Monsoon LIVE Updates | Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde chairs meet with officials

Updated on Jul 06, 2022 07:17 PM IST

Monsoon weather highlights: The IMD has issued a red alert for four Maharashtra districts Raigad, Ratnagiri, Kolhapur and Satara — forecasting extremely heavy rainfall at isolated places, for the next two days.

Commuters wade through a waterlogged road following monsoon rain, in Mumbai, on July 5, 2022. 
Commuters wade through a waterlogged road following monsoon rain, in Mumbai, on July 5, 2022. (PTI)
By, New Delhi

Heavy rain has hit several parts of the country with Maharashtra being one of the most affected. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a red alert for four Maharashtra districts Raigad, Ratnagiri, Kolhapur and Satara — forecasting extremely heavy rainfall at isolated places, for the next two days.

Chief minister Eknath Shinde said on Tuesday over 3,500 people had been shifted to safer places from flood-prone and vulnerable spots across Maharashtra, adding teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) have been deployed wherever required and more personnel will be sent if needed.

In Odisha, the IMD has predicted heavy rain for the next four days and an orange warning has been issued for four districts in the southern part of the state.

Meanwhile, in Delhi, the weather bureau said the national capital is likely to see light rain today. 

 

Follow all the updates here:

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