300 mm rain in 6 hours in Mumbai, schools and colleges closed

Heavy rains

New Delhi:Heavy rains continue in the country. The Meteorological Department has issued a heavy rain alert in 11 states today. More than 300 mm of rain was recorded in Mumbai in six hours from 1 am to 7 am today. Due to this, some low-lying areas were waterlogged. Local trains are running late by several hours due to waterlogging on the railway track

At the same time, holiday has been declared in all BMC, government and private schools and colleges in Mumbai. NDRF team has reached many districts to deal with the floods in Maharashtra. Many tourists are also stranded in Raigad Fort due to heavy rains

On the other hand, due to heavy rains in Uttarakhand for the last 4 days, more than 115 roads including Kedarnath, Badrinath Highway were closed. Many roads were closed due to landslides and some due to being washed away. After this, the Char Dham Yatra was stopped. Due to this, 6 thousand devotees are stranded at various places. Many rivers including Ganga, Alaknanda, Bhagirathi are flowing close to the danger mark.

According to the Meteorological Department, Uttarakhand has received 276.8 mm of rain since June 1. Whereas the normal quota is 259 mm. An average rainfall of 1162.2 mm in Uttarakhand during the entire monsoon season is considered a normal monsoon.

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