The Southwest Monsoon has knocked in many districts of Maharashtra, while this monsoon has reached Mumbai. It has started raining here since Wednesday morning. The Meteorological Department has predicted heavy rain in Mumbai for the next three days. Along with this, a hightide warning has also been issued at 11.45 am on Wednesday. Due to heavy rains, the Meteorological Department has asked the dilapidated buildings to be vacated, so that untoward incidents can be avoided.
While this monsoon rain is giving relief to the people from the heat, on the other hand, due to continuous rain for 3 days, the roads of the city will be submerged, due to which the people of Mumbai will have to face trouble in commuting. Today, many areas of Mumbai have been flooded with water. Places like Dombivali, Kandivali, Sion are seen submerged in water.
Due to heavy rains since Wednesday morning, the Meteorological Department has issued a hightide warning in Mumbai. During this, high water waves can rise on the beach of Mumbai. At the same time, hightide is expected to arrive at 11.45 am. For this reason, the Meteorological Department has asked the administration and agencies to remain alert. Along with this, people living in the areas around the coast have been advised not to step out of the house. Also, many agencies including Mumbai Police are keeping an eye on it.
There is a possibility of good rains in Mumbai and Maharashtra this year. According to the Meteorological Department, there may be heavy rain between today and June 13 in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region and Konkan region. In view of the possibility of heavy rains, the Railways has asked all relief trains and employees to be on alert. An alert has been issued by the Railways to deal with the situation of water filling on the track due to heavy rains and to run the local service smoothly.
According to the information, the Meteorological Department had issued a yellow alert for rain in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Bihar, Sikkim, Assam, Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh on Tuesday. Whereas in West Bengal, the rain caused such devastation that more than two dozen people have died due to lightning in three districts there.