Heavy rain hits parts of Mumbai, transport services remain unchanged


Parts of Mumbai experienced heavy rain on Saturday morning, but the city’s public transport services remained unchanged and no major congestion was reported, city officials said.

The city and its eastern and western suburbs received heavy downpours between 7 a.m. and 8 a.m. But the precipitation stopped after that in most of these places. A municipal official said that during the hour, Dadar fire station and Ravali camp recorded rainfall of 28mm, F-North ward office 21mm, F-South office 18mm , Wadala 17mm and Britannia Fire Station at Reay Road recorded 12mm rainfall.

In the eastern suburbs, offices in M-East and L-East wards recorded 17mm and 12mm respectively, while SWM workshop recorded 20mm, Cooper Hospital and H-East ward 18mm , Andheri Fire Station 17mm and Versova Pumping Station recorded 14mm of rainfall, he said. ”No major bottlenecks were reported in the city or suburbs. Normally operating commuter rail services and Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) bus services have also not been diverted,’ the official said.

The city of Mumbai, its eastern suburbs and its western suburbs recorded rainfall of 27.45mm, 5.24mm and 9.38mm, respectively, in the past 24 hours ending at 8.30am on Saturday, officials said. municipal. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted partly cloudy skies in the morning and light to moderate rainfall in the city and its suburbs in the evening.

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