Mumbai and surrounding areas have been receiving heavy rains since late Monday night. This has disrupted life since Tuesday morning. The low-lying areas of the city are flooded to their knees. Due to the working day, office goers are facing constant problems. The Meteorological Department has issued a red alert of rain in Mumbai today. The BMC has asked all non-essential government offices and private offices to be closed.
The Meteorological Department has warned of high tide in the sea at 12.45 pm. During this time, waves up to 5 meters high can rise in the sea. People have been asked to be vigilant and away from the seashore If it rains in the city during this time, the situation can become severe. According to the Central Railway, suburban services on the mainline and harbor line of Wadala and Parel have been suspended due to waterlogging due to high tide. Suburban trains will not stop at any station here. Down Mail / Express trains are being re-scheduled.
Due to heavy rains, rail traffic has stopped on all 4 lines in Mumbai.
Due to this, the service of Mumbai Local has come to a standstill. Because of the threat of heavy rains, the route of buses has been changed on 8 routes in Mumbai and arrangements have been made to divert them and run from other routes. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has asked all offices and other establishments to be closed today, except emergency services, because of the forecast of heavy rains. At the same time, services between Bandra-Churchgate have been stopped because of the high tide warning and forecast of heavy rain. Western Railway has given this information.