Waterlogged Affected Rail Services In Maharashtra | NDRF Teams Deployed For Rescue And Relief

Mumbai cities like Thane, Palghar, and other districts in the Konkan region have witnessed heavy rainfall in the last few days. It has now led to waterlogging at different places and also disrupted road and rail transport services.

Source: The Financial Express

On Wednesday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued a “red” alert for Mumbai, expecting heavy downpours in the coming next three-four days in the central and western parts of the country. 

Also Read: Oil Prices May Fall As Global Oil Gets Soften: Reports

The IMD also issued an “orange” alert for Maharashtra’s East Vidarbha region, including districts like Chandrapur, Bhandara, Yavatmal, and Gadchiroli. IMD indicates heavy to very heavy showers in these districts.

Source: News Deal

However, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) deployed 9 rescue teams in Maharashtra. Four NDRF teams in Mumbai, one each in Thane and Palghar districts. Besides these, two teams were sent to the Kolhapur district.

Konkan Railways tweeted on Thursday, “Due to heavy rain, the water level of Vashishiti river bridge at km 130/9 between Chiplun & Kamath stations in Ratnagiri region has risen above the danger level. Because of the safety of passengers, train services in this section are suspended temporarily.

On Thursday, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray took a review of the situation in Raigad and Ratnagiri. Major rivers in these two coastal districts are flowing above the danger mark as a result of incessant rains.

Singh Vivek

With over 5 years of writing obituaries for a different organisation, I have a uniquely wry voice that shines through in my newest collection of articles.

Related Articles

Back to top button

AdBlocker Detected

Please Disable Adblock To Proceed & Used This Website!