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Mumbai Rain: Mumbai schools, colleges shut as more rain predicted

Mumbai rain
Mumbai rain

Students are not put at danger due to flooding created by continuous rainfall over the last few days the schools and colleges in the city will remain closed on Monday, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Sunday stated.

The people not to visit near the beaches or seafront for the next two days due to high tides, strong waves, besides prediction of heavy rains the BMC Disaster Control had arisen warnings.

Mumbai treated with 100 mm rain while the suburbs Thane and Navi Mumbai received rainfall of over 250 mm, as per India Meteorological Department Deputy Director KS Hosalikar, in the last 24 hours,

The IMD has forecast intermittent rain with heavy to very heavy showers in the city and suburbs and extremely heavy rainfall at isolated places for the next 24 hours.

At least four persons died in rain-related incidents in Mumbai, Pune and Palghar districts, while a man is missing after he fell into a swollen nullah in Dharavi in central Mumbai in the afternoon.

The day of wet spell witnessed at least two rescue operations by the Indian Air Force (IAF) with Mi 17 choppers in the state.

The Central Railways on Sunday said six trains had been canceled, six diverted and one short terminated due to heavy rainfall and waterlogging in Mumbai.

The CR canceled 18 trains, sidetracked three services and short-terminated seven long-distance trains at several points because of boulders falling on railway tracks, Trains, were held at Igatpuri since 4 a.m. like the Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto Express,

Hundreds more were jammed in incoming trains that have been stopped at various locations en route. While thousands of outstation passengers were stranded at different stations in Mumbai, Thane and Palghar as the train services were disrupted,

Waterlogging has been recorded in various regions of Nala Sopara, Vasai, Virar, Vikramgad (Palghar district), Mira Road, Bhayander, Thane City, Bhiwandi, Kalyan, Titwala, Ulhasnagar (Thane), Roha, Pali, Mangaon, Karjat, Pen, Panvel (Raigad), and Mandangad, Chiplun, and Dapoli (Ratnagiri) for the second consecutive day.

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