The release of water will help arid regions of South- Central Maharashtra and parts of Marathwada, said an official of the Water Resources Department to PTI.
According to reports from PTI, Water was released from five dams in North and Western Maharashtra over Monday and Tuesday thanks to reservoirs getting full due to heavy rains in catchment areas, government officials said.
K S Hosalikar, the Deputy Director General of Meteorology at IMD, Mumbai took to Twitter to share an update stating that there would be heavy rainfall in areas like Panvel, Dapoli, Navi Mumbai and Alibaug for the next few hours.
Doppler Assesment:— K S Hosalikar (@Hosalikar_KS) July 30, 2019
Intense rainfall very likely in Panvel and Dapoli areas of Navi Mumbai and Alibag in next 1,2 hours.
Around 17-20 mm / hour. pic.twitter.com/Cwfmz2Ho0A
Skymet also took to Twitter to share the situation of Bandra-Kurla Complex with intense rain spells and strong winds in the suburbs
A user Netra Parikh took to Twitter to share a video of Mumbai rains on social media
According to reports by PTI, Delhiites woke up to a muggy and overcast morning on Tuesday with the minimum settling at 27.4 degrees Celsius. The weatherman has forecast cloudy skies for the day with possibility of light rains and thundershowers in the evening.
According to a report by Skymet, in the last 24 hours, Mahabaleshwar in Maharashtra has been the place with heaviest rains in India with 235 mm of rainfall.
Spells of moderate rain would occur at some places of Mumbai, Mumbai Suburban, Palghar, Raigad and Thane during next 2-4 hours
According to ANI, Two persons were killed while another sustained injuries when a wall of a house collapsed due to a landslide following incessant rains in Kalwa area of Thane district in the wee hours of Tuesday.
The dam in Pune was filled up to 100 per cent and was around 13981 cusecs. Water from Khadakwasala dam was released in the Mutha river at 10 am on Tuesday
Tuesday is expected to be experiencing heavy rainfall across the city. Intermittent rain with heavy to very heavy falls likely to occur at isolated places in city and suburbs. Maximum and minimum temperatures are likely to be around 28 deg. C. & 25 deg C. respectively.
A traffic jam was also witnessed on the highway near Kanjurmarg which is located in the suburbs near east central Mumbai. Pic/ Rathika Awatramani
Mumbai has been experiencing rainfall of varied intensity since the past five days. There have been some intense spells of rains. The city saw heavy to very heavy rainfall in the past five days. The city also witnessed severe waterlogging in these days
Traffic on WEH Andheri. Pic/Shawn D'souza
Strong south-west monsoon rains since July 25 has increased water stock in Maharashtra's dams by 8 per cent, but it is still 20 per cent less when compared to the same period last year. The water stock in dams went up from 26.87 per cent on July 25 to 35.2 per cent as on Monday, a rise of 8.33 per cent, data showed. However, the water stock in dams on July 29 last year stood at 55.03 per cent, or 19.83 per cent more than what is available currently
According to the India Meteorological Department, intermittent rains with heavy to very heavy showers are likely to occur at isolated places in Mumbai and suburbs