Mumbai Rains LIVE Updates: Divisional Railway Manager of Central Railways has asked rescue teams to immediately arrive on Badlapur and Wangani route as Mahalaxmi express has been stuck with 2,000. According to information, National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has already moved into the city. "We request passengers of Mahalaxmi Express not to get down from the train. Train is the safe place. Staff, RPF and City Police is in train to look after you. Please wait for advice from NDRF and other disaster management authorities," Central Railways' chief PRO said. Meanwhile, seven trains have been cancelled today and nine have been diverted.
The rainfall woes are yet not over for the financial capital as the latest forecast of India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted intermittent rain with heavy to very heavy rainfall at a few places in the city and the suburbs. The heavy downpour exactly 14 years later caused water-logging and traffic snarls in several parts of Mumbai and also led to flight delays.Mumbai Rain Reminds of the 2005 Monsoon | As heavy rains lashed Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra since Friday, it reminded people of the monsoon fury of July 26, 2005, when the city received 944 mm rainfall in a single day. As rainfall continue in many parts of Mumbai, rail and road traffic are affected by waterlogging. The Modak Sagar lake, one of the seven reservoirs supplying water to Mumbai has overflowed on Friday afternoon following heavy rains.