Mumbai: Monsoon is in its last phase in the country. It has been raining in Mumbai since Tuesday night. Due to which the problem of waterlogging has occurred in many areas. These days Ganpati Festival is celebrated in Mumbai. Many pandals have been filled with water, causing inconvenience to devotees. The Colaba Meteorological Department has recorded 80 mm of rainfall. The Meteorological Department has issued an orange alert for heavy rains till September 6.
Due to rain, the waterlogging problem has arisen in Sian, Parel, Dadar and Byculla areas of Mumbai. It has been raining heavily from the last two days. The roads are flooded with 2 inches of water due to heavy rains. Due to which vehicles are stuck on the road. Vehicles are being evacuated with the help of police. BMC has appealed to the people to refrain from visiting the beaches.
BMC has issued a helpline number for emergencies. The All India Weather Bulletin issued by the Meteorological Department has predicted heavy rains in Gujarat, coastal Karnataka, Konkan, Goa, Andaman and Nicobar, Telangana, southern Karnataka and some areas of Kerala. In the Bay of South Bengal, winds will be in the range of 40 to 50 km per hour. With this, fishermen from the Odisha-West Bengal coasts, North Andaman Sea areas have been advised not to venture into the sea for the next few days. Due to heavy rains, this year Mumbai and its surrounding areas were hit by severe floods.