Mumbai rains: Narendra Modi speaks to CM Devendra Fadnavis, promises Centre's full support

New Delhi: Prime 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.

File image of Narendra Modi. Reuters

File image of Narendra Modi. Reuters

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 Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted more rainfall.

Updated Date: Aug 29, 2017 19:25 PM

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