Mumbai rains: Three dead, five missing, train services suspended
Three days after a pedestrian bridge collapsed in Andheri, heavy rains lashed parts of Mumbai again on Saturday, and resulted in the city's train service getting held-up during the showers. Three people have died, and five are missing as of now. Meanwhile, parts of the city like South Mumbai, Thane, and suburban Kalyan are still receiving rain, prompting municipal authorities to take emergency measures.
The heavy rains have also disrupted traffic
40 people had to be rescued from the Chinchoti waterfall
Two unidentified bodies were recovered from the Khadavli river by disaster management in Kalyan Dombivali Municipal Corporation. A 40-year-old mother, Usha Sawant, died in an electrocution, but her 5-year-old daughter, Samidha Sawant, survived with injuries. Meanwhile, 40 people who had gone to swim were rescued from the Chinchoti waterfall in Vasai, but five still remain missing.
Trains on Central and Western lines are operating with delays
As of early evening, trains on Central line were operating with a 20 minute delay, while trains on Mumbai's Western line were operating with a 15 minute delay. According to the MET department, scattered heavy rainfall and isolated spells of very heavy rain is expected in Mumbai up until Wednesday.