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IMD issues orange alert for Mumbai and Thane, heavy rain to continue on Wednesday

IMD points orange alert for Mumbai and Thane, heavy rain to proceed on Wednesday | Mumbai Information

New Delhi: The Meteorological Centre for Konkan area sounded an ‘orange alert’ for Mumbai and Thane predicting heavy showers until September 9. 
The three districts – Mumbai, Thane and Palghar, has been receiving average to heavy rains since late Tuesday night, and are anticipated to proceed to obtain heavy showers all by way of Wednesday, the India Meteorological Division (IMD) forcast.
Whereas Mumbai and Thane have been positioned below an orange alert, Palghar is positioned below a purple alert, indicating probabilities of extraordinarily heavy rainfall.
The collectors of the 2 Maharashtra districts appealed folks to not enterprise into rivers, lakes and different water our bodies within the subsequent few days and in addition keep away from travelling, except completely mandatory. Residents have been requested to stay vigilant within the wake of heavy rainfall prediction. The folks have been requested to not cross bridges positioned over flooded rivers. 
Individuals have been requested to maintain a enough inventory of important gadgets at residence and defend electrical meters of their buildings from flood waters. The authorities have additionally requested folks residing close to the banks of rivers to remain alert and shift to safer locations if the water stage rises of their areas.

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