Heavy rains proceed in Mumbai; low-lying areas waterlogged


Mumbai, July 5

Heavy rains continued to lash Mumbai, Thane and different elements of Konkan Maharashtra for the third consecutive day on Sunday and precipitated water-logging in some low-lying areas of the metropolis.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast intermittent rains within the metropolis and suburbs “with possibility of heavy falls” at remoted locations within the subsequent 24 hours.

Heavy rainfall inundated some low-lying areas of town, together with Hindmata in Central Mumbai, and Chembur in japanese suburbs.

The Colaba observatory in South Mumbai recorded 129.6 mm rain within the 24 hours ending at 8.30 am on Sunday whereas the Santacruz climate station in western suburbs recorded 200.Eight mm rain throughout the identical interval, the IMD mentioned.

The neighbouring Thane district and another areas in Konkan area, together with Sindhudurg, additionally receivedvery heavy rains.

Some elements of Vidarbha acquired average rain, the IMD mentioned, including that thunderstorm with lightning is probably going at remoted locations within the area.

On Saturday, water-logging and visitors jams had been reported from some areas in Mumbai and there have been 19 complaints of tree/department falling, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation earlier mentioned. —PTI

 



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