Weather Forecast: IMD issues Yellow Alert for Rain in Mumbai and Thane, Orange Alert for next 5 days in Konkan. Mumbai News – Times of India

Mumbai: The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has deployed two teams in the coastal areas. Konkan In view of an orange alert issued by the IMD for the next five days in Maharashtra and last year’s heavy floods in two districts of the region, an official said on Monday.
One team of NDRF is stationed at Chiplun in Ratnagiri district and another team is stationed at Mahad in Raigad district.
An orange alert has been issued for Raigad, Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg districts, predicting heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places from June 4 to June 8.

A yellow alert has been issued for Mumbai and Thane districts, predicting heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places and at isolated places.
Yellow alert has also been issued for Palghar district for the next two days followed by an orange alert for three days.
Of the eight NDRF teams in Maharashtra, one each is stationed in Nagpur, Chiplun and Malad, while the remaining five teams are in Mumbai.
The official said that these teams have been deployed at the above mentioned places in consultation with the local administration.


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The cities of Chiplun and Mahad were hit by massive floods last year, prompting the authorities to launch massive rescue operations. Incidents of landslides have also been reported.
Meanwhile, heavy rains returned to Mumbai on Monday after a break of a few days.
According to civic officials, the island city recorded 21 mm of rain from 8 am to 6 pm, while the eastern and western suburbs received 17 mm and 25 mm of rain, respectively.