MUMBAI: Mumbai and neighbouring Thane district received widespread moderate to heavy rainfall over the 24-hour period ended at 8.30am on Friday, an IMD official said.
He predicted the trend will continue over the next 24 hours.
Waterlogging at Sanpada Gaon railway underpass due to heavy rains in Navi Mumbai on Friday. #NaviMumbai… https://t.co/Alpg7qSM1b— TOI Navi Mumbai (@TOINaviMumbai) 1597993153000
“Mumbai, Thane NM recd mod to hvy- wide spread RF in 24 hrs with 1,2 stns crossing 120 mm too. Latest radar/ satellite images indicate a very active monsoon ovr Konkan, more on N Konkan including Mumbai, Thane.
“Trend to cont nxt 24 hrs with interiors too, KS Hosalikar, Deputy Director General IMD (Mumbai), tweeted.
Mumbai,Thane NM recd mod to hvy- wide spread RF in 24 hrs with 1,2 stns crossing 120 mm too. Latest radar/satellite… https://t.co/lmV1Qfrnrc— K S Hosalikar (@Hosalikar_KS) 1597983251000
According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the Matheran observatory in adjoining Raigad district recorded 122.20mm rainfall.
The Alibaug weather station in Raigad district recorded 49mm rain during the 24-hour period. Ratnagiri in the Konkan cost received 83.6mm rainfall, the IMD said.
The Dahanu observatory in Palghar district recorded 67.4mm rainfall. The Colaba weather bureau, representative of Mumbais island city, recorded 63.2mm rainfall, while the Santacruz observatory, representative of Mumbai’s suburbs, reported 31.6mm rainfall, it said.
The Thane Belapur Industries Association weather station recorded 60mm rainfall during the period, the IMD added.