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Mumbai Rains: Heavy rain in Mumbai, IMD issues 'Orange Alert' for Raigad-Ratnagiri and Satara

Pankaj Prasad
Heavy rain in Mumbai
Heavy rain in Mumbai

IMD has predicted more rain in Mumbai.

Mumbai Rains: Mumbai and surrounding areas of Maharashtra received heavy rain on Tuesday morning. At the same time, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted more rain in Mumbai. Along with this, IMD has also issued an orange alert for Raigad, Ratnagiri and Satara. In these, heavy to very heavy rains have been predicted at different places in three districts.

Mumbai recorded 93.4 mm of rain

The Santa Cruz Observatory of the Meteorological Department in Mumbai recorded 93.4 mm of rain in the 24-hour period till 8.30 am on Tuesday, marking yet another round of heavy rains here in the ongoing monsoon season. According to a report by news agency PTI-language, an IMD official said that the Colaba observatory recorded 59.2 mm of rain during the same period.

High intensity rain forecast in Raigad

The IMD has forecast moderate rain in Mumbai and high intensity rain in neighboring Raigad on Tuesday. It is noteworthy that the department issues four color based forecasts based on the existing weather systems. Green color indicates no warning. The yellow color indicates the need to be vigilant, the orange color to be alert, while the red color indicates the need to be alert and take action on it.

Heavy rain expected in Goa too

At the same time, according to private weather forecasting agency Skymet, between September 13 and 15, heavy to very heavy rainfall is expected in Mumbai city, its suburbs, Konkan and Goa. Skymet said in a statement on Sunday that there is a possibility of widespread flooding and waterlogging in these areas. At the same time, there was heavy rain in Pune on Sunday night. Many areas of the city were submerged due to heavy rain for about one and a half hours.