Come hell or high water, Mumbai will be prepared. As monsoon clouds gather over the city, the Mumbai Fire Brigade conducted a mock drill to demonstrate flood rescue methods to over 60 officials from the beach safety, flood rescue, lifeguard, police departments, as well as the National Disaster Response Force.

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The drill took place behind Mafatlal club at Girgaum Chowpatty at 5 pm yesterday. While rescue teams are ready for untoward incidents, the city’s fire chief PS Rahangdale cautioned people to stay away from the seaside during high alerts.