IMD

Cyclone Bulbul destroyed the area on Bakkhali, coastal belt in south 24 Parganas, on Saturday. As of now 1 dead and 2 missings.

Continuous liaison is being maintained with stakeholders for responding to any incident especially in West Bengal. Fisheries department of the state has confirmed the return of all registered fishing boats.

"All education institutes will remain closed in the Ramanathapuram district following heavy rains lashing across the district," said Veeraragavarav, District Collector, Ramanathapuram.

Vidarbha, Buldana, and Gadchiroli are expected to have light showers of rainfall during the next 48 hours

The weather forecast agency further predicted that Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura are also likely to witness heavy downpour throughout the day.

As per the weather experts, Mumbai is receiving these heavy rains due to a Cyclonic Circulation over Madhya Maharashtra which is 5 km to 9 km above sea level.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted "heavy to very heavy" rainfall with extremely heavy falls at isolated places over central Maharashtra.

The majorly affected areas lie between Kurla and Sion in North-Central and Central Mumbai. The Sion railway station was completely waterlogged by today afternoon.

The IMD authorities have also predicted heavy rainfall for Mumbai and other adjoining districts for the next 2 days.

A statement from the Chief Minister Office (CMO) had said: "Statewide 28 people have lost their lives and other 27 have sustained injuries following the heavy rains causing a flood-like situation in the state. So far seven persons went missing."