Incessant downpour continued to wreck havoc in Mumbai on Monday. The suburban areas of India’s financial capital received heavy rainfalls in the last 24 hours. Several areas in the city — Chembur to Andheri — were inundated due heavy rainfall over the weekend. Neighbouring Thane district also recorded heavy shower on Sunday.
The Santacruz weather station situated in Mumbai’s western suburbs, recorded 116.1 mm rainfall on Sunday. The Colaba weather station in South Mumbai, registered 12.4 mm downpour during the same period.
India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted heavy showers to continue in the city. “Mumbai and around received heavy rains with isolated very heavy (>115.6 mm ) at Thane/West Suburbs in last 24 hours. Konkan may get isolated heavy showers in next 24 hours. Extremely Heavy Rainfall warnings for Saurashtra/Kutchh, Arabian Sea”, IMD Mumbai’s deputy director general said in a tweet. The weather department warned rainfall at isolated in Mumbai, Thane, Raigad, and Palghar districts in Maharashtra on Monday.
Due to heavy rains in the past few days, Powai lake in Mumbai, started overflowing on Sunday. The weather bureau issued a yellow alert for Mumbai. The entire Konkan coast have been witnessing an intense spell of rainfall since Friday.