rain in mumbai on tuesday

(Photograph: Shailesh_Jadhav/BCCL Mumbai)

It rained in Mumbai on Tuesday night time. Until 8.30 am, IMD’s Colaba observatory recorded 173.6 mm of rain, whereas Santacruz station recorded 84.2 mm of rain. The climate has predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall (outlined as round 60-200 mm) in Mumbai and Thane right this moment.

On Wednesday morning, the India Meteorological Division has forecast intermittent rain with heavy falls within the metropolis and suburbs. Heavy rain might happen at remoted locations on Thursday as properly.

Visitors is being diverted by the authorities attributable to water logging on the roads on working days. IANS information company reported that vital roads in Parel, Dadar, Wadala, Kurla, Sion, Tilak Nagar, Andheri, Santacruz, Khar, Goregaon, Malad and different areas have been flooded, severely affecting site visitors move and pedestrian motion. interrupted by.

Bus transport authority BEST has diverted buses on main roads like SV Highway, Motilal Nagar, Hindmata Cinema and others.

The Central Railway mentioned on Wednesday morning that trains are operational, however attributable to water-logging of tracks in Kurla-Sion part, there’s a delay of 10-Quarter-hour.

In the meantime, eight folks have been injured when three vehicles collided on the Andheri flyover. The accident occurred as visibility was disrupted attributable to incessant rain.

The explanation for the heavy rainfall is a cyclonic circulation over North Konkan, which has intensified right into a trough extending from North Maharashtra to Kerala Coast. The westerly winds coming from the Arabian Sea are carrying the clouds over Mumbai and surrounding areas.

Newbie climate forecaster and IIT-Bombay professor Sridhar Balasubramaniam wrote on Twitter: “West – east (west route) winds. Cloud bands are coming from the #Arabian sea. On and off moderate-heavy rain will proceed until night. Very heavy rain may be seen within the western suburbs. Visitors motion is more likely to be affected.,

With an precise rainfall of 405.4 mm (state common), Maharashtra at present has a rainfall deficit of 9% this monsoon season. In response to IMD knowledge, suburban Mumbai and Thane have obtained 30% and 20% extra rainfall, respectively, whereas town is poor by 2% as on July 23.

On Tuesday, the water content material of seven lakes in Mumbai stood at 7.85 lakh million liters (or 54.24% of their capability). This degree must be raised to 14.5 lakh million liters by October 1 if town is to keep away from water cuts this 12 months.

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