142 trains cancelled in South Central Railway in view of cyclone threattext_fields
Hyderabad: 142 trains have been cancelled by the South Central Railway due to a cyclonic storm in the Bay of Bengal that is expected to impact the coast of Andhra Pradesh on December 4.
As a precaution, the authorities have cancelled the trains for the next three to four days.
The cyclone 'Michaung' is likely to cross the coast between Nellore and Machilipatnam on December 4.
Under its impact, heavy to very heavy rains are likely for the next three days in Tirupati, Nellore, Prakasam, Bapatla, Krishna, West Godavari, Konaseema, East Godavari, Kakinada and Anakapalli districts of Andhra Pradesh.
The cancelled pairs of trains include Danapur-SMVT Bengaluru, Barauni-Coimbatore, KSR Bengaluru-Danapur, Narsapur-Kottayam, Secunderabad-Kollam, MGR Chennai Central-Vijayawada, Howrah-SMVT Bengaluru, MGR Chennai Central-H. Nizamuddin, Gaya-MGR Chennai Central, Guwahati-SMVT Bengaluru, Gorakhpur-Kochuveli, MGR Chennai Central-Hyderabad, MGR Chennai Central-New Delhi, Trivandrum-New Delhi, Madurai-H. Nizamuddin, MGR Chennai Central-Ahmedabad and Nagercoil-Shalimar.
Several trains between various destinations in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana have also been cancelled.
With inputs from IANS