Mumbai suburban areas obtain 170 mm rainfall in final 12 hours; Thane information 200 mm rain


Mumbai: Heavy rainfall lashed over a number of components of Maharashtra on Saturday (July 4, 2020) and the capital Mumbai continued to be the severely hit place. While the Mumbai suburban areas acquired 170 mm rainfall within the final 12 hours, Mumbai south areas witnessed as much as 80 mm rainfall. Thane, alternatively, was essentially the most hit with 200 mm rain on Saturday. 

Borivali space in Mumbai recorded 170 mm rainfall. 

Heavy rainfall continued in Mumbai’s areas like Hindmata, Parel, Dadar, Kings Circle, and Sion with waterlogging as much as one to 2 ft on day 2 of steady rain in Maharashtra.

Santacruz, Goregaon, Malad, Kandivali, Borivali and different components of the western suburbs have additionally been severely hit. 

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday had forecasted that extraordinarily heavy rainfall at remoted locations in Mumbai for the following 48 hours, stating that heavy to very heavy rainfall was probably on Saturday in lots of locations in Palghar, Mumbai, Thane and Raigad districts.

The Colaba climate station in south Mumbai reported 66 mm rainfall between 8.30 am and 5.30 pm whereas the Santacruz climate station recorded 111.Four mm rainfall, mentioned IMD.

On Friday night time, IMD official predicted that there’s a chance of extraordinarily heavy rainfall at some locations. Mumbai is witnessing widespread heavy rainfall from the final 24 hours.

IMD Mumbai’s deputy director-general Okay S Hosalikar tweeted on Saturday that the showers on Friday morning moved from town to the suburban areas because the day progressed. “Another heavy RF day for Mumbai & west coast today,” he mentioned on Twitter.

The downpour was accompanied by a excessive tide of 4.41 metres at Mumbai’s Marine Drive at 11 am right this moment. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) had warned individuals to keep away from the coast.

A crimson alert was issued in for the following 24 hours, that’s between July Three and Four for Mumbai, Raigad and Ratnagiri. 

The Mumbai Police has additionally suggested residents to not enterprise out of their properties.