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Mumbai News Live Updates: IMD issues red alert in the city; Mumbai beaches to remain open from 6am till 10 am only as heavy rains lash city – The Indian Express

Maharashtra News Today Live: Visuals of high tide at Marine drive. (Express photo by Narendra Vaskar)

Mumbai, Maharashtra News Today Live Updates, July 08, 2022: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday issued a red alert in Mumbai. IMD had also issued a red alert in parts of Maharashtra on Thursday, including Raigad, Ratnagiri, Pune and Kolhapur.

In order to avert accidents due to heavy rainfall, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has decided to keep the beaches in Mumbai open from 6 am till 10 am only, news agency ANI reported on Thursday. Meanwhile, heavy overnight rains caused flooding at various places in Maharashtra’s Thane district and also led to water-logging around Chief Minister Eknath Shinde’s residence in the city on Thursday morning, officials said. Local firemen got a call around 6.15 am on Thursday about inundation near the CM’s residence in Louiswadi area of the city following heavy showers throughout the night, Thane Municipal Corporation’s regional disaster management cell chief Avinash Sawant said. Civic personnel rushed to the spot and cleared the locality of the flood waters, he said.

No injuries have been reported so far following a level 2 fire at a mall in Powai’s Hiranandani Gardens. 12 fire tenders were rushed to the spot to douse the blaze.

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