Mumbai to receive irregular rain, says IMD

ST Staff
Tuesday, 7 July 2020

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) alerted on Tuesday that Mumbai is likely to receive heavy, irregular rainfall over the coming few days.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) alerted on Tuesday that Mumbai is likely to receive heavy, irregular rainfall over the coming few days. It also said that Mumbai and its neighbouring areas received moderate to heavy showers in the past 24 hours.

KS Hosalikar, Deputy Director General of Mumbai IMD tweeted that Mumbai and the surrounding places received moderate to heavy rains in the last 24 hours and is likely to receive intense showers in the coming 24 hours.

The Santacruz weather station in Mumbai stated there was a rainfall of 30.2mm in the Mumbai suburbs while the Colaba bureau which represents the island city recorded a rainfall of 13.4mm during the same time.

According to IMD’s report, in the neighbouring district of Raigad, the Matheran hill station received 93.4mm deluge in the last 24 hours, ending on Tuesday morning whereas 74mm rainfall was recorded at Thane-Belapur Industries Association Observatory during the same time period.

Nashik district received 25.2mm rainfall while Kolhapur reported 7.4mm. Further, the Harnai weather bureau in coastal Ratnagiri district in Konkan region received 30.2mm rainfall at the same time.

The IMD further stated that Dahanu observatory in Palghar district received 34.7 mm rainfall while Alibaug in Raigad district recorded 54mm showers during the same period of time.

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