The IMD on Wednesday said western & central parts of India will continue to witness heavy rains over the next three-four days. While issuing a "red" alert for Mumbai, the IMD said that the state will receive heavy to very heavy rainfall. 

However, the intensity of rainfall over north India is likely to decrease after 24 hours. Light to moderate rainfall at scattered places over Delhi is very likely in the next 24 hours. The rainfall is likely to increase from July 25. 

    

IMD forecasts heavy rainfall over western and central India, issues red alert for Mumbai

WHAT?

The IMD on Wednesday said western & central parts of India will continue to witness heavy rains over the next three-four days. While issuing a "red" alert for Mumbai, the IMD said that the state will receive heavy to very heavy rainfall. 

WHERE?

Light to moderate rainfall at scattered places over Delhi is very likely in the next 24 hours. The rainfall is likely to increase from July 25.

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Meanwhile, around two dozen people continued to be stranded after a series of landslides occurred along the Tanakpur-Ghat national highway in Uttarakhand's Champawat district following heavy rains.

Alerts by the IMD are colour-coded from green to red. A "green" alert stands for "no warning" and the forecast is of light to moderate rain. A "red" alert stands for "warning" and asks authorities to "take action". An "orange" alert indicates that the authorities are expected to "be prepared".