Mumbai And due to incessant heavy rains in the surrounding areas, Jamjeevan has been disturbed. Due to heavy rains late in the night, the Bhiwandi vegetable market in Thane district was flooded. Due to this, the vegetables have suffered heavy losses. Some people were seen collecting vegetables in the water. In Badlapur, Mumbai, the roads have been flooded due to heavy and incessant rains.
On the other hand, Chiplun town of Ratnagiri district was also flooded. Due to this the market, railway station have all come to a standstill. Markets are completely closed. In Chiplun town, all the roads have been submerged due to the water of the river Vashishti. Not only this, many residential areas have turned into ponds, where only water is visible.
Jagbudi river of Khed tehsil of Chiplun city is also overflowing. At 8 in the morning, the water level of Jagbudi river in Khed tehsil was flowing above the danger mark. In the morning, the water level in the river was 7.75 meters while the danger level was 7 metres. Incessant heavy rains in the Ghat area have flooded the Modak Sagar and Tansa lakes that supply drinking water to Mumbai. Tulsi and Vihar lakes are already full.
Meanwhile, the Meteorological Department has forecast heavy rain to continue over West and Central India for the next three-four days. At the same time, a ‘Red’ alert has been issued expressing the forecast of heavy to very heavy rains in the financial capital of the country. While issuing an orange alert for other districts of this region including Bhandara, Chandrapur, Gadchiroli, Yavatmal in eastern Vidarbha region of Maharashtra, IMD said that heavy to very heavy rains are forecast here.