Mumbai Rains, Weather Forecast Today Highlights: Several passengers were stranded at Mumbai’s Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Sunday night after 12 trains were cancelled, and many others were shortly-terminated, diverted, or rescheduled, following heavy rains in the city. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) distributed refreshment packages to the stranded passengers.
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Schools and colleges will be shut Monday in Mumbai, suburbs, Thane, Palghar, and Raigad district, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis ordered. He also asked the people to stay indoors and avoid coming out of their homes in the rain.
Meanwhile, NDRF teams assisting in Gujarat rains were airlifted to assist in the Mumbai rains. At least 400 people from a residential area near the Mithi river in Mumbai were shifted on Sunday after its water level crossed the danger mark following heavy rains in the city, an official said.
Five persons drowned in three separate incidents at Navi Mumbai, Palghar and Thane as since Friday. While five bodies have been recovered, another person feared dead in Navi Mumbai is yet to be traced.