The Mumbai Meteorological Department and the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) issued an Orange alert for rainfall in six districts of Maharashtra. According to the weather forecast, the Financial Hub of India and its region is expected to witness thunderstorms and rainfall till July 27. People are advised not to venture out in rain, if not for an emergency. Furthermore, disaster management and control rooms are also set up to avoid… read-more
A harrowing accident unfolded as heavy rainfall disrupted train services between Thakurli and Kalyan, leading to a heart-wrenching incident where a four-month-old girl was swept away in a nearby stream. The incident occurred on July 19, when the city received heavy rainfall. According to sources, Yogita Rumale, aged 25, accidentally slipped and fell into the rushing waters while attempting to disembark from the train with her father.
The coastal regions of Maharashtra including Mumbai, Ratnagiri and other parts of the state are likely to receive heavy to very heavy rainfall in the next two days, Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said on June 25.cyclonic circulation over the Gujarat's Kutch region and an active trough spread over Maharashtra to coastal Karnataka, the reasons behind the heavy downpour prediction in the region. People are advised to stay indoors.
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Unseasonal rain coupled with lightning and thunderstorm lashed parts of Mumbai, bringing some respite from the hot and humid weather in the city. As per the IMD, the rain is likely to cotinue for the next two-three days in the metro city. In addition, the weather agency said, with the rainfall in Mumbai, the maximum and minimum temperatures are likely to be around 35°C & 24°C.
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted a dip in rainfall and warmer days with sunny weather, on July 18. After heavy rainfall in the past two weeks, this is the first time that Mumbai is ti witnessed a sunny day in July. The Weather forecast and IMD issued a green alert, no rain warning for Mumbai, Maharashtra. Furthermore, on July 17, the City recorded over 30 degrees Celsius, temperature.
In the view of the upcoming Monsoon, the concerned administration issuer advisory for the people of Palghar district, especially farmers. Issued on May 6, the administration advised people to take the necessary precaution amid rains to farmers and horticulturists. Collector Dr Manik Gursal has asked farmers to store food grains in safe places, as rains are expected on May 19 and 20 in Mumbai, Thane, and Palghar areas.
PM Narendra Modi assured Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray that the Centre would provide all possible assistance to alleviate the havoc caused in various parts of the state due to heavy rains and floods. PM Modi in a tweet said, “Assured all possible support from the Centre to mitigate the situation. Praying for everyone's safety and well-being.” Besides, CM notified that rescue operations and possible measures are being taken.
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Following a heavy downpour, at least 17 people have died owning to building collapse in Mumbai’s Chembur and Vikhroli areas on July 18. Reportedly, 14 have lost their lives and 15 people have been rescued in Chembur’s Bharat Nagar area. However, the rescue operation is still under process and the injured's have been hospitalized. Moreover, a sum of 2 lakh will be provided to the deceased's family by the PM.
Courtesy: The Quint
Mumbai has witnessed the heaviest rainfall of the season and the second-highest 24-hour rainfall in a decade on July 15. The heavy downpour resulted in stagnation of water in many areas and bus routes in those areas were diverted. Mithi River was on high alert which resulted in the evacuation of 250 people across the riverbanks to Bail Bazar Municipal schools.
Courtesy: The Indian Express