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IMD says rainfall now has been more than expected

IMD: Heavy rains have been lashed Mumbai by overnight along with some of the parts that receiving extremely heavy showers, as the India Meteorological Department (i.e. IMD) told today as well. Areas such as Bandra and also Mahalaxmi in the city have been received around 201 mm and also 129 mm rainfall, that respectively till at 6.30 am today, as IMD Mumbai’s Deputy Director-General K S Hosalikar told as well.

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The Santacruz weather observatory, which simply represents Mumbai and also its suburbs, that recorded around 191.2 mm of the rain between at 8:30 am on Wednesday and at 8:30 am today as well.

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According to the IMD, intense spells of the rain are likely to occur at isolated places in the districts of Suburbs of Mumbai, Palghar, Sindhudurg, Aurangabad, Jalna, Parbhani, Jalgaon, Dhule and also Nandurbar during next 3 hours.

In the wake of the heavy downpour in Mumbai and also coastal Maharashtra, IMD on Wednesday has been upgraded the warning status from orange to red as well.

The bulletin told scattered “the heavy to very heavy rainfall” with an isolated “extremely heavy falls” are very likely to occur over like Mumbai city, Thane, Raigad, and also Ratnagiri districts during the next 18 hours.

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Because of the heavy rains, the inundation of the low-lying areas is ideally expected as well. The rains could also lead to the disruption in the electricity and also the water supply, the local traffic, and road transport as well.

The Harnai weather station in the coastal Ratnagiri district has been reported around 127.2 mm rainfall during the 24-hour period, whereas the Ratnagiri observatory recorded around 97.5 mm rains during the period as well.

The Thane Belapur Industries Association weather station has been recorded 58.8 mm rains, the IMD told as well.

Jalgaon district in North Maharashtra received around 53 mm spots of rain, while Matheran and Alibaug in Raigad district has been reported around 48 mm and also 41.6 mm rainfall, respectively.

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