Rains in Mumbai Today, Mumbai Weather Forecast Highlights: Three people including two BMC officials have lost their lives in different rain-related incidents in Mumbai. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued an ‘orange alert’ for the city today as water was receding in many parts. As a precautionary measure, the BMC has ordered closure of schools and colleges. The weather department has predicted intense rain in Mumbai and the surrounding areas in the next 24 hours.Yesterday, waterlogging occurred in the areas near King Circle railway station, Sion and Gandhi market. The IMD said that out of the 150 weather stations in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR), around 100 recorded over 200 mm rainfall in last 24 hours. The neighbouring Raigad district recorded almost 300 mm rainfall in last 24 hours.
Meanwhile, the opposition parties have launched a scathing attack on the state government, saying its disaster management has completely failed. Congress leader Vijay Wadettiwar, who is Leader of the Opposition in the state Assembly, said people should take care of themselves in such a crisis situation and not rely on the government and the BMC for help.