Mumbai Batters Heavy Rains, Orange Alert Issued

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an ‘orange’ alert for Mumbai, anticipating heavy to very heavy rains over the next 24 hours. This downpour is expected to continue until July 12, according to the IMD. The city has been experiencing intense rainfall, leading to significant disruptions in local train services and flight operations. The IMD’s ‘orange’ alert signifies a high likelihood of heavy to very heavy rainfall, prompting authorities and residents to remain vigilant and take necessary precautions. Mumbai has been grappling with the monsoon season, and this recent downpour has highlighted the city’s vulnerability to extreme weather events. The impact of the heavy rain on transportation and daily life underscores the need for robust infrastructure and effective disaster management strategies in urban centers.

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