Mumbai rains: City on high alert as heavy downpour expected

Updated: Jun 11, 2018, 08:33 IST

According to the Indian Meteorological Department, Maharashtra is going to witness heavy to very heavy rains from June 7-11. Monsoon is strengthening at places like Mumbai, Dahanu, Thane, Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg. This might lead to flooding in many areas, affecting flight operations and disrupting local train operations too. Keeping the previous monsoons in mind, the Mumbai civic body is preparing itself to prevent and tackle monsoon-related disasters. As Mumbai is on high alert, people are advised to abstain from outdoor activities as much as possible