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Hundreds stranded at railway station after heavy rains in Mumbai

Traffic movement at waterlogged Kurla Road after heavy monsoon rain in Mumbai, Photograph:( ANI )

WION Web Team New Delhi, India Aug 05, 2019, 07.19 AM (IST) Edited By: Riya Gupta

Hundreds of passengers were left stranded at the Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (LTT) railway station on Sunday after the Central railway made an announcement of trains cancelled and diverted due to heavy rainfall and waterlogging in Mumbai.

Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Ward officer from L Ward distributed food packages and tea to the stranded passengers at the railway station.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that the rainfall intensity in Mumbai is very likely to continue for the next 24 hours.

All schools and colleges will be closed in Mumbai on Monday.

''Due to the IMD warning for tomorrow, holiday declared for schools & colleges in Mumbai & MMR, Palghar, Thane, Raigad districts,'' CMO Maharashtra tweeted.

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IMD has issued 'red alert' for Palghar, Thane, Raigad, Nasik, Pune, Satara and Kolhapur districts for August 4.

Watch: NDRF deployed in Mumbai as heavy downpour inundates low-lying areas

Heavy rainfall has caused water logging in several areas of Mumbai, including Sion, Nagpada, Nala Sopara, Santa Cruz, Andheri, and Chembur.

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Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Ward officer from L Ward distributed food packages and tea to the stranded passengers at the railway station.