IMD issues red alert for Mumbai, Raigad, Ratnagiri, predicts heavy to very heavy rainfall


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The India Meteorological Department (IMD) forecasted extremely heavy rainfall at isolated places in Mumbai for the next 48 hours, stating that heavy to very heavy rainfall was likely on Saturday in many places in Palghar, Mumbai, Thane and Raigad districts. The weatherman also predicted the occurrence of high tides of 4.57 metres at 11:38 am on Saturday. Following the alert, BMC asked citizens to stay away from the seashore.