IMD predicts heavy rainfall; issues red alert

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Mumbai: In the next 24 hours, The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted ‘heavy to very heavy’ rainfall in several parts of Maharashtra.

According to IMD, Mumbai and south Konkan area are likely to face ‘extremely heavy to very heavy’ rainfall on Wednesday. Similarly, Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg may witness ‘heavy to very heavy’ rainfall till Friday.

As a precautionary measure, Met department has issued a red alert and warned fishermen not to venture into the Arabian Sea.

In past Mumbai had faced the brunt of heavy rainfall. Recently, rainfall had killed at least 40 people in Maharashtra, including Mumbai.

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