Modi speaks to Fadnavis on Mumbai situation

Normal life has been paralysed in Mumbai and adjoining areas since Monday night, with road, rail and air services being badly affected due to heavy showers.

By Author  |  Published: 29th Aug 2017  8:23 pmUpdated: 29th Aug 2017  8:29 pm
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday spoke to Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on the situation arising due to incessant rains in Mumbai and adjoining areas and promised all possible support from the Centre.

Normal life has been paralysed in Mumbai and adjoining areas since Monday night, with road, rail and air services being badly affected due to heavy showers.

“Spoke to Maharashtra CM @Dev_Fadnavis on the situation arising due to incessant rain in Mumbai & surrounding areas,” Modi tweeted.

“Centre assures all possible support to the government of Maharashtra in mitigating the situation due to heavy rains in parts of the state,” he added.

The prime minister urged the people of Mumbai and surrounding areas to stay safe and take all essential precautions in the wake of the heavy rains.

Indian Metereological Department (IMD) has predicted more rainfall.