Rains Resume After Ten-Day Lull, Meteorological Department Forecasts Week-Long Deluge
Flood Threat in Konkan Districts as Rivers Surge Beyond Danger Mark
After a brief respite, the monsoon showers have made a vigorous comeback in Mumbai and the surrounding regions, prompting the Meteorological Department to issue a week-long forecast for continuous rainfall in the state. Over the last two days, Maharashtra has witnessed torrential downpours, posing a significant flood risk to numerous districts in Konkan. Many rivers and streams have surpassed their danger levels, exacerbating the situation. In addition, major cities have been alerted by the Meteorological Department to brace for heavy rainfall in the coming hours.
Heavy Rainfall Predicted for Multiple Regions of Maharashtra
Konkan Region to Face Intense Showers; Raigad, Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, and North Vidarbha on High Alert
The Meteorological Department has cautioned that heavy rains are expected to batter various parts of the Konkan region. Specifically, districts such as Raigad, Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, and North Vidarbha are anticipated to experience a deluge within the next 3-4 hours. As a precautionary measure, residents in these areas are advised to stay vigilant and take necessary steps to ensure their safety.
West Marathwada and Madhya Maharashtra Brace for Heavy Downpours
Apart from the Konkan region, the meteorological experts have predicted heavy rain showers in certain areas of West Marathwada, particularly those near the Ghats, as well as in parts of Madhya Maharashtra. The residents in these regions are urged to exercise caution and follow the instructions provided by the authorities.
Mumbai and Pune on High Alert for Impending Heavy Rainfall
The bustling cities of Mumbai and Pune have also been put on high alert as the Meteorological Department forecasts heavy rain showers in the upcoming hours. To ensure the safety of citizens, the department has issued instructions advising residents to refrain from venturing outside unless necessary, considering the anticipated rainfall.
As the monsoon gains momentum, the Meteorological Department has advised all citizens to stay updated with the weather reports and heed the warnings and instructions issued by local authorities. With the increased risk of flooding in various districts, it is crucial for everyone to prioritize their safety and take necessary precautions during this period of relentless rainfall.