Continues shower from last night, wreaked havoc in the financial capital
IMD has issued a red alert for the Mumbai Metropolitan Region for today
Incessant downpour on Wednesday toppled the signage on top of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) in Mumbai, Ashish Chauhan, managing director and chief executive officer, BSE said Mumbai today update.
In a tweet, Mumbai today update Chauhan said, “The signage on top of the BSE building toppled due to very heavy wind and incessant rain today.” The BSE authorities have urged the fire brigade to remove the sign. “We are seeking the help of fire brigade to ensure that the signage doesn’t fall to the ground and injure any one or create property damage for any one. Please bear with us,” BSE CEO said Mumbai today update.
In view of the heavy downpour in Mumbai for second consecutive day, CM Uddhav Thackeray has asked BMC to stay on high alert and urged the people to stay at home. He also reviewed the situation with district collectors of Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, Palghar, Kolhapur, Thane and Raigad districts as they have been experiencing heavy rainfall.
Intense to very intense spell of rainfall likely to continue over Mumbai during next three hours, IMD said. Strong winds with speed reaching 70 Kmph along the coast are prevailing and likely to continue during next 3-4 hours, the weather agency added. This comes even as many parts of south Mumbai like Girgaum Chowpatty, Madanpura, Byculla, Hindmata, and Worli have reported waterlogging due to continued rain Mumbai today update
Due to very heavy rain and tree branches approaching near track at Churchgate, Mumbai Central and in between Marine Lines and Charni Road, the special suburban trains have been suspended temporarily between Mumbai Central, and Churchgate, Western Railway update said. Trains are being reversed from Mumbai Central Dadar, Bandra and Andheri.
Meanwhile, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a red alert for Mumbai for Wednesday. The weather agency also issued red alert for Thane, Palghar, Raigad, Pune, Ahmednagar and Nashik districts for Wednesday and Thursday