Over the past few days, heavy rains have strongly damaged the Mumbai city, to sort out the water logging being a toughest task for the disaster management team and Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC). Entire city is under the problem of water logging.
The weather forecaster also said that in the next 48 hours there will be more showers. According to the weatherman, Mumbai could receive heavy showers similar to the July 2005.
Heavy rainfall warning has been issued for Maharashtra, especially northern Konkan region, said K S Hosalikar, deputy director general, Met department. “Scattered heavy to very heavy rainfall expected within 48 hrs, and isolated heavy rainfall expected in North Konkan,” the Met department official said. The reports of water logging coming from different region of the city such as Lower Parel, Hindmata, Dadar, Elphinstone, Andheri East, Jogeshwari station, Khar West and Andheri.
It has rained more than 52 mm in the past 1 hour in Mumbai. More rainfall expected in the next 24 hours, cloud build up is heavy. (1/n)
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The traffic police also issued an alert on due to numerous incidents of trees falling due to heavy rain has been reported. Three teams of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) stationed in Mumbai have been put on alert. Two additional teams of NDRF have been moved from Pune to Mumbai.