The city and its suburbs are witnessing heavy rain for the last 24 hours and the intensity increased early morning today.Due to the continuous downpour, waterlogging has been reported in some low-lying areas and traffic is being diverted. Moderate to heavy rainfall has been forecast, by the weather office, for the day.
“Mumbai and surrounding areas received moderate to heavy rain in last 24 hrs. Most of it occurred since early morning…,” tweeted KS Hosalikar, Deputy Director, Meteorology, India Met Department, Mumbai.
The latest satellite image “indicates a cloud patch near Mumbai,” Mr Hosalikar said
Mumbai & around recd mod to heavy rains in last 24 hrs. Most of it occurred since early morning hrs with thunder heard. Colaba side intensity remained high with ~ 60+ mm RF.
Thane, NM side recd heavy falls.
Latest satellite image indicates a cloud patch near Mumbai.
— K S Hosalikar (@Hosalikar_KS) July 27, 2020
Massive waterlogging has been reported in Hindmata, Dadar and few other areas.
#WATCH Parts of Mumbai face massive waterlogging after heavy rainfall in the region. Visuals from Dadar. pic.twitter.com/aNxraFlRem
— ANI (@ANI) July 27, 2020
The Colaba weather station recorded over 60 mm rainfall while Santa Cruz recorded 100 mm in the last 24 hours, according to the weather bureau.
While Maharashtra and parts of the western coast are expected to get moderate monsoon showers after Monday, heavy to very heavy rainfall has been forecast in northern and northeastern parts of India. Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, foothills of West Bengal, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya are likely to witness a heavy spells of rainfall on Tuesday.
Parts of Jharkhand, Odisha, eastern Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, coastal Andhra Pradesh are also likely to receive moderate rainfall, according to the weather office.