IN PHOTOS: Mumbai witnesses rains, dark clouds

Mumbai on Wednesday witnessed a thick layer of smog near its seashores. Meanwhile, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday predicted 'moderate spells of rain' in Mumbai and its suburbs. Pics/ Shadab Khan and Pradeep Dhivar

Updated On: 2023-09-27 05:54 PM IST

Compiled by : Asif Ali Sayed

At Marine Drive, a thick layer of smog was witnessed on Wednesday. Pics/ Shadab Khan

For Wednesday, the IMD has issued a 'yellow' alert for Mumbai, predicting moderate rainfall and thunderstorm accompanied with lightning and gusty winds

Generally cloudy sky with moderate rainfall and thundershowers likely towards evening and night in city and suburbs today, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said on Wednesday

A high tide of about 4.29 metres is expected to hit Mumbai at 10.19 am today. Another high tide of about 4.08 metres is expected to hit Mumbai at 10.37 pm, the BMC said

The civic body also said that a low tide of about 1.20 metres is expected at 4.27 pm on Wednesday

The island city, eastern and western suburbs received an average rainfall of 5.65 mm, 5.58 mm and 9.04 mm respectively in 24 hours ending at 8 am, the civic body's data showed

In Mumbai, the collective lake levels in the seven reservoirs that supply drinking water to the city is now 99.66 per cent, as per the BMC data

According to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) data, on Wednesday, the collective water stock in the seven reservoirs that supply drinking water to Mumbai is now at 14,42,394 million litre of water or 99.66 per cent

The Modak Sagar lake, one of the seven lakes that supply water to Mumbai, started overflowing on July 27 at 10.52 pm, the civic body said. Earlier on July 20, the Tulsi lake overflowed following heavy rains in the city and suburbs

Mumbai draws water from Tulsi, Tansa, Vihar, Bhatsa, Modak Sagar, Upper Vaitarna, and Middle Vaitarna. As per the data shared by the civic body, the water level in Tansa is at 99.66 per cent. At Modak-Sagar, 100 per cent of water stock is available

In Middle Vaitarna 98.18 per cent, Upper Vaitarna 99.58 per cent, Bhatsa 100 per cent, Vihar 100 per cent and Tulsi 100 per cent of useful water level is available

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