Mumbai: The Indian Navy has put up four rain shelters for Mumbaikars stranded away from their homes due to incessant rains and water logging in the city over the last 36 hours.
This is in addition to almost 1700 Defence Civilians, including ladies, being accommodated with the Naval Dockyard, Mumbai and 400 civilian employees being accommodated at Angre and Noorbhoy building.
One shelter is located at the Sailors' Institute 'Sagar' at Cooperage which is close to Churchgate station as well as Colaba and Nariman Point areas.
The other three shelters are located at the naval base INS Trata at Worli, the naval base INS Hamla at Marve near Malad and the Material Organisation campus at Ghatkopar.
Contact numbers for the shelters are: Sagar, Cooperage - 22848518, INS Trata, Worli - 24933795, 24920492, INS Hamla, Marve - 29992600, 29992700 and Material Organisation Ghatkopar - 8422806253, 25043606.
These shelters will operate to provide a safe haven and basic food, water and first aid for Mumbaikars till the situation improves and waters recede.