- BMC has requested the citizens to follow all necessary precautions, and not venture into waterlogged areas as heavy rain expected
- The orange alert by the IMD’s Mumbai center is also for Raigad, Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg as well as Pune
Very heavy rainfall is expected in Mumbai today and other parts of Maharashtra, the weather office said.
Heavy rain since morning has led to waterlogging in many parts of Mumbai which has been warned of more showers through the day. The city’s civic body has asked residents to “follow all necessary precautions and stay away from the shore”. The Met department has issued an ‘Orange’ alert for the city, warning of “heavy to very heavy” rainfall today.
An ‘Orange’ alert means local authorities should be “prepared”; a ‘Red’ alert indicates “immediate action.”
In last one and half hour, Bandra received 63 mm, Malalaxmi 21 mm Ram Mandir Station 21 mm indicating very intense RF in suburbs since morning today from 8.30 am. Heavy Rainfalls to continue,” KS Hosalikar, Deputy Director General of Meteorology, India Met Department, Mumbai tweeted.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has also forecast heavy rain for Thane, Palghar and other coastal districts of the Maharashtra.
The latest satellite pictures show “possibilities of isolated extremely heavy rainfall (more than 200 mm) over Konkan, including Mumbai, Thane today…,” KS Hosalikar, Deputy Director General of Meteorology, India Met Department, Mumbai tweeted.
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has requested the citizens to follow all necessary precautions, stay away from the shore and not venture into water logged areas.
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