Mumbai: Heavy rains have started in Mumbai, the capital of Maharashtra. The Regional Meteorological Center has predicted “Light to moderate rain at isolated places over the city and suburbs” for the next 24 hours in Mumbai.
Let us tell you that IMD had increased the alert level from ‘Orange’ to ‘Red’ on the previous day. Heavy rains have continued in the city since Tuesday night, due to which many areas have also been flooded. National Weather Forecasting Center scientist R. K. Genmani said that a ‘red alert’ has been issued for Mumbai.
Heavy to very heavy rain predicted
In a special bulletin issued on the city’s rainfall, the department said that there is a possibility of “storied rain” with isolated “heavy to very heavy rains” over Mumbai city, Thane, Raigad and Ratnagiri districts during the next 18 hours. .
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Regional Meteorological Centre, Mumbai has “predicted light to moderate rain in city & suburbs with possibility of heavy rainfall at isolated places” for the next 24 hours pic.twitter.com/g6Cr6mlNJr
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Local traffic may be affected – IMD
He also said that due to heavy rains, low-lying areas may get waterlogged as well as power and water services, local traffic etc. may also get affected. According to the Meteorological Department, Dadar in Raigad district recorded 15.9 cm, Parel 13.2 cm, Colaba 12.9 cm, Worli 11.7 cm, Santacruz 10.6 cm, Borivali 10.1 cm in the last 24 hours till 8.30 am.
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