An orange alert has also been issued for parts of Mumbai for tomorrow. (Representational)
All government and private schools in Mumbai will remain closed tooday due to heavy rain. According to the weather office, some areas of Mumbai are likely to witness heavy rain today. An orange alert has also been issued for parts of Mumbai for today.
On Wednesday, train services were affected in Mumbai due to heavy rain. Chief Minister Eknath Shinde ordered that government offices in Mumbai and the neighbouring region should be closed early so that people can reach home on time.
Maharashtra Chief Minister announced on Wednesday that the schools in areas affected by heavy rainfall will remain shut. He also said that the final call on this will be taken by local administration according to the weather conditions of the respective area.
Apart from Mumbai, the weather office has also issued red alert for neighbouring Raigad and Palghar districts. Heavy to very heavy rainfall is expected in these areas, due to which, schools in these districts will also remain shut today.