Mumbai Rains: NDRF team deployed in Kurla as heavy downpour persist

Published: Sep 04, 2019, 15:54 IST | mid-day online correspondent

The majorly affected areas lie between Kurla and Sion in North-Central and Central Mumbai

Pic courtesy/Satej Shinde
Pic courtesy/Satej Shinde

On Wednesday, a team of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) was deployed at Bail Bazar in Kurla to avert any impending crisis that the city may face In view of the rising water level in Mithi river due to excessive rainfall. Heavy downpour caused waterlogging in the low-lying areas in Mumbai. The majorly affected areas lie between Kurla and Sion in North-Central and Central Mumbai.

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The Sion railway station was completely waterlogged by today afternoon. "I was going to the Currey Road station as my office is there. Right from Kurla up to Sion, there is waterlogging. I deboarded the train at Sion because going to the office is of no use as there might be more waterlogging ahead. I will return home now," Sachin, a passenger said. "I had to go to CST but there is waterlogging from Kurla onwards, so I deboarded at Sion," Faisal, another passenger said.

With inputs from ANI

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