Rain in Mumbai is no less than a horror for the residents. After a short break, rain is back in the city and as always it has brought life to a standstill.
According to a report by India Today, Mumbai saw heavy rainfall today morning. Hours of incessant rainfall led to water-logging and heavy traffic in several areas.
Dear Mumbaikars,— Mumbai Police (@MumbaiPolice) September 3, 2019
The IMD authorities have indicated high rainfall weather for Mumbai and other adjoining districts for the next 2 days.
Please take adequate precautions and ensure safety.#Dial100 in case of an emergency.
Take care Mumbai.
Heavy rainfall warning in the city by IMD. We request Mumbaikars to avoid venturing near the sea or walking in water logged areas. For any assistance do call 1916. Take care Mumbai. #weatherupdate #MCGMUpdate #MumbaiRain #MumbaiRainsLiveUpdates— माझी Mumbai, आपली BMC (@mybmc) September 4, 2019
After warning Mumbaikars of a forecast of heavy rain spanning across the next 2 days, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an orange alert.
Heavy rainfall has caused disruption in the lives of people and reports suggest that schools will remain shut today.
In wake of IMD’s warning of heavy rainfall for the rest of the day too, the schools shall remain closed today. The Principals of the schools where students are already in, are requested to take all precautions and ensure that the children are sent back home carefully and safely.— माझी Mumbai, आपली BMC (@mybmc) September 4, 2019
Soon after, #MumbaiRains started trending on Twitter.
If this rain goes for a week like this we can immerse Ganpati on roads. #MumbaiRains— keshsinha_ (@meme_pirate99) September 3, 2019
Dear Mumbaikars,— Waris Pathan (@warispathan) September 4, 2019
It’s pouring heavily, step out with proper precaution and only if needed.
Keep yourself safe and sound#MumbaiRains
It is a festive season in Mumbai and a forecast of heavy to very heavy rainfall has been issued for 6th September, one of the days for Ganesh Visarjan.
People are advised to keep themselves updated about the schedule of trains and flights and head out only if necessary.