Mumbai rain Red alert by IMD schools colleges shut today BMC issue helpline

Mumbai rain news updates: Rainfall in Mumbai is going to worsen the situation. The Indian Meteorological Department has issued a red alert for heavy rain on Tuesday. Along with this, BMC has also come on high alert. Advisory has been issued for the citizens. It has been advised to avoid travelling and unnecessary outings. Along with this, a helpline number has also been issued. Schools and colleges in Mumbai and Panvel as well as rural areas of Ratnagiri-Sindhudurg will remain closed on Tuesday. An official said that this decision will apply to all private schools including primary and secondary schools as well as junior and senior colleges.

It is worth noting that heavy rains on Monday had devastated normal life. Due to this, water was flooded on roads at many places. Vehicles had stopped moving. Train services were suspended and many flights were also affected. In just six to seven hours, many areas received more than 300 mm of rain.

After the weather department issued a red alert for Tuesday, the BMC has become fully active. BMC Commissioner and Administrator Bhushan Gagrani has appealed to people to be cautious. He has also said that if it is not very necessary, do not go out of the house. Apart from this, people have been told to avoid unnecessary travel.

The BMC has put all its disaster management teams on high alert. Citizens have been asked not to panic and in case of any problem, call the BMC’s disaster management number 1916 for help. All schools have been closed. All examinations have been postponed.

The IMD has issued a warning of heavy rain in Mumbai till July 12. According to this, moderate to heavy rains have been forecast in Palghar, Dhule, Nandurbar, Jalgaon, Nashik, Ahmednagar, Kolhapur, Sangli, Solapur, Aurangabad, Jalna, Parbhani, Beed, Hingoli, Nanded, Latur, Osmanabad, Akola, Amravati, Bhandra, Buldhana, Chandrapur, Gadchiroli, Gondia, Nagpur, Wardha, Washim and Yavatmal.

Alert in Pune too
On the other hand, amid heavy rains in parts of Pune district, the local administration declared a holiday for students of all schools and junior colleges (up to class 12) on Tuesday. The administration has issued a statement in this regard stating that, however, all principals, teachers and non-teaching staff have to come on duty and carry out disaster management work.

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