Mumbai rains: The Indian Meteorological Department on Thursday issued a yellow alert for Mumbai and its neighbouring areas including Thane, Palghar and Raigad
Mumbai rains: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday issued a yellow alert for Mumbai and its neighbouring areas including Thane, Palghar and Raigad and predicted rains in these areas.
The IMD, in a weather bulletin said that thunderstorms accompanied with lightning and gusty winds(30-40kmph) at one or two places were very likely.
Meanwhile, Mumbai on Thursday witnessed heavy rains in parts of the city with lightning.
The IMD also issued a yellow alert for parts of Maharashtra including Pune, Nashik, Ratnagiri, Ahmednagar, Kolhapur, Sangli, Satara, Jalna, Aurangabad, Beed, Parbhani, etc.
An orange alert was issued by the IMD for Sindhudurg on Thursday.
Meanwhile, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday morning predicted 'moderate spells of rain' in Mumbai and its suburbs.
"Generally cloudy sky with moderate rainfall and thundershowers likely towards evening and night today. Possibility of heavy rainfall at isolated places in the city and suburbs," the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said on Thursday morning.
A high tide of about 4.56 metres is expected to hit Mumbai at 11 am today. Another high tide of about 4.48 metres is expected to hit Mumbai at 11.34 pm, stated Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC). The civic body also said that a low tide of about 0.73 metres is expected at 5.06 pm today.The island city, eastern and western suburbs received an average rainfall of 12.17 mm, 19.18 mm and 28.15 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 99.02 per cent, as per the BMC data.
According to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) data, on Thursday, the collective water stock in the seven reservoirs that supply drinking water to Mumbai is now at 14,33,141 million litre of water or 99.02 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.
After subdued rainfall resulted in India experiencing the driest August since 1901, the Southwest Monsoon is expected to revive over the weekend bringing rain to central and southern parts of the country, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on August 31.
Mumbai on Thursday witnessed heavy rains, The city on Thursday recorded following rainfall from 0800hrs to 1600 hrs
Eeastern Suburbs: 15.85mm
Western Suburbs: 13.95mm