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Tuesday, Oct 22, 2019

Mumbai schools shut today as rain lashes city, red alert issued

Moderate showers began across south Mumbai from 10.30pm onwards. From 8.30am to 10.30pm, Mumbai suburbs recorded 54mm rain while 2.2mm was recorded in south Mumbai.

mumbai Updated: Sep 19, 2019 01:05 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Moderate showers began across south Mumbai from 10.30pm onwards.
Moderate showers began across south Mumbai from 10.30pm onwards. (HT PHOTOS)
         

On Wednesday night, loud claps of thunder and flashes of lightning with heavy rain was recorded across parts of the Mumbai suburbs, Navi Mumbai, Thane and further north of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region.

State education minister Ashish Shelar tweeted that keeping in view the heavy rainfall forecasts all schools and junior colleges in Thane, Mumbai, and Konkan region on Thursday shall remain closed and he also asked district collectors to closely observe the latest developments.

Moderate showers began across south Mumbai from 10.30pm onwards. From 8.30am to 10.30pm, Mumbai suburbs recorded 54mm rain while 2.2mm was recorded in south Mumbai.

A red alert, warning of extremely heavy rain, has been issued for Mumbai and Raigad for Thursday by the India Meteorological Department.

First Published: Sep 18, 2019 22:53 IST

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