Stray animals helpless during Mumbai rains. Here is how you can help

Mumbai rains: People urge each other to help the stray animals in need and provide them shelter. Here's how you can offer help

Mumbai was brought to a standstill following torrential rains that has claimed at least 5 lives including children. Rains and heavy waterlogging in the city has created a massive chaos with people finding it difficult to reach their homes safely. Transportation in the city have also been paralysed with cars, buses and trucks being stranded in the middle of th roads. Amid the chaos, people across the country are lending help to people who have suffered due to the torrential rains.

People are also offering help to animals who may have been stranded due to the rains. A number of social media users took to Twitter to urge people to help each other and help the less fortunate like the animals. A number of helpline numbers have been released by animal activists who have urged people to call them if they see a stray animal in the rains.

Here’s how people came together to create awareness about helping poor animals during Mumbai rains.

Here are the numbers you need to contact if you wish to help the animals in the heavy downpour.

PAWS: 91- 9820161114
SAVE OUR STRAYS: 022 26351503 , +91 9820141310
IDA India: 91-9320056581, 022-32681418
BSPCA: 91-22-24137518, 24135285, 24135434
Karuna: 91-9819100100
All India Animal Welfare Association: 022-23094077

Mumbai recorded a whopping 298 mm of rainfall on Tuesday, which is reportedly the highest in a day in August since 1997. Shiv Sena who rules the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation drew flak for failing to handle the impact of the heavy downpour.