The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a yellow alert, predicting heavy rains at a few places in the city on July 1 and 2. Earlier, the weather department had issued an orange alert warning of heavy to very heavy showers on Thursday at isolated places in the city and neighbouring districts for the next 24 hours.
The IMD Mumbai has forecast moderate to heavy rains with the possibility of “occasional intense spells” at isolated places in the city for 24 hours from Friday morning. The high tide warning has also been issued. People have been advised to stay away from the sea shores. Waves of 4.5 meters high can rise in the Arabian Sea. BMC said, “Moderate to heavy rain in the city and suburbs. Possibility of very heavy to extremely heavy rainfall at isolated places expected in Mumbai today.”