Mumbai Rains: Mumbaikars share rain photos as heavy downpour continues in city
As per IMD forecast, Mumbai city and suburbs are expected to receive intense to very intense spell of rainfall during the next few hours
As the city continued to witness heavy downpour, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) took to Twitter to report waterlogging at Hindmata, Wadala and King's Circle. While water-logging was also reported at Andheri subway, the civic body said that the water was cleared from the subway and it was safe for commuters. The civic body deployed staff at Andheri subway to address the issue of water logging due to heavy rain in Mumbai.
Private weather agency Skymet's founder Jatin Singh said that there has been heavy rainfall in the northern parts of Mumbai today. In a tweet, the Skymet director said that Juhu, Santacruz and Jogeshwari received moderate spells of rainfall.
Mumbai suburbs and Thane already received more that 100 mm rains since morning 8.30 am 4 Jul. City side its around 50+ mm.— K S Hosalikar (@Hosalikar_KS) July 4, 2020
Very heavy with isolated extremely heavy rainfall ( >200mm) forecasted for N Konkan including Mumbai in 24 hrs.
Entire west coast very active monsoon.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted an impact based forecast for Mumbai and its neighbouring areas. As per the forecast, Mumbai city and suburbs is expected to receive intense to very intense spell of rainfall (3-5cm/hr) during the next three hours. The forecast further said that rainfall activity is likely to continue in the coming hours.
Gateway of India, Mumbai after the rains... pic.twitter.com/4QzAq40FPr— K S Hosalikar (@Hosalikar_KS) July 4, 2020
K S Hosalikar, IMD's Mumbai centre deputy director said that Mumbai suburbs and Thane already received more that 100 mm rains since morning 8.30 am on July 4. While Mumbai City received around 50+ mm of rainfall. Weather agency IMD has issued a red alert for Mumbai, Palghar, Thane and Raigad stating that heavy to very heavy rainfall was likely on Saturday in many places. Hosalikar also shared a beautful video which showed rainbow at the Gatway of India in South Mumbai.
Continous downpour caused water-logging at Hindmata. Picture/Suresh Karkera
While heavy spells of rainfall continue to lash several parts of the city, Mumbaikars took to Twitter to share photos and videos of the heavy downpour.
Here are some of the best tweets:
Hello @mybmcWardL— Rishikesh (@rishi_dangle) July 4, 2020
Thankyou so much for this lovely water resort infront of my house
Not a single official came here to solve the problem nice work @mybmc & @AUThackeray âÂÂÂÂ¤ï¸ÂÂÂÂ#MumbaiRains #MumbaiRainsWithMidday #rain #WeatherUpdate #BMC pic.twitter.com/8nXleHoo9Q
Hindmata flooded first time this season. So now we can declare famous Mumbai monsoon has arrived. Intermittent Extremely heavy rains to continue next 72.#MumbaiRains #RainUpdate #MumbaiRainsWithMidday @PMOIndia— Dhanshree Kondkar (@DhanshreeDK1) July 3, 2020
Share your rain pictures using #MumbaiRainsWithMidday on Twitter.
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