Mumbai rains live updates: Heavy rainfall over next 24 hours

Flood Rescue Teams of Mumbai Fire Brigade will be posted at the Regional Command Centres and emergency support functions
Flood Rescue Teams of Mumbai Fire Brigade will be posted at the Regional Command Centres and emergency support functions

Mumbai : Recent news coming from disaster management authorities mentions that roads of Dadar, Parel, Cuff Parade, Bandra, Borivali and Andheri are water-lodged and there are possibilities of heavy rainfall over the next 24 hours, NDTV has reported.

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast "heavy to very heavy" rains in the state of Maharashtra, especially in the coastal Konkan region, from June 7 to June 11.

As per the forecast, there is a possibility of "very heavy" rainfall in Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg districts on June 6 and June 7.

Also, there is a possibility of very heavy rainfall in Thane, Raigad and Palghar districts on June 9, while there is a similar forecast for the six districts of Konkan region including Mumbai and surrounding areas on June 10 and 11.

The Centre on Wednesday warned the states of Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Goa and Gujarat on India's western coast that heavy rainfall this week may lead to "flash floods" and swelling of rivers originating in the Western Ghats, PTI has reported.

There is a possibility of rising in water levels in river basins between Tapi and Tadri, Godavari and its tributaries near the west coast, Krishna and its tributaries near the west coast, Cauvery and its tributaries near the west coast and in rivers between Tadri and Kanyakumari, it said.

Despite heavy rain, Western Railway's suburban services are running normal, says Western Railway. Jet Airways London-Mumbai flight diverted to Ahmedabad due to heavy rain in Mumbai

Navy personnel will be deployed in Colaba, Worli, Ghatkopar, Trombay, Malad for flood rescue if required, the BMC release said

In addition to this, six Flood Rescue Teams of Mumbai Fire Brigade will be posted at the Regional Command Centres and emergency support functions like BEST (bus transport system), police, traffic police and education officers have been alerted, PTI has reported.