Mumbai Rains: Schools closed till July 20, City on Orange alert!

Mumbai and the nearby districts of Thane and Palghar were lashed by heavy rain on Wednesday, which caused waterlogging and traffic problems. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a rain advisory for several districts this week.

City’s train services are disrupted by heavy rains, which causes cancellations and inconvenience for commuters. Due to heavy rainfall, Maharashtra also experiences road closures and school holidays. The next few days are anticipated to be cloudy and rainy.

The central weather forecasting agency has issued a ‘red’ alert for Palghar, Raigad, Pune, and Satara on Wednesday, and an ‘orange’ alert for Thane, Mumbai, and Ratnagiri.

On Wednesday, the national weather service issued a “red” alert for Palghar, Raigad, Pune, and Satara and an “orange” alert for Thane, Mumbai, and Ratnagiri.

Due to heavy rain alert in the city, Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde ordered the closure of all schools in Mumbai on Wednesday. Over the past two days, there has been a lot of rain in Mumbai and the surrounding areas. Mumbai’s local train services and vehicular traffic have both been hampered by the rain.

 

According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), Mumbai and the surrounding areas will continue to experience bad weather over the coming days. For today, the Thane, Palghar, Raigad, and Ratnagiri districts are on an orange alert, while Mumbai is on yellow alert.