The Western Naval Command today said it has made game plans to give shelter to Mumbaikars who were left stranded after heavy rains lashed the city.

Naval helicopters have been continued standby to meet any outcome after heavy rains battered Mumbai and its bordering regions.

Mumbai saw heavy rains on Tuesday which expedited people to almost helpless to each other. The city got exuberant rains the whole day and the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has cautioned of heavy showers on Wednesday too. The city gagged an astounding 298 mm of rainfall, the most elevated in a day in August since 1997.

One shelter is located at the Sailors’ Institute “Sagar” at Cooperage which is near Churchgate station and in addition Colaba and Nariman Point ranges. The other three shelters are located at the naval base INS Trata at Worli, the naval base INS Hamla at Marve close to Malad and the Material Organization grounds at Ghatkopar.

Contact numbers for the shelters are Sagar, Cooperage – 22848518, INS Trata, Worli – 24933795, 24920492, INS Hamla, Marve – 29992600, 29992700 and Material Organization Ghatkopar – 8422806253, 25043606.

 

These shelters will work to give a place of rain affected people and essential food, water and first aid for Mumbaikars till the circumstance enhances and waters retreat.

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Tuesday scratched off the leaves of every one of its employees and requesting that they join their duty in the wake of exuberant rains in the city. As per BMC Control Room, 200 trees/branches fell and 70 short circuits were accounted for till Tuesday evening.

 


The rains have come when the city is celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi. Ganesh pandals have approached to assist people stranded in the rains. What’s more, Gurudwaras have additionally approached to serve langar (food) to destitute people.