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CM angry with faulty forecast

DNMUM396619 | 9/14/2017 | Author : Shailendra Paranjpe | WC :317 | Mumbai



Mumbai: Unhappy that the Indian Meteorological Department’s forecast for heavy rains on August 30 did not hold true, and the advisory to stay home went in vain, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has written to the Union Minister for Earth Sciences Dr Harsh Vardhan.
Heavy rains lashed Mumbai on August 29 and Mumbai came to a standstill. All the three rail-lines stopped functioning and millions of people were stranded in various parts of the city. The CM went to the state disaster management control room and was told about the forecast for heavy rains the next day. This prompted Fadnavis to issue an advisory over Twitter, asking people to stay at home so that they would not be stranded. The state government employees, who were not
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