Mumbai RMD forecast heavy rainfall till Thursday; issued Yellow alert for Mumbai, Pune & Thane
Monsoon in Mumbai and nearby areas will continue to halt the normal life of Mumbaikars as isolated areas in the city is expected to witness moderate to heavy rainfall throughout the week. Several areas in Mumbai also faced issues of waterlogging after heavy rains lashed out the suburbs on Monday.
Following this, the Regional Meteorological Department (RMD), Mumbai issued a Yellow Alert for five places, namely Mumbai, Pune, Thane, Palghar and Raigad for Wednesday and Thursday. Meanwhile, an Orange Alert has been issued for Raigad, Ratnagiri and Satara for today, suggesting heavy to very heavy rainfall.
Rainfall index of Mumbai‘s Santacruz and Colaba
The RMD Mumbai in its weather forecast has stated that the maximum temperature in the Santacruz area is expected to hover around 24.5 to 30.5°C today. On the other hand, the maximum temperature in Colaba will be 30.5°C, while the minimum temperature is expected to be 25.2°C.
Reportedly, Mumbai Santacruz station recorded 1.2mm rainfall on Sunday. Meanwhile, the Mumbai Colaba station recorded 8.8mm of rainfall on the same day. Cyclonic circulation in the east-central Arabian Sea is said to be the main reason behind heavy downpours coupled with thunderstorms over the south Maharashtra-Goa coastline.
Additionally, IMD has also issued a warning against fishing along the north coast of Maharashtra, predicting winds gusting up to 65 kmph.