Mumbai Receives Red Alert from IMD: Heavy Showers Predicted

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 Mumbai – India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said the coastal region of Maharashtra such as Mumbai, Raigad, and Ratnagiri will receive heavy rainfall for the second consecutive day on Saturday.

IMD has issued a red alert to the coastal regions and has predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall on Saturday in many places in Palghar, Mumbai, Thane, and Raigad districts. The city is already seeing the effect of heavy rainfall due to which water logging is occurring in many parts of the city.

Flooding Near bandstand in Mumbai,India

Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has asked citizens to avoid the sea-shore after IMD issued the red alert. People at Marine Drive , witnessed a high tide of 4.5 at around 11.30 am today.

After 8.30 am on Saturday, Mumbai and its surrounding areas recorded moderate rainfall of 25 mm to 30 mm. Mumbai’s Colaba weather bureau recorded 169 mm rainfall in the last 24 hours. while the Santacruz weather station reported 157 mm of rainfall.

Ratnagiri bureau recorded 69.3 mm rainfall. Harnai weather station registered 165.2 mm of rainfall since Friday, Nanded district received 22 mm of rainfall during the span. Alibaug bureau in Raigad district recorded 18 mm rains during this period.

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