Mumbai, August 14: Central Railway on Wednesday cancelled and diverted various trains due to heavy rains, waterlogging and landslides on Mumbai and Pune divisions. Some trains were also short terminated and short originated. Train services on Miraj-Londa section on South Western Railway and Southern Railway were also affected. Kerala Floods: Death Toll Rises to 95; Red Alert Issued in Ernakulam, Idukki and Alappuzha Districts.
Puri-LTT Super Express from Puri to Mumbai will be diverted via Sambhalpur. Trains travelling from down south to Kohlapur will be short terminated at Miraj station. Various trains will be short originated from Miraj. According to reports, rail route between Mumbai and Pune has also been closed till August 15. Maharashtra Floods: CM Devendra Fadnavis Announces Rs 6,813 Crore as Relief Package for Affected Regions.
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Central Railway: Due to heavy rains & water logging/landslide on Mumbai and Pune divisions of Central Railway, Miraj-Londa section on South Western Railway and Southern Railway, the following trains are cancelled/short originated/short terminated/diverted today: pic.twitter.com/boMgRq8X7w
— ANI (@ANI) August 14, 2019
Train lines between Mumbai and Pune have been damaged after a few cases of boulder-falling and landslides in ghat areas. Meanwhile, 49 people lost their lives in floods in Maharashtra. Kohlapur, Satara and Sangli were the most affected districts of Maharashtra. Southern states of Kerala and Karnataka were also battered by floods and heavy rainfall.