In Mumbai Schools  will remain close on Wednesday(Today) due to heavy rainfall which trapped the city last night, causing massive water-logging in several areas.

“Warning by IMD’s of heavy rainfall for the rest of the day, the schools shall remain closed today”.

The corporation has appealed the school principals to ensure student’s safety if they reached school today morning. Meanwhile, areas like Sion, Parel, Dadar and Byculla received heavy rain in the few hours today. Constant  rain in the adjoining districts of Mumbai led to water-logging, causing trouble to the commuters.

Water-logging also occurred in the areas near King Circle railway station and Gandhi Market. Several routes of BEST buses have been diverted in some areas. The Sion road number 24 route bus has been diverted via Sion road number 3. The Samaj Mandir Hall-Pratiksha Nagar route has been has been diverted via Sion road number 3.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an ‘orange alert’ for Mumbai and Thane for the day. The IMD authorities have also predicted heavy rainfall for Mumbai and other adjoining districts for the next 2 days.

“Please take needed precautions and ensure safety. Dial 100 in case of an emergency,” tweeted Mumbai Police addressing to Mumbaikars.

The weather department said that the maximum and minimum temperatures will remain around 29 degree Celsius and 24 degree Celsius.


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