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Waterlogging continues in Mumbai, Orange alert issued in the city

by Web Desk | Published: 11 Jun 2021

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The weather department has issued a warning for heavy rainfall in Mumbai and the suburbs. Due to heavy rainfall, many parts of the city are badly affected. The civic body of Mumbai is receiving criticism over the poor conditions of roads and other services. Transport has been paused in many areas including the adjoining locations, after waterlogging issues. Many railway tracks are flooded with water, which affected the local train services.
 
The India Meteorological Department has issued an orange alert in the city, as heavy rainfall is predicted this weekend. The orange alert is issued for districts in western Maharashtra including, Pune, Satara, and Kolhapur. Heavy rainfall is expected in the regions like Bhandara, Vidarbha, Gondia, and Gadchiroli. Mumbai is on high alert as extremely heavy rainfall is expected in the coming days.
 
Mumbai is continuously receiving heavy downpours, because of which many parts of the city are submerged in water. Areas like Kings Circle in Matunga, Mahim, and subway in Andheri have reported waterlogging. To prevent any kind of damages to life and property, the city’s disaster management team is on high alert.
 
According to IMD, the Colaba region has recorded 23.4 mm rainfall, whereas Santa Cruz received 107.4 mm rainfall till now. Local train services are now resumed. These were suspended due to flooded railway tracks after the city witnessed heavy rainfall on Wednesday.