MUMBAI: Heavy rains were reported in several parts of Mumbai and Thane on Sunday morning. Weathermen have predicted that heavy rains at isolated places in the city will continue throughout the day.
Owing to the continuous downpour since Sunday morning, several low-lying areas were seen going down under water.
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There’s a high tide today at 12.23pm of 4.63 metres. Heavy rains when coupled with high tide lead to waterlogging in several low-lying areas of the city.
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Over the last 24 hours, IMD Santa Cruz observatory recorded 200.8mm rains and IMD Colaba 129.6mm. “Mumbai, Thane, Navi Mumbai have reported extremely heavy rainfall in the last 24 hours. Models are indicating that the heavy rainfall will continue today over entire west coast too,” said KS Hosalikar, deputy director-general (western region), IMD.
The neighbouring Thane district and some other areas in Konkan region, including Sindhudurg, also receivedvery heavy rains. Some parts of Vidarbha received moderate rain, the IMD said, adding that thunderstorm with lightning is likely at isolated places in the region.