Mumbai, ANI. Mumbai has started raining due to the strengthening of the active monsoon over the Arabian Sea. The Meteorological Department has issued a Red Alert in Mumbai, North Konkan and Thane District of Maharashtra in view of the possibility of continuous rains in the next 48 hours. Weather forecasting agencies say that this will be the second round of heavy rainfall in Mumbai at the interval of a fortnight. Private weather agency Skymet Weather has advised Mumbaikars not to leave on August 4 and 5. After this, the intensity of rain will start decreasing from August 6. Landslides have also occurred in parts of Mumbai due to heavy rains throughout the night. The low-lying areas of the city have been flooded due to heavy rains. Lower Parel, Dadar, Hindmata, Kings Circle, Sion, Chembur, Andheri, Roads are submerged in Santa Cruz and many areas. The Meteorological Department has warned of Hightide till this afternoon. Due to this, people have been advised not to go to the middle or lower area.
Flooded water in many areas, possibility of high tide in afternoon
The rainy season continues in Mumbai, with more than 230 mm rainfall recorded in the last 10 hours. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has issued a warning that high tide is likely to arrive in Mumbai on Tuesday afternoon at 12.47 pm due to which 4.45 meters high waves will rise in the sea. People have been advised to stay away from beaches and other low-lying areas. According to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), heavy rains in Mumbai are also impacting traffic.
After continuous rains in Mumbai, rain water has entered the homes of people in Kandivali area.
Traffic affected due to heavy waterlogging
The western line was completely closed due to rain and the harbor line between Kurla and Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) is also closed. The central line is slow moving. Eight routes of buses have been diverted to various parts of Mumbai city and suburbs in view of excessive water logging on the roads. Main line and port line have been suspended due to water logging in Wadala and Parel suburban services due to fears of heights. There are no suburban trains between stations. Express trains are being rescheduled. Prabhadevi has been flooded due to which the Western Railway has continued to operate special suburban services between Virar-Andheri-Bandra but services between Bandra-Churchgate have been suspended.
Monsoon rains have flooded various areas of Mumbai. Roads have also been submerged in Mumbai’s Lower Parel due to rain. Explain that the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued warnings of heavy rainfall on Tuesday and Wednesday in Mumbai and its suburban areas.Due to continuous rains in Mumbai, various low-lying areas have been flooded with submerged roads of Parel East.Education authorities have been asked to keep BMC schools ready when any emergency arises and people need shelter. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that on August 4 and August 5, there will be heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places in Mumbai, Thane and Raigad districts of Maharashtra. Heavy rainfall is also expected in Ratnagiri district on August 4, while Palghar district is expected to receive extremely heavy rainfall on August 5.