Heavy rains lash Mumbai as Monsoon arrives in Maharashtra; suburban trains running late

Published: 09th June 2018 06:31 PM  |   Last Updated: 09th June 2018 06:44 PM  

Mumbai received heavy rainfall today following the onset of the southwest monsoon, leading to a slight delay in the running of suburban trains. (Photo | PTI)
The Indian Meteorological Department today declared the onset of the monsoon over Mumbai, the adjoining Thane-Konkan areas, Ahmednagar, Parbhani and other parts of Maharashtra. (Photo | PTI)
'Heavy to very heavy rainfall was recorded in the suburbs till 8.30 am today,' IMD Deputy Director K S Hosalikar said. (Photo | PTI)
Rain train
Meanwhile, trains on the suburban section of the Central Railway (CR) were running late by 10-12 minutes due to the showers, an official said, adding that there were no cancellations. (Photo | PTI)
''Conditions are favorable for further advance of Southwest Monsoon into some more parts of Central Arabian Sea, Maharashtra (including Mumbai), Chhattisgarh and Odisha and remaining parts of Coastal Andhra Pradesh during next 24 hours', the Ministry of Earth Sciences had said in a release. (Photo | PTI)
Sea condition will be rough to very rough over east central Arabian Sea off Konkan and Goa coasts as well as over west central and adjoining southwest Arabian Sea off Somalia coast during 8th to 12th June. (Photo | AFP)
'There was a case of wall debris falling on tracks this morning on Down slow line. The debris were removed immediately and for some time, trains on Down slow line were diverted to the fast line,' Sunil Udasi, Chief PRO of CR, said. (Photo | PTI)
There is nothing to panic about and commuters are advised not to fall prey to rumours, Udasi added. (Photo | AFP)
Fishermen are advised not to venture into north Bay of Bengal during June 9-10,'' the Earth Science Ministry said. (Photo | PTI)
Indian municipal authority workers stand near an open manhole on a flooded street during heavy rain showers in Mumbai. (Photo | AFP)
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