Several areas in Mumbai have been flooded after extraordinarily heavy rain in by way of the evening. The monetary capital and a couple of neighbouring district are on purple alert for “extremely heavy rainfall” right this moment and tomorrow.
Apart from Mumbai, the alert has been issued for Thane, Pune, Raigad and Ratnagiri districts of Maharashtra.
With a excessive tide anticipated at 12:47 pm, Mumbai’s civic physique has alerted to all involved departments and likewise to individuals to not go close to any seaside or low-lying areas. Tides waves of round 4.51 meters have been predicted because of the heavy rain.
Roads in areas akin to Goregaon, King Circle, Hindmata, Dadar, Shivaji Chowk, Shell Colony, Kurla ST Depot, Bandra Talkies, Sion Road 24 have been flooded.
Mumbai metropolis acquired 140.5 mm rain from eight am on Monday to three am right this moment. The japanese and western suburbs recorded 84.77 mm and 79.27 mm of rainfall respectively.
The Met workplace has additionally warned of robust winds off north Maharashtra coast right this moment, tomorrow and on Thursday.
Mumbai’s streets usually flood through the monsoon, which runs from June till September or October, and which gives India with most of its annual rainfall.
Almost each monsoon, Mumbai struggles to deal with the chaos brought on by the rain. The suburban trains – the town’s lifeline – are affected and low-lying areas get flooded.