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IMD issues a yellow alert in Mumbai amid forecasts of 'heavy to very heavy' rain

The Indian Meteorological Department on Sunday issued a yellow alert for Mumbai, with forecasts of isolated heavy showers for the next 48 hours. The Mumbai city and suburbs have reportedly clocked in 25.8 and 39.4 mm of rains, respectively, in the last 24 hours. Besides, the MeT department has also predicted 'heavy to very heavy rainfall' over Thane, Palghar and other parts of Maharashtra for the next 3-4 days.

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Torrential rain in Mumbai wreaks havoc; IMD declares high alert!

The non-stop rains that gripped Mumbai last weekend, have reminded many of the 2005 flood situation in the city. On Sunday, the BMC Disaster Control reported that rain fury severely hit Mumbai and the Mumbai Metropolitan Region for several hours since midnight. The road, rail and air traffic were crippled across all regions as the night sky opened up with thunder, lightning and heavy cloudburst-like rain.

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IMD predicts high tide in Mumbai​​ amid moderate to intense rain spells today

The Indian Meteorological Department has predicted light to moderate rainfall activity in Mumbai, in its 24-hour forecast today. As per the weather reports, the city, suburbs and satellite regions are going to receive light showers, with the possibility of intense spells at isolated places throughout the day. A 4.40-meter high tide is also expected in Mumbai at 1:51 PM, read reports. This may lead to water clogging in flood-prone and low-lying areas of the city.

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IMD predicts light & sporadic showers in Mumbai for the next few days

The onset of monsoon in Mumbai this year was well aligned with the predictions of IMD as it arrived timely on 9th June. So far the city has received a total rainfall of 914.1mm. These numbers are quite high from the normal monthly average noted along the years, which is stated to be 493.1 mm. Further, these statistics prompt that the amount of rain received in Mumbai is the 3rd highest recorded in the past 10 years. For now, Mumbaikars can take a sigh of relief, with no heavy rainfall in prediction untill next month.

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Heavy rains & thunderstorms mark the arrival of southwest monsoon in Mumbai today!

As predicted by the Indian Meteorological Department, the southwest monsoon rains have arrived with full force in Mumbai today. The downpour washed large parts of Mumbai, Thane, Palghar and Raigad, flooding several low-lying areas, merely two weeks after the Cyclone Tauktae devastation. Commute via 'local' suburban trains and roadways is also affected here now, due to the water-logging.

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