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India Rain Hits Mumbai Flights; Navy Men In Parts Of City To Help, If Needed

14:00  07 june  2018
14:00  07 june  2018 Source:   ndtv.com

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Flight operations were hit and local trains disrupted. Waterlogging was reported in some parts of the city . Water-logging on the streets of Mumbai 's Hindmata area after heavy rains lashes parts of Maharashtra.

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Heavy rain in Mumbai has delayed several trains and a Jet Airways flight from London has been diverted to Ahmedabad, reports said on Thursday. 

Flooded roads have been reported from Dadar, Parel, Cuff Parade, Bandra, Borivali and Andheri. Disaster management authorities have warned about very heavy rainfall over the next 24 hours.

  Rain Hits Mumbai Flights; Navy Men In Parts Of City To Help, If Needed

Several trains were reportedly forced to wait as power supply was disrupted. Trains were running late by 15-20 minutes on the Mumbra Thane line.

The BMC or the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation said in a statement that a number of precautionary measures had been taken and the leaves of senior officials, including deputy municipal commissioners and assistant commissioners, have been cancelled. 

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The Indian Navy on Friday said it is prepared for any assistance as heavy rain gripped Mumbai . "The Indian Navy is fully geared up to provide any assistance to the city of Mumbai ," a Navy official said. Indian Navy lends helping hand to Mumbaikars, provides lunch at CST station.

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Live Weather Update: Mumbai

These are pre-monsoon showers. "In the next 48-72 hours monsoon is expected to reach Mumbai. Heavy rain warning is in place for June 8, 9 10," said the met department. 

Live Weather Update

The monsoon reached the Goa and Konkan coast today. On the weekend, rain is expected in Gujarat, southern Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal, Chhattisgarh and Odisha.

Officials equipped with walkie-talkies and flood rescue supplies have spread out across Mumbai, which suffers the most during the monsoon.

  Rain Hits Mumbai Flights; Navy Men In Parts Of City To Help, If Needed

Navy personnel are being posted at areas like Colaba, Worli, Ghatkopar, Trombay, Malad for flood rescue, according to news agency PTI.

Officers have been asked to keep schools open at all times for shelter during possible flooding.

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Mumbai , June 4 : For the second time in two days, heavy pre-monsoon rains , accompanied by thunder and lightning, lashed Mumbai on Monday night, hitting flight operations and disrupting local trains, officials said. Waterlogging was reported in some parts of the city and suburbs, leading to huge

Residents came out in full strength to help fellow Mumbaikars after rain paralysed Mumbai . 5. Thousands of residents opened their homes to strangers who were stuck in the rain - hit city . 6. Indian Navy set up community kitchens across the city for commuters.

Mumbai faced its worst civic nightmare when in 2005, a single day of rain left thousands dead in Maharashtra.

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