Mumbai and the whole Maharashtra coast is witnessing very heavy rainfall since early morning. The India Meteorological Division (IMD) has warned of “heavy to very heavy” rainfall in Mumbai, Thane, Palghar and different coastal districts of the state. An ‘Orange’ alert for Mumbai area has been sounded for right this moment.
An ‘Orange’ alert means native authorities needs to be “ready”, whereas a ‘Crimson’alert signifies “rapid motion.”
The newest satellite tv for pc photos reveals “potentialities of remoted extraordinarily heavy rainfall (greater than 200 mm) over Konkan, together with Mumbai, Thane right this moment…,” KS Hosalikar, Deputy Director Common of Meteorology, India Met Division, Mumbai tweeted.
IMD GFS forecast for rains point out heavy to very heavy with potentialities of isol extraordinarily heavy (greater than 200mm) RF over konkan, together with Mumbai, Thane right this moment. Tomorrow development to proceed with little decreased depth.Satellite tv for pc, radar indicating intense clouds over coast
PL TC pic.twitter.com/E0VPiN2qnz
— Okay S Hosalikar (@Hosalikar_KS) July 15, 2020
Water-logging has been reported in pockets and visitors motion is regular in Mumbai to date.
The Santacruz climate bureau in Mumbai recorded 86 mm rainfall from 8.30 am to eight.30 pm on Tuesday and the Colaba station reported 50 mm rainfall throughout the identical interval.
In keeping with the IMD, rainfall between 64 mm to 115 mm is taken into account “heavy” whereas precipitation between 115 mm and 204 mm is termed as “very heavy”.
On Tuesday, the climate workplace mentioned, heavy rainfall can also be anticipated in Kolhapur, Satara, Aurangabad and Jalna districts.
Mumbai and the Maharashtra coast is getting heavy rainfall attributable to a cyclonic circulation over the northeast Arabian Sea, non-public climate forecaster, Skymet mentioned.
Town is already near the quantity of rainfall it usually receives in July with half of the month but to go.