It's an orange alert for the next two days in Mumbai!
Weather predictions for Mumbai include heavy rainfall for the next 5-6 days. The Indian Meteorological Department has also issued an orange warning, that signals the authorities to be prepared for any situation arising during the severe weather conditions. Along with this the department has also warned of heavy to very heavy rainfall in isolated areas of the financial capital.
According to IMD, 10 cm of rainfall has already been recorded till 10:30 am today. The heavy downpour has already caused water-logging in several areas low-lying areas of Mumbai, resulting in diversions and slow traffic.
Mumbaikars flood twitter with pictures of water-logging!
Water logging at #JJ in South Mumbai after heavy rainfall. #MumbaiRains @mumbaitraffic @RidlrMUM pic.twitter.com/hX8LU9J6Uy
— Amir khan (@AmirReport) July 3, 2020
We might not be able to enjoy during the monsoons by taking trips and going out this year but the downpour sure will provide major relief to the farmers. Even though delayed, the monsoon is finally here and we can only hope it brings the promise of a decent harvest.