On Wednesday Mumbai witnessed heavy rainfall and waterlogging in some places. IMD (Indian Metrological Department) has now issued an orange alert for some parts of Mumbai and a Red alert for some parts. Mumbai is witnessing heavy rain for the last 48 hours following which areas are waterlogged and traffic movement has been affected.
IMD has issued a heavy rainfall alert from 6th July to 8th July. On Wednesday Maharasthra received a very heavy rainfall for the next 2 days. A huge Gulmohar tree fell over vehicles outside Gulmohar society in Nerul sector-21 due to heavy rain in Navi Mumbai.
25 Locations have witnessed heavy waterlogging Traffic jams and diversions are being increasingly reported due to waterlogging.
The IMD Mumbai has forecast moderate to heavy rains with the possibility of “occasional intense spells” at isolated places in the city for 24 hours from Friday morning.
Here's The Deets On Heavy Rains In Mumbai, IMD issues alert!
Amid incessant rainfall in the city, two incidents of building collapse were reported at Kalbadevi and Sion areas. But there were no casualties and people were evacuated safely from the affected structures, officials said.
As per the official data, the island city received 119.09 mm rains, followed by western suburbs with 78.69 mm and eastern suburbs with 58.40 mm rainfall over a 12-hour period from 8 am till 8 pm.