Incessant Rains Lash Mumbai; No Respite For Next 5 Days, Says MET Department

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IMD Issues Warning on Weather in West Bengal, Rains likely to Lash Parts of Odisha Too

New Delhi, October 9: Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday warned heavy spells of rain may lash various parts of the West Bengal. The weatherman reported the depression over Gangetic West Bengal has moved west-northwestwards with a speed of about 15 kmph in last few hours. It intensified into a deep depression over Gangetic West Bengal. […]

Mumbai, September 19: Just when Mumbaikars thought days of rain and floods were over, heavy rains lashed the city on Tuesday. As per an initial report by the Meteorological Department, heavy rainfall is expected for the next five days in the state of Maharashtra with an active monsoon spell during this period.

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Sunday issued a warning regarding possible heavy rainfall across the city within two to three days. The BMC also reportedly asked the people to stay alert at least until September 21. The statement also further said, “As per information from the Colaba observatory, the north Konkan region of Maharashtra, including Mumbai and its neighbouring areas, will receive continuous rainfall. It is likely that some areas will receive very heavy rainfall.”

As per a report, the BMC is prepared to tackle with the rainfall.

However, as per real-time weather updates by Weather.com, chances are that the rainfall might continue at least until September 25. The temperature will remain at an average of 30 degree Celsius. As per this report, only on September 26, which is Tuesday next week, that Mumbai will see a sunny sky.

Another report by Skymet stated that rains will likely continue for at least another two to three hours before slowing down. It also stated that heavy thundershowers and gusty winds are likely to continue in many parts of Mumbai for another two to three hours. Several parts of Mumbai received heavy rainfall and thunderstorms in the previous week, leading to waterlogging and traffic jams in areas of Andheri, Bandra, Ghatkopar, Vashi and on the Western Express Highway.