Mumbai Rains Latest Update: Monsoon seems to be overstaying in Mumbai with the India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicting heavy rains and thunderstorms in the city for the next 24 hours. The weather department in this regard has also issued a yellow alert for the city and the surrounding districts of Thane, Palghar and the Konkan region for the next two days. Monsoon in Mumbai is expected cause sporadic rains in city and surrounding regions till 15 October.Also Read – Delhi Rains Latest Update: IMD Issues Alert, Predicts More Rains With Cloudy Sky For City
The meteorological department also said Mumbai city will experience isolated thunderstorms with lightning, light to moderate rainfall, and gusty winds. Also Read – Delhi Weather: Light Rainfall Likely To Continue; National Capital Records Cleanest Air In Three Years
Apart from this, one yellow alert has also been issued for the nearby Thane district. According to IMD, isolated locations in the districts of Thane, Raigad, Palghar, Pune, Mumbai, Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, Satara, and Dhule may experience gusty winds of 30 to 40 kmph For the next few days. Also Read – Will Delhi Receive More Rains in Coming Days? Here's What IMD Predicts
A tweet by @IndiaWeatherMan read, “Mumbai & surrounding areas will get showers next 24 hours. More rains likely next week. Monsoon staying at least till 15 October.”
Mumbai civic officials said the city went under cloud cover and witnessed incessant rainfall from afternoon, with parts of the city witnessing heavy rains and thunderstorms.
Eastern suburbs like Vikhroli received up to 35 mm rainfall in the four hour period, the IMD said, adding that there was no report of major water-logging anywhere in the city.
However, the public transport services of the Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) and Railways remained unaffected amid heavy rainfall.
In the last 24 hours, Mumbai’s island city, eastern and western suburbs had received 04.66mm, 02.69 mm and 01.39 mm average rainfall respectively.