Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Monday directed the state administration to remain alert and be ready to sort out any eventuality within the wake of the forecast of heavy rains in Mumbai and different coastal areas of the state throughout this week. The CM in a press release mentioned sufferers, together with of COVID-19, mustn’t face any hurdle of their remedy.
Individuals residing in low-lying areas, dilapidated buildings and landslide-prone areas ought to be moved to safer locations, he instructed the state administration.
He additionally requested guardian ministers to convene conferences of district catastrophe administration authorities.
“There’s a forecast of heavy rains from June 9 to 12 within the Mumbai Metropolian Area and Konkan area…put together your self to face any eventuality,” he mentioned.
Thackeray directed the administration on the state and district ranges to work in co-ordination and guarantee folks don’t face any hardships.
The Regional Meteorological Centre (RMC) at Mumbai in a tweet mentioned, “Extreme climate warnings over the area throughout subsequent 5 days. Enhance in rainfall exercise anticipated over Konkan and adjoining ghat areas of Madhya Maharashtra from 10th June.”
In one other tweet, the RMC mentioned thunderstorm accompanied with lightning, gusty winds and average to intense spells of rain very seemingly over Thane, Raigad, Palghar, Ahmednagar, Pune, Beed, Jalna,Parbhani, Hingoli, Nanded, Aurangabad and Latur throughout subsequent three-four hours.
The IMD’s head SID, Local weather Analysis & Providers at Pune, Okay S Hosalikar in a tweet mentioned, “Pl see the extreme climate warnings given by IMD immediately for coming 5 days. From 10th June onward enhancement in rainfall is seen over Konkan, with risk of heavy to very heavy at remoted locations. Development is prone to proceed. pl watch IMD updates.”