PM expresses concern over Mumbai rains, speaks to CM
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to take stock of the situation in Mumbai and report all developments to the Prime Minister's Office.
Expressing concern over the rain situation in Mumbai, PM Modi urged the people of the state to 'stay safe' and take all essential precautions.
The Prime Minister also took to twitter after speaking to the Maharashtra CM.
"The centre assures all possible support to the Maharashtra Government in mitigating the situation due to heavy rains in parts of the state," Modi said in a series of tweets.
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh also talked to Fadnavis and took stock of the situation.
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said that the city had recorded 102 mm and the suburbs notched a staggering 316 mm rainfall on Tuesday last from 0830 hours to 2030 hours.
The IMD had forecasted a heavy to very heavy rains for Mumbai and entire Konkan region during the next 24 hours owing to a low pressure area over south Gujarat-Madhya Pradesh, which was expected to be upgraded to a deep depression.