Heavy Rain Hits Mumbai | IMD issues Orange alerts

Mumbai Braces for Heavy Rain

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India Meteorological department (IMD) issued orange alerts for Mumbai and its near by area as Mumbai was hit by heavy rain. According to the latest reports, the agencies has forecast a heavy rain in Mumbai and its suburbs for the next 24 hours, with the possibility of extremely heavy rainfall at isolated places in the city. IMD predicts heavy rain and flash floods in the parts of central India till 11th August.

IMD issued red and orange alerts including several parts of Maharashtra. The rain which has splash the city of Mumbai these morning(9th August, Tuesday) and heavy showers are predicted through the day. There are several key subways have also been closed . Even the Andheri Subway has also been shut because of water.

Due to the heavy rain the trains where also delayed but as today is a holiday on account of Mohram,the delaying of train didn’t effect much on Mumbai. But it has been said that for upcoming days there will be heavy rain.Even the roads have also been blocked in Mumbai by police due to heavy rain.

Mumbai and Thane are currently under Orange alert, while Pune Raighad and Nasik are under red alerts.

According to IMD, here’s is the meaning of colour coded Alerts.

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RED Alert

A red alert indicates heavy to extremely heavy rainfall of over 20 cm in 24 hours. When the wheather is dangerous and there is a risk of heavy damange, then a red alert is issued.


Be prepare for several Circumstances


Watch the situation and stay updated.


Least severe, no action needed.