Mumbaikars are advised to stay at home now as the monsoon in Mumbai has gone berserk. Rainfall today is at least 4 times more than usual monsoon season. Mumbai Police is continuously issuing warning to be safe and emergency numbers are given.
If D water on D roads is heading up to the level of your tyres, please abandon the car. Being on your 2 feet may be uncomfortable but safer
— Mumbai Police (@MumbaiPolice) August 29, 2017
Celebrities are tweeting and asking people to stay safe and dry as no one is bigger than the force of nature. Areas like Bandra, Khar, Marine lines, Versova are tend to get the worst kind of flood on the roads.
"We were pulled out of our car just in time by generous strangers." ( Khar West , Mumbai. 4:30 pm ) pic.twitter.com/XfxOiE4uXn
— Mahesh Bhatt (@MaheshNBhatt) August 29, 2017
If someone is stuck in any sort of emergency than they should immediately call the helpline numbers and someone will respond to them. People are advised to give shelters to people who are in need, constant help and support is needed.
BMC helpline 1916. Police Helpline 100..Home is the safest.. for most. Find shelter and give shelter. Be safe Mumbai #mumbairains
— PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) August 29, 2017
Police has asked people to chose their route of home wisely and don’t get anywhere near the sea as water-logging is tremendous and high tide could hit the shore any minute now. Bandra-Worli sea link is closed as the water-logging increased at the Worli end of bridge. Hindmata flyover in Dadar is also blocked for hours now and it is advisable to leave the vehicles and start walking. According to the sources High tide will come at around 05:45 pm and water will recede by 06:30 pm. IMD chief has asked not to draw parallels with 26 July as the rainfall was recorded at 94 cm than. Maximum rainfall record as of now is about 25 cm and it is likely to go up for the next 48 hours.