lines have been stopped. Western Railways tweeted that due to heavy winds, material for ongoing construction work fell on overhead equipment (OHE) at Marine Lines due to which trains have been stopped between Churchgate and Marine Lines. Restoration work is in full swing and operations will resume in 30 minutes.
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