IMD monsoon forecast for Maharashtra: Alert! Very Heavy rain predicted for next 3 days
Mumbai weather update today: Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday predicted that isolated areas in Maharashtra are likely to witness heavy downpour in coming days.
Mumbai weather update today: Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday predicted that isolated areas in Maharashtra are likely to witness heavy downpour in coming days. It also predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall in Mumbai, Thane and Navi Mumbai in the next 24 hours.
"Heavy to very heavy rainfall likely to occur at a few places in the districts of Raigad. Heavy rainfall likely to occur at isolated places in districts of Thane, Palghar and Mumbai in the next three days," said the IMD.
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The southwest monsoon would remain active over central and adjoining south peninsular India in the coming days. "Fairly widespread to widespread rainfall with isolated heavy to very heavy falls is likely over Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Vidarbha, ghat areas of Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Konkan, Gujarat, and Rajasthan during next three days," stated the IMD.
Earlier, rainfall in Mumbai inundated several areas across the city including Sion, Matunga, Mahim, Andheri, Malad and Dahisar causing huge traffic snarls at major junctions.
Whereas Skymet here has forecast, "Today also, the city has seen some rains in between and sky conditions have remained cloudy in the second half. Moreover, the city is expected to see moderate rains with isolated heavy showers during the evening hours."
"Moreover, tomorrow and day after tomorrow will also be seeing moderate to heavy showers, being mostly moderate in most parts of the city. However, there still remains a possibility if a few sharp showers during this time." Skymet report adds.
So the prospect of more rain hitting Mumbai are positive and Mumbaikar's may have to bear more delays and traffic jams.
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