Mumbai: Highlighting the necessary precautions to be taken, Railways have kept all machinery on alert mode and are monitoring the situation closely, the Central Railways on Thursday has informed as the trains are running on all corridors, despite a forecast of heavy rainfall.
Taking to Twitter, the Central Railways wrote, “Trains are running on all corridors. There is a high tide of 4.26 meters at 12.17 hrs and a forecast of heavy rainfall. Railways have kept all machinery on alert mode and monitoring the situation closely.”
Trains are running on all corridors.
There is high tide of 4.26mtrs at 12.17hrs and forecast of heavy rainfall. Railways have kept all machineries on alert mode and monitoring the situation closely.
— Central Railway (@Central_Railway) June 10, 2021
Mumbai local train services between some stations were suspended on Wednesday morning as a precautionary measure, IMD (Today) said on Thursday morning.
However, the IMD had issued an ‘Orange’ alert in the Mumbai, Palghar and Thane districts of Maharashtra for the next four days starting Wednesday.
National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) Director General Satya Pradhan said on Thursday that 15 teams have been deployed in Maharashtra at the request of the state government, this comes after IMD predicted heavy rains.
Meanwhile, NDRF has two teams in Mumbai, one in Kurla, four in Ratnagiri, two in Sindhudurg, two in Palghar, two in Raigad and two in Thane district.