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Heavy rains may continue to lash Mumbai: IMD

Heavy rain is likely to continue in India’s financial Hub (Mumbai) and its neighbouring districts including Thane, Raigad and Palghar, while issuing yellow alert IMD has said that due to the active monsoon conditions, the entire Konkan coast including Mumbai is experiencing an intense spell of rainfall.

India Meteorological Department (IMD) Mumbais Deputy Director General K S Hosalikar said in a tweet that the Mumbai & around realised heavyy rains with isol very heavy (>115.6 mm) at Thane/West Suburbs in last 24 hrs at 8.30 am 6 Jul. Mumbai, Konkan, isol hvy showers nxt 24 hrs.

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) had also issued warning for high tide in Colaba, measuring 4.6 meters. The Colaba observatory in South Mumbai recorded 129.6 mm in last 24-hours.The authorities requested people to stay away from the seashore.

During the last 24- hour 90mm rainfallhas been recorded by  the Matheran bureau in Maharashtra Raigad district ,while the Dahanu observatory in Palghar district recorded 60.3 mm rain.

Whereas 13.4 mm rainfall  has been recorded by the Nashik weather station, , the Ratnagiri bureau and the Harnai observatory in the district recorded 5.4 mm and 5.9 mm rain. In the arid region of Marathwada, Nanded district received 22 mm rains during the span.

Meanwhile several districts in Gujarat and Kutch are warned of extremely heavy rainsfall.

Since Friday Mumbai and the other part of  Konkan have been experiencing heavy rainfall, after the heavy downpour Powai lake in suburban Mumbai started overflowing on Sunday.

– Davinder Panesar, NMTV News


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