The India Meteorological Division (IMD) authorities have downgraded its yellow alert — heavy rains throughout remoted areas – for Mumbai and Palghar for Friday, however retained it for the festive weekend.
The annual 10-day Ganesh Utsav begins in Maharashtra on Saturday.
The climate bureau has retained the yellow alert for Thane till Monday, however upgraded it to an orange alert — heavy to very heavy rain throughout remoted areas — for Ratnagiri, Raigad, Pune and Satara districts for the weekend.
Based on IMD Mumbai’s bulletin issued on Thursday, a well-marked low stress climate system over inside Odisha, which is adjoining Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand, is prone to transfer westwards over the subsequent three-four days to over elements of Madhya Pradesh, activating climate programs over the Arabian Sea.
“The low-pressure system has strengthened the south-westerly monsoon circulate enhancing rain exercise over the Konkan coast and inside Maharashtra,” stated KS Hosalikar, deputy director-general, western area, IMD.
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On Thursday, Mumbai acquired gentle to reasonable rain and remoted intense heavy spells for transient intervals amid a persistent cloud cowl.
South Mumbai acquired 26.8 millimetres (mm) of rain, whereas the suburbs recorded 15.4 mm between 8:30 am and 5:30 pm. Town and its suburbs have acquired gentle rains over the previous 24 hours. The climate bureau additionally warned that there could be gusty winds at 45-55 kilometres per hour (kmph) alongside and off the coast over the weekend.
There are potentialities of waterlogging, localised flooding and minor harm to houses and roads in areas, the place orange alert has been issued.