Heavy rainfall in Mumbai causes traffic snarls, waterlogging in many parts; Skymet predicts downpour to continue for next four-six hours

Mumbai on Wednesday witnessed heavy rainfall, causing a traffic jam and waterlogging in several parts of the city in the morning

Asian News International September 25, 2019 10:58:48 IST
Heavy rainfall in Mumbai causes traffic snarls, waterlogging in many parts; Skymet predicts downpour to continue for next four-six hours
  • Mumbai on Wednesday witnessed heavy rainfall, causing a traffic jam and waterlogging in several parts of the city in the morning

  • IMD has said that a severe thunderstorm is hovering over Mumbai and nearby regions in Maharashtra as the satellites and radar images captured by it shows the presence of heavy clouds over Mumbai

  • Skymet, a private weather forecast agency, also stated that intense rainfall will likely to continue in several parts of Mumbai for the next four to six hours

Mumbai: Mumbai on Wednesday witnessed heavy rainfall, causing a traffic jam and waterlogging in several parts of the city in the morning.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said that a severe thunderstorm is hovering over Mumbai and nearby regions in Maharashtra as the satellites and radar images captured by it shows the presence of heavy clouds over Mumbai.

Skymet, a private weather forecast agency, also stated that intense rainfall will likely to continue in several parts of Mumbai for the next four to six hours.

"Intense rain to continue in parts of Mumbai, Mumbai Suburban, Palghar, #Alibag, Virar, Bhiwandi, Kalyan, Dombivli, Dongri, Borivali, Goregaon, Mulund, Powai, Juhu, Dadar, Bandra, Chembur, Colaba, Navi Mumbai, Kurla, Mira Bhayandar and Thane during next 4-6 hours," said the agency on Twitter.

On 19 September, several pockets of Mumbai including the suburbs, Navi Mumbai, Thane and north regions of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region witnessed heavy downpour. South Mumbai also received moderate rains.

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