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The first rain of this year's monsoon season in Mumbai caused water-logging in various parts of the city, prompting the traffic police to shut four subways and forcing motorists to abandon their vehicles on roads.The city police appealed to Mumbaikars not to step out of their homes unnecessarily, and cautioned them against travelling to some of the inundated areas.

Meanwhile,Southwest Monsoon has further advanced into some more parts of south Gujarat region, remaining parts of Maharashtra, Telangana & Andhra Pradesh, some parts of south Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and south Odisha, remaining parts of central Bay of Bengal and most parts of North Bay of Bengal today, the 10th June, 2021.

The civic body in Mumbai has directed officials to inspect all manholes in the city after a video of two women falling into an open drain amid heavy rainfall surfaced on social media.

Here are the updates:

One person killed after three houses collapsed at Lokhandi Chwal, in Shivaji Nagar, Dahisar (E)

Trains are running on main line, harbour line, trans harbour line and 4th corridor, according to Central Railway.

All suburban services and long-distance trains of Western Railway are running normally.

Railways in India and Mumbai needs to be fully prepared for the monsoon. This was said by Piyush Goyal, Minister for Railways and Commerce and Industry and Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution while reviewing the preparations and road map of Mumbai Suburban Railways in having all contingency solutions in rainy season. Minister examined current status of vulnerable areas & reviewed plans for smooth functioning of trains. Piyush Goyal said that Railways is committed to ensure that no inconvenience is caused to Mumbaikars as monsoon begins.

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