Heavy rains in Mumbai from Monday morning has forced the schools to leave early today. He added that the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is looking into these complaints.
The Prime Minister even assured to provide all kinds of support to the Maharashtra government.
Mumbai: A heavy downpour in Mumbai over the weekend has left the financial capital of India waterlogged.
The heavy rainfall that Mumbai is experiencing can be due to the presence of an off-shore trough which is running along the West Coast, say weathermen at Skymet.
Naik also said says Wadala has received a maximum amount of rainfall at 253 mm.More news: Don't worry, Trump probably won't default on the debt. Right?
Among the worst affected areas included Dadar TT Circle, Sion Gandhi market, Milan Subway in Santacruz, Sakinaka, Bhandup and Wadala.
Police personnel have fanned out on streets and lending a helping hand to the Mumbaikars who are in distress, an official said.
"Typhoon-like weather.Cancelling my flight to Delhi for an Indo Australian meeting.Telling my Aussie friends I'm "Down Under" water in Mumbai", Anand Mahindra, the executive chairman of Mahindra Group tweeted. Some people on Twitter recalled how the 2005 rains that ravaged Mumbai also brought couples together as they sought shelter in homes of strangers!
The Met predicts heavy rain will continue for the next 48 hours with heavy to very heavy rain predicted for at least the next 24 hours in Mumbai and its suburbs.
Lakhs of commuters including students, were stranded in trains, railway stations or at bus stops. "We have issued necessary warnings to the departments concerned, including airports", A K Srivastav, head of climate monitoring and analysis at IMD Pune said. Rail and air services are also hit due to the continuous downpour. Weather department ruled out a situation similar to July 26, 2005 when the city was inundated after being battered by rains and hundreds were killed.