Mumbai and neighbouring districts of Thane, Raighar and Palghar are more likely to obtain “heavy to very heavy” rainfall within the subsequent 24 hours, the India Meteorological Division (IMD) stated on Friday.
An orange warning has been issued for the Vidarbha area for the following 48 hours, Deputy Director Normal of the IMD (Mumbai), KS Hosalikar, stated.
Mumbai and Thane earlier acquired widespread “average to heavy” rainfall over a interval of 24 hours which ended at 8:30 am on Friday.
As per the IMD, Matheran observatory within the adjoining Raigad district recorded 122.20 mm rainfall throughout the identical time interval.
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The Alibaug climate station in Raigad recorded 49 mm rain, whereas Ratnagiri district within the coastal Konkan area acquired 83.6 mm rainfall, the climate division added.
Alternatively, Colaba climate bureau, consultant of Mumbai’s island metropolis, recorded 63.2 mm rainfall and the Santacruz observatory, consultant of Mumbai’s suburbs, reported 31mm.
Heavy rainfall was recorded in Mumbai two weeks again, which led to extreme waterlogging in a number of areas of the capital metropolis of Maharashtra. Waterlogging was reported at 9 distinguished areas, 4 areas within the jap suburbs and three within the western suburbs.
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Within the aftermath of this, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Company (BMC) determined to nominate a technical advisor who can be answerable for finding out the explanations for waterlogging, design of roads and stormwater drains and supply ample options.
(with inputs from PTI)