Mumbai Police Advices Devotees to Be Cautious at Immersion Points During Ganpati Visarjan After IMD Predicts Heavy Rain
Mumbai Rains (Photo Credits: PTI)

Mumbai, September 7: Mumbai is set to receive heavy rainfall over the next two days till Monday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said. In the wake of the current weather conditions in the city, the Mumbai Police has advised Mumbaikars to take utmost care while venturing out. In a tweet, the Mumbai Police urged the devotees to ensure precautions at immersing points during the ongoing 10-day Ganesh Chaturthi festival. Mumbai Rains: Heavy Rainfall to Lash City on September 8 and 9, IMD Issues Alert.

For the safety of commuters, the Mumbai Police said people can call on the number 100 for any assistance. "Dear Mumbaikars, Please take care while venturing out today, keeping in mind the current weather conditions. Devotees should exercise extreme caution at immersion points during visarjan. Stay safe and do contact #Dial100 or @MumbaiPolice  in case of emergency", the tweet read. 

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The IMD in its weather bulletin has predicted heavy rainfall for Mumbai and its surrounding areas over the next two days. The metropolis is set to receive 'heavy to very heavy rainfall' on Sunday and Monday. The weather agency has also predicted cloudy weather till Sunday. The city has been reeling under severe downpour since the last two days.

Till Saturday morning, the Colaba observatory recorded a rainfall of 70 mm in the last 24 hours. This is higher compared to the quantum of rains recorded by the Santa Cruz centre. Till Saturday morning, the Colaba observatory recorded a rainfall of 70 mm in the last 24 hours. This is higher compared to the quantum of rains recorded by the Santa Cruz centre.