Mumbai rain: One dead due to heavy showers in city; mega-block on Central Railway suburban line from 11.10 am onwards
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Mumbai rain: One dead due to heavy showers in city; mega-block on Central Railway suburban line from 11.10 am onwards

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Heavy rain continued to lash Mumbai city on Sunday as the India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued warning for "heavy to extremely heavy rainfall" over the weekend.

The Met department has forecast intermittent rain with "heavy to very heavy falls" in few places in the city and the suburbs. Earlier it had warned of "heavy to very heavy" rain in Nagpur, Aurangabad, Nanded, Akola, Wardha, Chandrapur and the coastal Konkan.

The suburban rail services are running on all three lines currently, however, the Central Railway will operate a mega-block on the harbour and central lines between 11.10 am to 4.20 pm for carrying out maintenance work on Sunday. Here are the details of the same:

Maintenance work will be carried out on the 'slow' train route between Vidyavihar and Byculla from 11.20 am to 4.20 pm. Slow trains leaving Ghatkopar, towards Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) from 10.58 am to 4.24 pm will be diverted to the 'fast' line between Vidyavihar and Byculla stations halting at Kurla, Sion, Matunga, Dadar, Parel and further re-diverted to the 'slow' line at Byculla.

'Slow' train services from CSMT will not stop at Vidyavihar, Curry Road and Chinchpokli stations on Sunday from 11.20 am to 4.20 pm.

'Fast' and 'semi-fast' trains from CSMT between 10.16 am to 2.54 pm will halt at Ghatkopar, Vikhroli, Bhandup, Mulund, and Diva stations apart from the respective sche...

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