Chief Minister Eknath Shinde asked the officials to stay alert and asked them to monitor the situation.
Mumbai: In the last 24 hours, Mumbai recorded massive rains leading to waterlogging in several parts of the city. While the Colaba observatory recorded 117 mm rain, the Santacruz observatory saw 124 mm rain.
Chief Minister Eknath Shinde asked the officials to stay alert and asked them to monitor the situation. The Mumbai Fire Brigade said a landslide incident had been reported in Ghatkopar, Panchsheel Nagar in Mumbai amidst the heavy rains. Fire vehicles are reaching on the spot. No casualties have been reported so far.
The district administration of Thane, Palghar, Raigad, Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg and Kolhapur have been put on alert. National Disaster Relief Force teams have been deployed too, said the CMO.
The rains have also affected the local train services in Mumbai. Local train services on the Central Railway mainline between Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus(CSMT)- Kalyan/Karjat/Kasara and between CSMT and Panvel are operating with delays of 15 minutes owing to heavy rainfall, the Central Railways said.
The CM has also asked the state administration to monitor the situation in Mumbai which is witnessing heavy rainfall since Monday evening.
The IMD also predicted intermittent intense spells in the first half of Tuesday over Mumbai, Thane, and parts of Raigad and Palghar.
The Kundalika river in Raigad district is flowing above the danger mark while the other rivers in the Konkan region are flowing close to the danger level. This includes Ulhas river in Thane district.