Mumbai : The city has been receiving heavy rainfall since Friday which has caused water-logging in several parts of the city and suburbs. The weather department has also issued an orange alert signalling the authorities to be alert and ready to take necessary action.
The IMD has predicted heavy rainfall at few places and very heavy to extremely heavy falls at isolated areas over East Rajasthan Friday. Heavy to very heavy rainfall with extremely heavy falls is also expected at isolated places over Konkan, Goa, Uttarakhand, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Gangetic West Bengal, Madhya Maharashtra, Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Assam, Meghalaya, Gujarat region and Jharkhand. Fishermen are advised not to venture into these areas.
Seventeen flights were diverted and many delayed by up to an hour in Mumbai on Friday evening due to heavy rain and low visibility.