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Mumbai city received 31 mm amount of rain in the last 24 hours, while the Eastern Suburbs received 54 mm and the West Suburbs received 59 mm.
The BMC (Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation) has stated that today, moderate to heavy rain is likely to occur in both the city and the suburbs. There is also the possibility of occasional torrential rains. This suggests that rain activity is expected to continue with varying intensities throughout the day.
You should keep up to date with weather forecasts and follow any instructions or advice issued by local authorities.
The much later monsoon, expected to arrive with a hiss, proved forecasters wrong as it entered Mumbai and surrounding areas, causing flooding in several spots.
Meteorologists say the heavy rain will last for the next 4-5 days. The monsoon, delayed by more than two weeks, is expected to reach the city on June 11. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has finally predicted that it will arrive on June 25. Heavy rain fell on the city on Saturday amid orange warnings in Mumbai, Thane, Palghar and Raigad.
The IMD announced that the southwest monsoon reached Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra on Sunday. While Mumbai, Thane and Palghar were downgraded to yellow on Sunday and Monday, Raigad is on orange alert. Mumbai, Thane and Palghar will be placed on orange alert on June 27 and 28.
Sushma Nair, a scientist with the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) regional center in Colaba, said: “There has been heavy to very heavy rainfall in Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra due to the advancement of the Monsoon in these areas The southwest monsoon covered the entire state on June 25 and is moving forward, over the Bay of Bengal forming an area of low pressure that, in our prediction, will last two days This system will move towards Odisha and Jharkhand that has formed between the coasts of Maharashtra and Karnataka.The tropospheric cyclonic circulation has formed in the northeast Arabian Sea and the adjacent Gujarat coast. will bring heavy to very heavy rainfall over the next four to five days.”