Mumbai rains: Possibility of floods, says IMD official; 'stay indoors, stay safe', say police4 min read . Updated: 05 Aug 2020, 11:11 PM IST
- Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke with Uddhav Thackeray about the prevailing situation in Mumbai and assured support
- The roof of the iconic DY Patil cricket stadium in Navi Mumbai was severely damaged by the rains and gusty winds, according to police
Heavy downpour continued to wreak havoc in Mumbai today. Several areas including Chembur, Parel, Hindmata, Wadala and Worli reported water-logging. Rail and bus services across the city were severely affected. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted that heavy rainfall will continue in the financial capital and neigbouring areas even on Thursday. Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray urged the citizens to stay indoors and venture out only for essential work."Since @Indiametdept predicts heavy rains will continue till tomorrow, CM has appealed to the citizens to stay home and venture out only if essential," a tweet from Maharashtra chief minister's office read.
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