Mumbai has experienced waterlogging after heavy rainfall in several parts of the city. King Circle railway station and Gandhi market have reportedly suffered extreme water-logging as a consequence of continuous rain. IMD authorities had earlier stipulated high rainfall for Mumbai the next couple of days. BMC has asked schools remain shut on Wednesday and authorities have been asked to take the necessary precautions to send school children back home safely.
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
Mumbai police had earlier warned the citizens of heavy rainfall in the city. Mumbaikars have been asked to dial 100 in case of an emergency. Incessant rains have flooded many areas where necessary measures are to be taken in case of an unexpected scenario.
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.
The IMD has predicted a maximum temperature of 29 degrees Celcius and minimum temperatures of 24 degrees Celcius. IMD has predicted heavy rainfalls in the city and suburbs. IMD has also envisaged intermittent rain in the city.
Weather Forecast by I.M.D @ 08:00 INTERMITTENT RAIN / SHOWERS WITH VERY HEAVY FALLS AT ISOLATED PLACES IS LIKELY TO OCCUR IN CITY AND SUBURBS. #Monsoon2019 #MCGMUpdates #MumbaiRains #SafeMonsoon pic.twitter.com/TlYuAaLJoZ— माझी Mumbai, आपली BMC (@mybmc) September 4, 2019
Mumbai woke up to water-logged streets and submerged railway tracks on the morning of September 4. IMD has issued an orange alert for Mumbai and some parts of Maharashtra. Traffic has been diverted as a consequence of water-logged streets. The train routes have also slowed, with the trains operating on a delay.
Due to waterlogging at Gandhi Market (Kings Circle) and Sion Road No 24 , buses were diverted in early morning hours ,#mumbairains slowed down, water level receded and the traffic movement was restored . #BESTupdates At present no diversion #mumbaitraffic pic.twitter.com/xnBt3hfkRM— BEST Bus Transport (@myBESTBus) September 4, 2019
#MumbaiRainsLive, WR suburban services are running without any disruption between Churchgate & Vasai Road. However, due to track failure at Virar the trains are running with less frequency between Vasai Road & Virar. #WRUpdates #MumbaiRain @drmbct— Western Railway (@WesternRly) September 4, 2019