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The major rivers Vaitarna and Tansa are flowing over the danger line, prompting the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) to issue an orange signal for Friday for the Maharashtra districts of Palghar, Pune, and Satara. Mumbai, Thane, Raigad, Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, Nashik, Kolhapur, Akola, Amravati, Bhandara, Buldhana, Chandrapur, Gadchiroli, Gondia, Nagpur, Wardha, Washim, and Yavatmal have all received a yellow alert as of this writing.

Tansa Lake, which feeds water to Mumbai, began to overflow on Thursday at 8:50 p.m. The lake has 38 gates in total, according to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), nine of which had been opened as of 9:50 p.m.