Heavy rains lash Mumbai as monsoon advance, waterlogging in a number of areas; excessive tide anticipated in the present day

With the Southwest Monsoons advancing in the direction of the Maharashtra coast, Maximum City Mumbai witnessed heavy rains final evening after pre-monsoon showers on Tuesday morning. “Monsoon has arrived in Mumbai in the present day, regular arrival date is tenth June yearly so it has arrived previous to the typical arrival date,” Dr. Jayanta Sarkar, Deputy Director General (DDG), IMD Mumbai stated. 

According to the Met division’s predictions, heavy rains are anticipated in Mumbai, Thane, Raigad, and Konkan areas from June 9 to June 12. The Brihanmumbai Corporation (BMC) held an pressing assembly on monsoon preparedness as varied components of Mumbai and its suburbs witnessed water-logging resulting from pre-monsoon rains, on Tuesday.

A excessive tide of 4.22 meters is prone to hit the coast at 11:50 am in the present day (June 9). Since Mumbai is positioned on the coastal edge going through the Arabia sea, the excessive tide timings are keenly noticed. Fishermen have been suggested to not enterprise close to the ocean from June 9-June 12.

Mumbai acquired showers ranging between 20 mm to 40 mm in Colaba, Mahalaxmi, and components of the Dadar space, whereas some climate stations in north Mumbai together with Chincholi, Borivali, and Dahisar acquired round 60 mm of rainfall within the first half of Tuesday.

Last month throughout Cyclone Tauktae, extreme waterlogging was reported from Mumbai. Local practice providers had been additionally hit. Every yr, in the course of the monsoons, Mumbai witnesses waterlogging points. This yr, we will solely wait to see how ready the BMC is to deal with this problem.

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