Heavy rainfall possible in Mumbai, Thane: IMD


Mumbai, July 15

“Heavy to very heavy” rainfall is probably going in Konkan Maharashtra, together with Mumbai and neighbouring Thane district, on Wednesday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has stated.

The development could proceed on Thursday with diminished depth, it stated.

On Tuesday, the IMD issued an orange alert for Mumbai, Thane, Palghar and different coastal districts in Maharashtra, saying ‘heavy to very heavy’ rainfall may be very possible at remoted locations within the area on Wednesday.

IMD Mumbai’s Deputy Director-General KS Hosalikar in a tweet, on Wednesday, stated IMD GFS forecast for rains point out heavy to very heavy with potentialities of extraordinarily heavy (greater than 200mm) RF over Konkan, together with Mumbai, Thane at this time.

“Tomorrow trend to continue with little reduced intensity. Satellite, radar indicating intense clouds over coast PL TC,” he added.

Hosalikar stated the observatories at Dahanu (in Palghar) and Alibaug (Raigad) recorded 128 mm and 122.6 mm rainfall, respectively, through the 24-hour interval ending at 8.30 am on Wednesday.

The Colaba climate bureau in South Mumbai recorded 121.6 mm rainfall, whereas the Santacruz climate station, consultant of Mumbais suburbs, reported 96.6 rainfall throughout the identical interval.

The Ratnagiri observatory recorded 101.three mm rainfall through the interval, whereas the Harnai climate station within the district reported 89 mm rain.

The Thane Belapur Industries Association bureau reported 35.2 mm rainfall and Kolhapur district in western Maharashtra acquired 16.Eight mm rainfall, the IMD stated. PTI



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