Heavy rains lash Indian states
Heavy rains disrupted life in several Indian states including Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh since Monday, said officials on Tuesday.
Heavy rains lashed Hyderabad and several parts of Andhra Pradesh since Monday.
Four people were killed in rain-related incidents in the state, said the police.
Waterlogging has been reported from several parts of Hyderabad disrupting traffic movements in the city.
Trains have been stopped at several rail divisions, including the Warangal division, as tracks were flooded due to heavy rains.
Rail service was also affected on the Kazipet-Vijayawada railway tracks, reports said.
According to reports, several trains, including Tamil Nadu Express and Grand Trunk Express, are running late by 11 hours.
Heavy rains lashed Mumbai and Thane on Monday disrupting normal life in the city as people faced immense difficulties in returning home in the evening.
However, water has receded in several parts of the city on Tuesday and trains and flights are on time, officials said.
A landslide was also reported from Chembur area of Mumbai.
The city received its heaviest downpour that badly affected the rail, road and air traffic services.
Accroding to reports, Mumbai has received 101.6 mm rainfall till 9 pm on Monday.
The Western suburbs received 175.4 mm of rainfall while 175.4 mm of rainfall was recorded from eastern suburbs .
Local trains, which are considered to be the lifeline of the city, were running late by 20 minutes on the Central and Harbour Lines.
Eight trains were reportedly cancelled on the Central line.
Waterlogging was reported on railway tracks at Vidyavihar, Kurla, Mazgaon and Sion.
All the flights were delayed by 15 to 20 minutes at the Mumbai airport, causing troubles to passengers.
Heavy traffic jams were also reported from various parts of the city including the Western Express Highway.
Waterlogging was also reported from several areas of the city and suburbs including Dadar, Sayan, Kurla, Ghatkopar, Malad, Hindmata, Kandiwali, Jogeshwari and Santa Cruz areas.
The Mumbai Traffic Police issued an alert, urging people to avoid unnecessary travels.
The city is likely to receive more rainfalls in the next couple of hours, Met officials said.
In Rajasthan, heavy rains disrupted life in Jaipur on Monday.
Waterlogging was reported from several areas of Jaipur.
Heavy rainfall was also reported from eastern Rajasthan.
Ajmer has received 92 millimetres of rainfall and is facing a flood-like situation, reports said.
The Ajmer Sharif Dargah is also under water, said officials.