Mumbai, July 4
Rains continued to lash Mumbai and its adjoining areas for the second consecutive day on Saturday.
However, the depth of rainfall witnessed to this point on Saturday was average as in comparison with Friday, officers stated.
According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the Colaba climate bureau reported 39.Four mm rainfall between 8.30 am and a pair of.30 pm on Saturday, whereas the Santacruz climate station recorded 52 mm rainfall throughout the identical span.
“The rainfall till now has been moderate as compared to what was witnessed on Friday. Water-logging was reported in low-lying areas like Sion and Milan Subway. But there has been no complaint of major water-logging so far,” an official of the catastrophe administration cell of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) stated.
There have been 19 complaints of tree/branches falling, however no person was injured within the incidents, he stated.
As per the IMD’s information, Mumbai’s Colaba climate bureau recorded 169 mm rainfall throughout 24 hours from 8.30 am on Friday, whereas the Santacruz climate station reported 157 mm rainfall in the identical interval.
Late on Friday, the IMD had issued a crimson alert for Mumbai, Raigad and Ratnagiri for Saturday because it predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall at many locations in Palghar, Mumbai, Thane and Raigad districts.
Widespread heavy rainfall was witnessed throughout Mumbai within the final 24 hours, IMD Mumbai’s deputy director common Okay S Hosalikar tweeted on Saturday morning.
“Another heavy RF day for Mumbai & west coast today,” he stated on Twitter.
Meanwhile, the Ratnagiri bureau recorded 69.three mm rainfall and the Harnai climate station in that district registered 165.2 mm rains since Friday.
In the arid areas of Marathwada, Nanded district obtained 22 mm rains throughout the span, the IMD stated.
The Alibaug bureau in Raigad district recorded 18 mm rains throughout this era. PTI