Monsoon Update: Heavy rain expected in Mumbai and Goa, IMD issues red alert

Monsoon Update: Heavy rain expected in Mumbai and Goa, IMD issues red alert

National Desk: Rain continues in many parts of the country. The Southwest Monsoon has also advanced into the rest of the Northwest Bay of Bengal. Today, heavy rain is expected in Goa and Mumbai, due to which the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a red alert.

There is no possibility of heat
wave in five days, according to IMD, there is no possibility of heat  wave in the next five days. The IMD said that most parts of West Rajasthan and some places in Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi and some remote areas of East Rajasthan, Punjab, West Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat recorded temperatures above 40 degrees Celsius.

 Rain continues in Mumbai for the last few days 
 Mumbai received heavy rains till Saturday morning but during this time there was no report of massive water logging in the city and buses along with local trains plying on their schedule. A Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) official said that in the last 24 hours till 8 am on Saturday, Mumbai recorded an average of 79.66 mm of rain, while the western and eastern suburbs recorded 92.68 mm and 89.30 mm of rain, respectively.

Red alert issued in many areas of
 Mumbai IMD has issued  'Orange Alert' in Mumbai for Saturday and 'Red Alert' for Sunday. The Meteorological Department had earlier forecast "heavy to very heavy rainfall" at some places in Mumbai and Thane districts. Following the IMD's warning, the BMC also forecast "extremely heavy rain" in the next two days. In view of this, a "high alert" has been issued to the concerned agencies. 


113 people died in Maharashtra due to monsoon havoc, Uddhav Thackeray visited Chiplun

113 people died in Maharashtra due to monsoon havoc, Uddhav Thackeray visited Chiplun

National Desk: The death toll in parts of Maharashtra rose to 113 on Sunday with 100 people missing after one more person died in the last 24 hours due to floods, landslides and other rain-related incidents. The state government gave this information. The government said in a statement that 50 people were also injured in these incidents. Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday visited the severe flood-hit Chiplun in Ratnagiri district of Konkan region. A group of locals stopped the Chief Minister's convoy and told him about the problems being caused by the ravages of rain in the area.

The Chief Minister interacted with the residents, traders and shopkeepers and promised all possible help from the state government to restore normalcy in the area. Thackeray said he would need "central assistance for long-term relief work". He said he would visit western Maharashtra on Monday and a comprehensive data on the extent of damage would be prepared.