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Heavy rains continue to lash Mumbai; Train services hit, Dabbawalas call off duty



Mumbai Rains
Image : Western Railway Twitter

Mumbai, July 10: Incessant rains continued to lash Mumbai on Tuesday, normal life affected due to waterlogging. 

According to the Indian Meteorological Department heavy to very heavy rain is expected to occur across Greater Mumbai, Thane, Raigad and Palghar between 10th to 13th July.

Since last few days, Heavy rains battered Mumbai, hitting normal life, disrupting rail and road traffic.

Waterlogging has been reported from Nalasopara, Hindmata, Thane, and Kurla.

Due to waterlogging between Matunga and Sion. Trains are running with caution. Up fast locals are delayed by 15-20 minutes. While AC local train services to remain suspended today on Nallasopara section till further information.

Mumbai’s pervasive Dabbawalas, have suspended their work on Tuesday across the city.

In last 24 hours till 8:30 AM today, Mumbai witnessed 165.8 mm of rain and Mumbai Suburb has received 184.3 mm of rain.

Water-logging near Matunga police station

Visuals of Kings Circle on Eastern Express Highway

Railway tracks of Sion station

High tide in Mumbai

Central line services hit between Sion and Matunga

AC local train services remain suspended at Nalasopara

Tiffin services cancelled 

Early morning visual from Nallasopara station

Visuals from Nala Sopara’s Pandey Nagar area

Visuals from Dadar TT area

Waterlogged streets of Sion Panvel Highway and Chembur

Visuals from Andheri and near Dadar Police headquarters

Heavy duty pumps are being used to pump out water from railway tracks at Dadar, Matunga Road, Goregaon and other locations.

Heavy rain continues to lash Palghar; Visuals from Vasai

Foot over bridge (FOB) at Kurla station waterlogged

Heavy rain has led to a flood-like situation in Thane

Visuals of waterlogged streets from Nala Sopara in Palghar. 



Army Major killed in IED blast near LoC, Soldier injured in firing




Srinagar, Feb 16: An army officer has lost his life in an explosion in the Rajouri sector along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, while a soldier was injured in a ceasefire violation by Pakistani forces in the same area on Saturday.

Major-rank army officer, identified as Lt Col Devender Anand was killed while defusing an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) which had been planted by militants.

The officer was from the Corps of Engineers. The IED was planted 1.5 kms inside the Line of Control in the Naushera sector.

Meanwhile, a soldier received injuries in the ceasefire violation at Baba Khodi area of the same region.


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Vayu Shakti 2019: Firepower demonstration of IAF at Pokhran



Vayu Shakti 2019
Vayu Shakti 2019, Image: ANI

Jaipur, Feb 16: The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Saturday demonstrate its full spectrum combat and fire capabilities at Pokhran Range in Rajasthan during ‘Vayu Shakti-2019’.

Indian Air Force chief BS Dhanoa, Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar and others attended the show.

This was the 7th edition of the Fire Power Demonstration (FPD).

It is conducted by the IAF once in three years which is participated by fighters, transports, helicopters, force enablers and support systems.


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Fire breaks out at Delhi High Court’s canteen



Fire at Delhi HC

New Delhi, Feb 16: A fire broke out in Delhi High Court’s canteen on Saturday.

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