As heavy rains lashed Mumbai and its suburbs final night time and early this morning, components of the town witnessed waterlogging and heavy visitors inflicting inconvenience to the residents.
Footage tweeted by information company . confirmed the roads of Sion flooded with water. Individuals had been seen wading by knee-deep water in Andheri as effectively.
#WATCH | Maharashtra: Sion space of Mumbai witnessed waterlogging within the wake of heavy rains within the metropolis. Visuals from final night time.
— . (@.) July 5, 2022
Practice and bus providers have been affected on some routes on account of flooding within the low-lying areas and railway tracks, officers stated.
The India Meteorological Division (IMD) has predicted “reasonable to heavy rainfall” for Mumbai and its suburbs and the potential of “very heavy to extraordinarily heavy” showers at remoted locations for the following few days.
The Nationwide Catastrophe Response Drive (NDRF) groups have been deployed within the metropolis within the wake of the alert issued by the Climate Division, officers stated.
Newly sworn-in Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde has directed the authorities in Mumbai and neighbouring districts to be on alert and maintain a vigil.
“Within the wake of heavy rainfall in numerous components of the state, CM Eknath Shinde held a dialogue with Chief Secretary Manukumar Srivastava together with directing all of the associated districts’ guardian secretaries to maintain a vigil and management the state of affairs,” his workplace tweeted.
वाढता पाऊस आणि पुराची शक्यता पाहता मुख्यमंत्री एकनाथ शिंदे यांनी मुख्य सचिव मनुकुमार श्रीवास्तव यांच्याशी चर्चा केली असून सबंधित पालक सचिवांना त्या त्या जिल्ह्यांमध्ये पोहचून प्रत्यक्ष देखरेख व नियंत्रण करण्याचे निर्देश दिले आहेत.
— CMO Maharashtra (@CMOMaharashtra) July 5, 2022