Mumbai: Heavy to very heavy showers expected in the next 48 hours
Mumbai witnessed heavy rainfall on Wednesday night resulting in water-logging, falling of trees and heavy traffic snarl in many parts of the city; more downpour is expected in the next 48 hours
Mumbai witnessed heavy rainfall on Wednesday night resulting in falling of trees in many parts of the city.
The heavy downpour saw 20 trees being uprooted in areas like Colaba, Byculla, Mahim, Ghatkopar, Kandivali, and Borivali.
Pic/Vinod Kumar Menon
Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) director said that the expected rainfall might be heavy to very heavy for the next 48 hours. “Rainfall is expected for the next two days, intermediate sometime heavy” said V K Rajeev Director of IMD.
A motorist wades through a flooded road at Mahim after heavy rains lashed Mumbai. Pic/Shadab Khan
According to IMD report, rain shower in Colaba is 41.7 mm while in Santacruz is 17.6mm.
Cases of water logging have been reported in Yari Road, Versova, Andheri West, Santacruz, Bandra, Mahim areas but it was receded shortly.
Mumbai temperature as reported on June 18
Max: 28.8 degree C
Min: 24.6 degree C
Max: 31 degree C
Min: 24.2 degree C