The torrential Mumbai rains have been creating a havoc in the city. Mumbai is facing one of the heaviest rainfalls this year. On Tuesday, as the city woke up, it was raining cats and dogs.
The deluge has severely affected everybody's life. People are stranded, some are missing. Death reports are also coming up. Altogether, the city has almost come to a standstill in the last two days.
Authorities have issued alerts to stay indoors. On such days, one can connect via social media and know the whereabouts of friends and family over the phone.
Priyanka Chopra tweeted regarding the torrential Mumbai rains and also informed people about the various helpline numbers while advising them to stay indoors.
Messages, shares and updates from popular faces in times of crisis acts as a philanthropic gesture and automatically reaches a large number of people.
The 'Isn't It Romantic' and 'Baywatch' actress also shared a Boomerang video of the rain storm on Instagram. The caption had a message for everyone, it read "Torrential Mumbai Monsoon. The wrath of nature. Pls be safe everyone. Pls allow strays into dry spaces..".
The video captured from the actress's balcony clearly shows the harsh winds along with a heavy downpour.
Facebook comes up with the 'marking oneself safe' option during such calamities. This is how social media contributes towards social issues. On seeing the safety notification, the relatives of people residing in the tragedy hit area gets a firsthand information as to whether their acquaintances are safe or not.
This time as well Facebook has opened this feature the Mumbai flood situation.
Watch this video to stay fit and healthy during this difficult time and the entire monsoon season:
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