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Mumbai flood: India Meteorological Division points crimson alert for extra rain

A crimson alert has been issued in procedure of Maharashtra, including Mumbai, Raigad, Ratnagiri, Pune as smartly as Kolhapur by the India Meteorological Division (IMD).

Leading to extra floods, Mumbai is expected to receive heavy to very heavy rainfall as procedure of the metropolis had been inundated in waist-deep water since Monday.

In fresh years, climate commerce has made rains extra intense and fewer predictable even when they’re frequent in Mumbai around this time of the yr.

Officials told details agency PTI that two folks had been washed away in flood waters and one person became injured after a fraction of his dwelling collapsed.

An respectable from the district administration mentioned that no now now not as a lot as 32 properties had been also partly damaged in varied talukas of Palghar due to the heavy showers.

It comes after Mumbai’s civic physique banned folks from visiting beaches on the days for which the climate forecasting agency has predicted heavy rainfall.

Life has come to a standstill in Mumbai with waterlogging leading to immense traffic and adversely impacting bus and articulate companies as smartly.

Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai mentioned that disclose authorities comprise taken all needed precautions, with heavy rains predicted in immense swathes of Karnataka.

“NDRF and SDRF deployed in Kodagu, Karwar, and Udupi,” he told details agency ANI.

Amid incessant rains, flood alerts comprise also been issued for the southern disclose of Kerala and procedure of the Himalayan disclose of Himachal Pradesh by IMD.

(With inputs from agencies)

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