IMD predicts moderate to heavy rainfall in Mumbai and isolated areas

IMD predicts moderate to heavy rainfall in Mumbai and isolated areas

The maximum temperature predicted by the weather department is 27°C, while minimum stands at 24°C, for the next 24 hours

Following unrelenting downpour since Monday, The India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted moderate to heavy rainfall in Mumbai for today. According to the weather department, a 'generally cloudy sky with moderate rain' is expected in the city and its suburbs, whereas heavy rainfall has been predicted in isolated places.

The maximum temperature predicted by the weather department is 27°C, while minimum stands at 24°C, for the next 24 hours.

IMD issues heavy rainfall warning for Maharashtra and Goa cost

The Meteorological department has predicted generally cloudy skies with moderate rain in Mumbai and its suburbs, with a possibility of occasional intense spells for the next 24 hours. A Yellow alert has been issued in three areas of Maharashtra, namely, North Madhya Maharashtra, East Vidarbha and West Vidarbha.

Mumbai, which lies on the Konkan coast on the west coast of India, on Tuesday, from 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM, received 45.02 mm rainfall. The eastern suburbs received 43.72 mm rainfall, while the western suburbs received 53.63 mm. The highest rainfall, 83 mm, was recorded in Kandivali on Tuesday afternoon.

Some low-lying areas including Sakkar Panchayat, SIES College, Wadala, Andheri subway, and Malad subway were found flooded in the morning, following which Mumbaikars had to witness severe waterlogging and traffic snarls after a long weekend. Trains and bus services of the Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) were running normally.

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