Mumbai rains, weather forecast highlights: IMD predicts heavy rain till August 8

Mumbai Rains highlights, Mumbai Weather Forecast: As rains wreaked havoc for a third consecutive day, schools and colleges are closed in Mumbai, Pune, Nashik and other parts of Maharashtra. The IMD has predicted heavy to very heavy rains in Mumbai and suburbs and extremely heavy rain at isolated places in the next 24 hours. The Maharashtra government has sought six more teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) to tackle any eventuality. Rains also lashed Nashik, Pune, Raigad and Ratnagiri districts, where water-logging was witnessed in various localities and rivers in full spate. Meanwhile, authorities have declared holiday for schools in Thane, Pune, Nashik and Raigad districts on Monday in view of the prediction of heavy rains. Thane and Palghar districts and Navi Mumbai town have been witnessing incessant rains since the last two days and a number of incidents of tree fall were reported from these localities. Meanwhile, heavy rains and release of water from Gangapur dam into the Godavari river caused a flood-like situation in some areas of Nashik. The administration has declared a holiday for schools and colleges in the district on Monday. More than 20,000 cusecs (cubic foot per second) of water was released from the Gangapur dam on Sunday morning, which led to the Godavari river flowing above the danger mark.”,”headline”: “Mumbai rains, weather forecast highlights: IMD predicts heavy rain till August8