News Desk, Amar Ujala, Mumbai
Published by: Deepti Mishra
Updated Wed, 09 Jun 2021 10:46 AM IST
In the first rain of monsoon, Mumbai became miserable. There was heavy traffic as the roads were submerged. At the same time, many trains are running late due to water filling on the tracks, while many have stopped their wheels. According to the India Science Meteorological Department (IMD), Mumbai will continue to receive similar heavy rains for the coming 48 hours. High tide warning has been issued in Mumbai.
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According to the forecast of the Meteorological Department, there is a possibility of high tide in Mumbai at 11.43 am. During this time the sea waves can reach a height of 4.16 meters. In such a situation, the coastal areas have been evacuated as a precautionary measure. Also, many teams are keeping an eye.
IMD Mumbai Deputy Director General Dr Jayant Sarkar said that this time monsoon has knocked a day ahead of time in Maharashtra. The date of arrival of monsoon in Mumbai was June 10. Earlier on Tuesday, pre-monsoon rains made Mumbai water-water. Roads were submerged in many areas, due to which traffic was also disrupted at many places. Waterlogging was seen on the roads in Hindmata, Mumbai.
Railway issued alert
Due to heavy rains in Mumbai, the railway track has been flooded. Filled water has accumulated on the track of Sion station of Central Railway. In view of the forecast of heavy rains in the future, the Railways has asked all relief trains and employees to be on alert. Explain that due to heavy rains, an alert has been issued by the Railways to deal with waterlogging on the track and to run the local service smoothly.
MMRDA issued helpline number
The Mumbai Metropolitan Regional Development Authority (MMRDA) has set up a 24-hour emergency monsoon control room to deal with the rain and its hazards. Under this, any person in trouble can appeal for help by calling mobile number 8657402090 and landline number 02226594176.