Mumbai is under high alert as it is expected to receive heavy rain storms in the next 3 days, as announced by the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD). There might be limited or delayed response from our Mumbai office in such a scenario. Please can we ask for you to kindly bear with us till we get over this edition of nature’s fury.
A high tide of about 4.69 meters is expected to flush gallons of water in Mumbai, increasing the waterlogging problem caused by heavy rainfall in the financial capital. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has also predicted a low tide of about 1.58 meter at 6:34 in the evening today.
Mumbai recorded its second-highest July rain over a 24-hour period on Tuesday in 44 years after the July 26, 2005, floods that killed more than 1,000 people. It was the highest with 944mm in 24-hours after the torrential downpour, especially in the suburbs, between Monday night and Tuesday morning. However, the quantum of rain was the highest 24-hour July rain in 10 years.
The current situation in Mumbai is getting worse as there is huge rainfall in the city, which has caused floods & paralysed the city. The present condition is severe than Mumbai floods 2005.
Many road routes have been diverted & Mumbai airport is also closed till Thursday, as an aeroplane of SpiceJet partially stuck on the runway.
Anglia Forwarding and our partner in India will be doing all we can to resume services as soon as possible.