A train travels along a section of elevated track on Line 1, while it rains in Mumbai, August 2017. (Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg)

Mumbai Rains: Heavy Rains Hit Mumbai, Trains On Central Line Delayed

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In Pictures: Kings Circle Water-Logged

 A motorcyclist wades through a water-logged street at Kings Circle after heavy rains in Mumbai on Saturday, June 09, 2018. (Source: PTI)
A motorcyclist wades through a water-logged street at Kings Circle after heavy rains in Mumbai on Saturday, June 09, 2018. (Source: PTI)
Vehicals wade through water-logged street at Kings Circle after heavy rains in Mumbai on Saturday, June 09, 2018. (Source: PTI)
Vehicals wade through water-logged street at Kings Circle after heavy rains in Mumbai on Saturday, June 09, 2018. (Source: PTI)
People cross the water-logged street at Kings Circle after heavy rains in Mumbai on Saturday, June 09, 2018. (Source: PTI)
People cross the water-logged street at Kings Circle after heavy rains in Mumbai on Saturday, June 09, 2018. (Source: PTI)
A train chugs at water-logged tracks during heavy rains in Mumbai on Saturday, June 09, 2018. (Source: PTI)
A train chugs at water-logged tracks during heavy rains in Mumbai on Saturday, June 09, 2018. (Source: PTI)

Railway Services Largely Unaffected

Suburban trains are running on schedule on the western line in Mumbai, according to an update from Western Railway’s official Twitter handle.

Meanwhile, trains on the suburban section of the Central Railway are running late by 10-12 minutes due to the showers, Sunil Udasi, chief public relations officer, told PTI.

Saturday Rain Update

Heavy rainfall hit Mumbai this morning, in line with the meterological department’s prediction. On Thursday, the IMD had forecast “heavy to very heavy" rainfall along the Maharashtra coast over the weekend.

"Heavy to very heavy rainfall was recorded in the suburbs till 8.30 a.m.," IMD Deputy Director KS Hosalikar told PTI.

Mumbai’s Mahim area is currently waterlogged, according to reports by news agency ANI.

Here are more visuals from Mumbai’s iconic Marine Drive.

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