BMC tightens gear to deal with water logging, 5-5 teams of NDRF and Navy deployed in Mumbai -aabtak24


Mumbai Flood Prepration: It has been raining intermittently in Maharashtra for the past several days. It is feared that due to the rains, there may not be any kind of water logging in the city. To tackle this menace in the city, the BMC is gearing up and is making all preparations to ensure that there is no water-logging in the country’s financial capital. 

BMC Disaster Management Control Room has formed a team to deal with any emergency due to rain, and they have deployed 5-5 teams of NDRF and Navy in the city. The city is being monitored 24 hours from the control room. A team of 15 people in BMC is stationed in the control room of BMC headquarters for 24 hours and the anti-flooding staff has also been kept on air ready. 

Meteorological Department has issued an alert for Mumbai
According to the Meteorological Department, bad weather conditions will continue in Mumbai and surrounding areas for the next few days. Orange alert has been issued in ten districts of the state to deal with this situation. The Meteorological Department has issued Orange Alert for Palghar, Thane, Raigad, Ratnagiri, Pune, Satara, Bhandara, Chandrapur, Gadchiroli and Gondia for 20 July. has been issued. While other districts including Mumbai have issued a ‘yellow’ alert for Thursday.

Due to heavy rains the previous day, local train services were disrupted on some routes in Mumbai and its neighboring areas on Wednesday and over 100 suburban trains were canceled during the day. Delays of express trains were announced on both the Central and Western lines and some long distance trains were also diverted.

Due to heavy rains, children have been given leave in schools today in Thane, Palghar, Raigad and Mumbai. At present, Mumbai’s train services are running normally. It has been raining lightly in Mumbai since morning.


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