Published: July 16, 2020 11:51:36 am
Mumbai Rains, Weather Forecast Today: In Mumbai and coastal Maharashtra, which have been witnessing heavy rains since Tuesday night time resulting in waterlogging in several areas, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an orange alert (to be ready) for Mumbai, Thane and Palghar for Thursday with forecast of “heavy to very heavy rain” at remoted locations. The depth is prone to scale back from Friday. On Wednesday, IMD’s Santacruz observatory recorded 80.2 mm of rain between 8.30 am and 5.30 pm, whereas the Colaba station recorded 39.2 mm throughout the identical time interval.
Pune district and neighbouring areas will experience heavy rainfall on July 16 with intense rainfall spells over ghat areas, the IMD mentioned including that Pune and Pimpri-Chinchwad may expertise average rainfall until July 20.
As of now, observatory knowledge exhibits heavy to very heavy rainfall with extraordinarily heavy falls has been realised over Konkan/Mumbai area as per forecast until 8:30 am. The knowledge additionally exhibits rainfall recorded at different locations within the state (Bandra-21cm; Bhayander-10cm; Dahisar-Eight cm Mahalaxmi-13cm; Mira Road-10cm; Ram Mandir-14 cm Observatory knowledge Colaba-16cm; Santacruz-19cm; Ratnagiri-10cm; Harnai-13cm; Thane-6cm). Moderate to intense spell prone to proceed for one more two hours over Mumbai and neighborhood.
Apart from Maharashtra, the IMD has additionally forecast ‘heavy to very heavy rain’ in Gujarat on Thursday and issued a pink alert. The climate division has additionally issued an orange color alert for Goa, coastal and central Maharashtra for a similar day.
Also, the Safdarjung Observatory in Delhi, which supplies consultant figures for the town, has recorded 44 mm rainfall in July up to now, which is round 50 per cent lower than the conventional of 88.three mm, in accordance with IMD knowledge. “A contemporary spell of “mild to average” rains is anticipated from July 17 to July 20 within the nationwide capital,” PTI quoted Kuldeep Srivastava, the pinnacle of the regional forecasting heart of the IMD, as saying.
Meanwhile, heavy to very heavy rainfall has been predicted at remoted locations over Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Madhya Maharashtra and Konkan and Goa and heavy rainfall at remoted locations over Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, East Rajasthan, West Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Sikkim, Odisha, Coastal Karnataka and Kerala.
On Wednesday, as many as 12 individuals have been killed in rain and flood-related incidents throughout the nation on Wednesday, when the India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued pink alerts for Gujarat and for coastal Maharashtra following heavy rains in Mumbai and adjoining areas. While seven individuals died in Assam floods, 4 have been killed in a home collapse in Uttarakhand. Also, a farmer, who had gone to the fields to deliver his cows dwelling, misplaced his life after being struck by lightning in Maharashtra’s Nagpur.
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