The India Meteorological Department predicted that Mumbai and its suburban areas will receive heavy to extremely heavy rain over a span of 24 hours starting from Monday morning. The IMD has issued a red alert in Mumbai, Maharashtra for 24 hours.
Heavy overnight rainfall led to waterlogging in several areas and streets of Mumbai. Water supply were also suspended in most parts of the city on Sunday because the water treatment plant in the city’s Bhandup area was submerged.
Earlier on Sunday, 33 people died in separate incidents as the heavy rain hits Mumbai and the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) suspended road, rail and air traffic for several hours.
19 people were killed and five injured in a wall collapse in Chembur, while ten deaths took place in Vikhroli. And, others were died in a wall collapse in Bhandup, while one was electrocuted in Andheri West.
Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Uddhav Thackeray prepared by various government agencies to tackle any kind of emergency as the IMD forecasted a severe wet spell for the next couple of days.