Mumbai Weather Update: Warning of heavy rains, school-colleges closed today in Mumbai, Thane and Konkan: Heavy rain warning has been issued in many areas including Mumbai in Maharashtra. Schools and junior colleges in Mumbai, Thane and Konkan region are closed today due to heavy rain warning.
Maharashtra’s Minister of State for School Education Ashish Shelar wrote on Twitter, ‘As a precaution in view of the possibility of heavy rains, all schools and junior colleges in Mumbai, Thane, Konkan region announced a holiday for today ((19 September 2019)) Has been.’
In view of heavy rainfall forecasts. As a precautionary measure, holiday is declared for all schools and junior colleges in Mumbai, Thane, Konkan region for today 19 Sep 2019. District collectors in other parts of Maharashtra to decide, based on local conditions.
In view of heavy rainfall forecasts. As a precautionary measure, holiday is declared for all schools & junior colleges in Mumbai, Thane, Konkan region for today 19 Sep 2019. District collectors in other parts of Maharashtra to decide, based on local conditions. #rain
— ashish shelar (@ShelarAshish) September 18, 2019
He further said that after taking cognizance of the local conditions, district collectors in other parts of Maharashtra will decide whether the schools will remain closed today.
The Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a warning regarding rain in Mumbai. The Met Office has said that the sky will be generally cloudy with the possibility of moderate rain. Heavy rains are expected at isolated places in the city and suburbs.
Warning of heavy rains in many areas of the country
The Meteorological Department (IMD) is expected to receive heavy rainfall at isolated places in central Maharashtra and Konkan and Goa today. The agency has released the possibility of heavy rains in Vidarbha, Gujarat region, Marathawada, coastal Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Rayalaseema throughout the day.
Let me tell you, this year there has been heavy rains from Mumbai during the monsoon, due to this people are facing a lot of problems. Water infiltrated inside the houses in many low-lying areas of Mumbai. Apart from this, waterlogging has also taken place on the roads.
Heavy rains in these areas of Maharashtra
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) is expecting heavy to very heavy rainfall today. Heavy rainfall alert has been issued at different places in central Maharashtra. The weather department Mumbai has recorded a speed of 40 kmph with heavy rain and strong wind in Raigad, Mumbai, Ratnagiri, Satara and Sangli districts during the next few hours. An alert has been issued with thunderstorms.
An official said that the Red Alert by the Meteorological Department indicated to be more than 204 mm in 24 hours starting from Thursday morning. However, Mumbai will receive heavy rain on Friday, but in Raigarh, heavy rain will continue that day.