With the onset of Monsoons in Maharashtra, Mumbai witnessed heavy showers on Thursday (June 10) and it is still continuing to rain in the Maximum City. Streets are waterlogged disrupting traffic in many parts of the city. Waterlogging has been reported in several parts of the city including Mahim and Andheri East.
Meanwhile, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an Orange Alert warning for Pune, Satara and Kolhapur districts in western Maharashtra on Saturday and Sunday, and for Bhandara, Gondia and Gadchiroli districts in the Vidharbha region on Sunday.
Meanwhile, Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday (June 9) said that both Mumbai and the Indian Railways need to be fully prepared for the monsoons. He reviewed the preparations and road map of Mumbai Suburban Railways for all contingency solutions in the rainy season, a statement from the ministry said.