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Mumbai weather LIVE updates: Mumbai receives moderate to heavy rainfall between 8.30 am to 6.30 pm

Updated on: 01 July,2022 08:17 PM IST  |  Mumbai
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Waterlogging was witnessed in several low-lying areas due to heavy downpour

Mumbai weather LIVE updates: Mumbai receives moderate to heavy rainfall between 8.30 am to 6.30 pm

Waterlogging reported at Sahar road in Andheri on Thursday. Pic/Satej Shinde


The trains and bus services in Mumbai were hit on Friday morning as heavy rains lashed the city. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rains in the city and suburbs on July 1 and 2.


On Friday, Mumbai received moderate to heavy rainfall between morning 8.30 am to 6.30 pm. Rains likely to continue more or less with same intensity, tweeted KS Hosalikar, head of IMD Pune.


Waterlogging was witnessed in several low-lying areas due to heavy downpour. "Andheri subway is closed temporarily due to waterlogging. Traffic is diverted to Gokhale Road. Commuters are requested to take note," tweeted Mumbai Traffic Police.

Waterlogging was also reported on Sion-Bandra Link Road in Mumbai.

Meanwhile, Western Railway has said that despite rainfall trains were running normally.

The IMD Mumbai has forecast moderate to heavy rains with the possibility of very heavy to extremely heavy rainfall at isolated places on July 1.

The IMD Mumbai in its weather forecast has stated that the maximum temperature in Santacruz will hover around 30.7°C, while the minimum temperature be 24.4°C. On the other hand, the maximum temperature in Colaba will be 29.8°C, while the minimum temperature will be 24.9 °C.

According to IMD Mumbai, from June 1 the Colaba observatory recorded a total rainfall of 361.4 mm, while the Santacruz observatory recorded a total rainfall of 291.8 mm.

A high tide of 4.25 metre is expected at 1.46 pm in Mumbai. Also, a low tide of 1.86 metre is likely to occur at 7.44 pm on Friday.

As per the official data, the island city received 179.13 mm rain in 24 hours till 8 am, followed by 140.58 mm in the western suburbs and 109.06 mm in the eastern suburbs.

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's (BMC) G-North ward, which includes Dadar, Dharavi, Mahim and Matunga, received the highest 238 mm rain, while G-South ward, with Worli and Lower Parel, got 208 mm rainfall, a civic official told PTI.

The Central Railway has claimed that the suburban services were running as per schedule.

Despite rains between CSMT-Thane and CSMT-Vashi sections, there was no waterlogging on the tracks anywhere and trains were running as per schedule, said Shivaji Sutar, the chief public relations officer of the Central Railway.

The Brihanmumbai Electricity Supply and Transport (BEST) undertaking had diverted a few routes due to waterlogging in Sion area of the city.


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