Mumbai Flooding Causes Train Derailment and Widespread Travel Disruption

StoryfulNewsPublished: August 29, 2017
Published: August 29, 2017

Flooding in Mumbai caused a train derailment and widespread travel disruption on August 29, according to local reports. The Indian Express reported that parts of a Nagpur-bound Duronto Express train derailed near Asangaon after a portion of the track was washed away by heavy rain. No casualties were reported. Reports said the flooding, caused by four days of heavy rain, waterlogged low-lying areas and roads. Several trains were cancelled and there was disruption to air travel. Video shows motorists driving through flooded streets in central Mumbai. Credit: Twitter/SanketChaukiyal via Storyful

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