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Weather Alert: List of trains cancelled due to heavy rainfall. Details here

Amid severe flooding and water-logging due to continuous rainfall, many Northern Railway trains were cancelled on Monday. Know about the trains that are cancelled formonday

Several trains are cancelled and many are running late due to heavy rainfall in northern states like Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, etc. (AFP)Premium
Several trains are cancelled and many are running late due to heavy rainfall in northern states like Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, etc. (AFP)

Heavy rainfall brought common operations to a standstill in states like Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana, etc. Owing to severe water-logging, flood like situations and landslides, twenty trains were cancelled in the region, said Northern Railway.

Till now, more than 20 people lost their lives due to torrential rain in northern part of India, that lead to landslides, flash floods in Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, etc.

Also Read: Delhi Rain updates: Yamuna water level close to danger mark, 2.79 lakh cusecs of water released from Hathinkund Barrage

The Northern Railways cancelled around 17 trains and also diverted 12 more trains in the region because of heavy rainfall. Train operation was suspended at four locations due to water logging.

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"Strict watch is being kept to run trains from the Delhi area safely because of non-stop heavy rains. Eight pumps are being run at the Delhi-Sabzi Mandi area and the station's trainable area to pump water out of tracks. Trains running in the Delhi area are still normal," CPRO Northern Railway Deepak Kumar said.

Details of trains affected due to heavy rains

-Due to water-logging and flood like situation, following train routes are closed : Ambala-New Morinda, Nangal Dam-Anandpur-Sahib, Keeratpur Sahib-Bharatgarh.

-Train 12925, Pashchim SF express is diverted dated 08.07.2023 is diverted via Ambala Cantt-Sirhind Jn- Sanahwal and skipping stoppage at Chandigarh and Sahibzada ASNGR.

Also Read: Haryana rains: CM Manohar Lal Khattar calls emergency meeting, cancels all his pre-scheduled programmes

-Twenty trains that have been cancelled due to heavy rainfall are Ferozpur Cantt express, Amritsar Superfast Express, Chandigarh Intercity Express. 

-Trains that are diverted due to rainfall are Daulatpur Chowk express, Amritsar express.

-Due to continuous heavy rainfall and inclement weather conditions in several districts of Himachal Pradesh, train services on the Shimla-Kalka route have been suspended, an official said on Sunday.

Also Read: Schools to remain closed in Delhi, Gurugram, Noida, HP amid heavy rainfall today

-Due to landslides after heavy downpours, large part of railway tracks were damaged on Sunday. Train operations on this station have been suspended for a while, said Station Superintendent, of Shimla Railway Station, Joginder Singh on Sunday.

Following are the trains that have been cancelled for Monday

-14629 – Sutlej Express

-12411 – Amritsar Intercity Express

-12242 – Chandigarh SF Express

-14614 – SAS Nagar Mohali Express

-12058 – New Delhi Jan Shatabdi Express

-14506 – Amritsar Express

-14505 – Nangal Dam Express

-09097 Valsad - Jammu Tawi Special

Schools in New Delhi were shut after heavy rains lashed the city. Other than Delhi, schools will remain closed in Chandigarh, Ludhiana, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand's Dehradun on Monday.

Heavy rainfall that resulted in rivers flowing at dangerously high levels. There were images of bridges falling down and swept away hutments. People were rescued with the help of helicopters. Following are the trains that are cancelled due to heavy rainfall in northern India.

 

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Published: 10 Jul 2023, 11:29 AM IST
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