A red alert has been issued by the weather department, following heavy rain in West and Central Maharashtra.
According to the IMD, heavy to extremely heavy rain is predicted in several regions of Maharashtra till 4th and 5th August.
A specific red alert has been issued for Mumbai till Sunday, 4th August.
#MumbaiRains will continue through the day with short breaks in between. Heavy rains will be seen with the possibility of three digit rains today as well. #Mumbai #MumbaiRainsLivehttps://t.co/zIVceRTdkD— SkymetWeather (@SkymetWeather) August 3, 2019
As per IMD, there is a warning of heavy rainfall today along with a high tide of 4.90 meters at 1.44 PM We appeal citizens to avoid venturing near sea or walking in water logged areas. In any emergency call us on 1916 #MumbaiRainsLive #MumbaiRains #MCGMUpdates— माझी Mumbai, आपली BMC (@mybmc) August 3, 2019
KS Hosalikar, Deputy Director General of Meteorology, IMD, Mumbai, said:
"With the development of low pressure area over Bay, this Saturday night and Sunday, Mumbai is very likely to get intense heavy rainfall."
Mumbai police also issued an advisory and warning in this regard.
As per weather forecast, Intense spells of rain likely to continue in the next 4 hrs and heavy to very heavy rainfall in the next 24 hrs.— Mumbai Police (@MumbaiPolice) August 3, 2019
We request Mumbaikars to take adequate precautions & ensure safety. #Dial100 in case of any emergency.
Take care Mumbai
People are tweeting pictures and videos to warn others about the current situation in many areas of Mumbai.
Red alert for Mumbai. Highest tide today at 1:44. Stay safe. The rains are just not relenting.— The Princess (@HimjaParekh) August 3, 2019
Mumbai People— Madhu Chanda (@avc_201) August 3, 2019
Its pouring insistently yet again please allow shelter to animals in your garage,homes,societies,dry areas and try feeding them if nothing atleast marie biscuits they feel the rain and cold as much as we all do. #MumbaiRainlive pic.twitter.com/zaBOHx7IKz
Dahisar river that flows along the boundary of Sanjay Gandhi National Park has started overflowing. Water logging in some areas like Shantivan,Shri krishna nagar #MumbaiRainlive #mumbairains https://t.co/tsWOxExdzI pic.twitter.com/Y8DDyXxvwJ— Ankita Bhatkhande (@lifeofapatrakar) August 3, 2019
In the city that doesn't sleep rains didn't sleep last night. #mumbai on red alert. Stay safe folks.— Shaf (@ShafiqueGajdhar) August 3, 2019
#MumbaiRainLive #MumbaiRains— Geetika Swami (@SwamiGeetika) August 3, 2019
This is Mumbaikars saved a six-month-old during the heavy rains.
Despite the frenzy and heavy chaos, the spirit of Mumbai never dies. Heartwarming!#SaturdayThoughts #SaturdayMotivation pic.twitter.com/srstEp36Sj
As per #IMD,due to UAC (Upper Air Cyclonic) circulation in Arabic Sea, Mumbai will get very heavy rains in next 72 hrs. Till Monday it will be over 400 mm.— Sanjay Nirupam (@sanjaynirupam) August 3, 2019
Dear Mumbaikars, pl be careful in the weekend and if possible try be at home. #MumbaiRains
As per reports, with almost 2 months still left for the monsoon to end, Mumbai has already surpassed the 2,000 mm rainfall mark and has so far covered 91.4 percent of the season’s average rain.
Guys, stay home and stay safe. Also, take care of animals around you and provide them shelter, if possible.