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Heavy showers in Mumbai, more rains likely: IMD

A woman with her child struggle to make her way through waterlogged street in Central Mumbai after heavy rain lashed Mumbai since Tuesday evening

A woman with her child struggle to make her way through waterlogged street in Central Mumbai after heavy rain lashed Mumbai since Tuesday evening   | Photo Credit: Vivek Bendre

Heavy rains lashed Mumbai overnight with some parts receiving extremely heavy showers, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Thursday.

Areas like Bandra and Mahalaxmi in the city received 201 mm and 129 mm rainfall, respectively, between 8.30 a.m. on Wednesday and 6.30 a.m. on Thursday, IMD Mumbais Deputy Director General K.S. Hosalikar said. Heavy rainfall is likely in the city on Thursday, he said.

According to the IMD, the Santacruz weather bureau, representative of Mumbais suburbs, reported 191.2 mm rainfall during the 24-hour period ending at 8.30 a.m. on Thursday, while the Colaba weather station in South Mumbai recorded 156.4 mm rainfall in the same time span.

Rains in Mumbai throughout the night, leading to extremely heavy falls at isolated places, Hosalikar tweeted. “Heavy showers are likely in Mumbai on Thursday,” the official added.

Rainfall recorded during the 24-hour period

  • Harnai weather station in coastal Ratnagiri - 127.2 mm
  • Ratnagiri observatory - 97.5 mm
  • Nanded - 96.4 mm
  • Osmanabad districts in Marathwada region - 25.8 mm
  • Thane Belapur Industries Association weather station - 58.8 mm
  • Jalgaon district in North Maharashtra - 53 mm
  • Matheran - 48 mm
  • Alibaug - 41.6 mm
  • Solapur - 35 mm
  • Dahanu observatory in Palghar district - 21.1 mm
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