Mumbai Rains: Mumbaikars share rain photos as heavy downpour continues in city

Updated: Jul 04, 2020, 19:09 IST | mid-day online correspondent |

As per IMD forecast, Mumbai city and suburbs are expected to receive intense to very intense spell of rainfall during the next few hours

Young girls splash water on their pet dogs as heavy rains lashes Mumbai. Picture/Ashish Rane
Young girls splash water on their pet dogs as heavy rains lashes Mumbai. Picture/Ashish Rane

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.

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.

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.

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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:

Share your rain pictures using #MumbaiRainsWithMidday on Twitter.

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