Due to heavy rains, water is flooded in many areas of Mumbai and life is disrupted. Streets on the roads are interrupted by traffic and seven flights have been canceled.
On the track between Badlapur and Vangani, the Mumbai-Kolhapur Mahalaxmi Express was trapped on the track due to water logging.
Due to the floods in the Ulhas river, the river's water was flooded in the surrounding areas, the tracks were submerged.
The work of saving the passengers from a train stuck between water for about 12 hours was done on Saturday.
Central Railway Chief Public Relation Officer (CPRO) Sunil Udasi said that all 1050 passengers aboard this train have been taken away.
Help was also taken by the IAF helicopter for rescue work.
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The place where the train runs, is 100 kilometers away from Mumbai. Passengers in the train are trapped for more than 12 hours.
CPRO had advised people not to leave the train. Also talked about waiting for the advice of the NDRF and the Disaster Management Authority.
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Prakash Pawar, traveling from Mahalaxmi Express, told the BBC Marathi, "We were going from Mumbai to Kolhapur at 8:20 in the morning. The first train was stopped at Ambernath. We are trapped between Badlapur and Vangani for many hours. Water is spreading water far and wide. "
In Mumbai and its surroundings, it is almost as if everything was stagnant with heavy rains. In the houses, the roads are filled with water and due to waterfalls, it is difficult to drive trains on the road too.
In Mumbai, Thane and Navi Mumbai, there is torrential rains since early morning. Due to lack of water in many areas, people's problems have increased.
Due to the dangers of Ulhas river in Badlapur, water is flooded everywhere.
Water has been flooded for two to three feet in Handherapada area, in Rameswarwadi, Belvali, Saturn Nagar, Vavaliwali and Pune.
Seven flights in Mumbai were canceled in view of the bad weather, but now operating on the Mumbai International Airport has become normal.
The Meteorological Department has said very heavy rainfall in the city and suburbs with intermittent rain in some places.
Due to heavy rains, the Meteorological Department has issued orange alerts in many areas.
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