Heavy rains continue to lash Mumbai, rail services hit; Worli Sea Link, Sion Bridge not closed
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Heavy rains continue to lash Mumbai, rail services hit; Worli Sea Link, Sion Bridge not closed

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Heavy rains continued to lash Mumbai city and adjoining areas, affecting normal life and disrupting railway services on Tuesday.

Local train services on Western line are running late by 15 minutes, while services on Central line are delayed by 30 to 40 minutes.

Due to very high water levels on railway tracks at Nallasopara, traffic has been suspended between Bhayander-Virar due to which flong-distance trains have been cancelled/short terminated

Several areas of the city and its adjoining districts of Palghar and Thane also witnessed water-logging as the downpour flooded many roads and streets in low-lying areas.

There were reports of waterlogging form several areas, including Hindmata, Parel, King's Circle, Dharavi, Kurla, Sion, Bhandup, Vikhroli, Mulund, Dadar and Borivili. People at some places were seen wading through waist-deep water.

Western Railway said that keeping in view the safety of passengers, services on the fast track between Vasai and Virar in Palghar district and that of the air-conditioned local trains have been suspended till the water level on tracks recedes

"Services of AC local have been suspended today in view of very heavy rains & water logging at/around Nallasopara, till further information," the Western Railway (WR) said in a tweet.

"Water very high from rail level at Nallasopara following heavy water accumulation in adjoining areas of tracks. Rail t...

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