Maharashtra Rain: Fear of floods, stay alert! Chief Minister’s instructions to the District Collector, discussions with the Chief Secretary, next 5 days of torrential rains
CM Ekanth Shinde: The Chief Minister is also keeping a close eye on the situation in Mumbai.
Mumbai: By the weather department (Maharashtra Rain Alert(Next few days of torrential rain)Rain VideoIn view of the warning given, Chief Minister Eknath Shinde said that due to the current heavy rains, there should be no flood situation and loss of life and property.Eknath Shinde) He himself is in touch with the District Collectors of all the districts in Konkan and has instructed the NDRF jawans as well as other squads to be ready. Seeing the possibility of increasing rains and floods, Chief Minister Eknath Shinde held discussions with Chief Secretary Manukumar Srivastava. Also, the concerned Guardian Secretaries have been directed to reach out to those districts and carry out direct monitoring and control.
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Especially in Raigad, Ratnagiri, Thane, Palghar, Sindhudurg and Kolhapur districts, the Chief Minister has directed the citizens to be informed about the rising water and flood situation due to rains and to make arrangements at appropriate places if they have to evacuate from the flood-hit areas.
Seeing the possibility of increasing rains and floods, Chief Minister Eknath Shinde has held discussions with Chief Secretary Manukumar Srivastava and directed the concerned Guardian Secretaries to reach out to those districts and carry out direct monitoring and control.
– CMO Maharashtra (MCMOMaharashtra) July 5, 2022
Mumbai Orange Alert
The Chief Minister is also keeping a close watch on the situation in Mumbai. Due to heavy rains in the district, some rivers have reached warning level and Chief Minister Eknath Shinde has directed to take precaution. The Kundalika river has crossed the warning level and the water levels of Amba, Savitri, Patalganga, Ulhas and Gadhi rivers are slightly below the warning level.
Apart from this, the Chief Minister directed the District Collector and the Water Resources Department to be vigilant and take appropriate precautions as the water of Jagbudi and Kajli rivers is flowing at a warning level. The Chief Minister also directed to keep a close watch on the situation in Chiplun and to warn the citizens by giving them repeated instructions.
The meteorological department has warned of heavy rains for the next 5 days in the state including Konkan. Light and moderate rains are expected in some districts of the state. Some districts in Konkan have been alerted. Orange rain alert has been issued to suburbs including Mumbai. Heavy rains lashed Mumbai suburbs at night and some areas including Bandra are still stagnant. 1 team each deployed in Ratnagiri and Raigad Rains are heavy in Nalasopara and water is stagnant in many parts of Vasai-Virar. Road in Viva College area of Virar is under water. Outside Mumbai’s Borivali railway station, torrential rains have turned the area into a lake and roads have been flooded. It is still raining heavily, so the roads near Palaspe fork are flooded
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