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Heavy Rain Likely In Mumbai Between August 3-5: Weather Department

Along with Mumbai, some other Maharashtra districts, including Raigad, Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, Pune, Kolhapur, Sangli, Beed, Latur and Osmanabad will witness heavy to very heavy rain.

Heavy Rain Likely In Mumbai Between August 3-5: Weather Department

Mumbai is likely to face heavy rain between Monday and Wednesday next week.

New Delhi:

Financial capital Mumbai is likely to face heavy rain between Monday and Wednesday next week, the India Meteorological Department said on Saturday.

Along with Mumbai, some other Maharashtra districts, including Raigad, Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, Pune, Kolhapur, Sangli, Beed, Latur and Osmanabad will witness heavy to very heavy rain.

"Possibility of Very hevy to extremely heavy rains over Konkan including Mumbai, Thane, NM from 2-5 Aug Ghat areas too," senior weather official KS Hosalikar tweeted.

Parts of Nanded, Hingoli, Parbhani, Jalna, Sangli and Aurangabad are also likely to receive light to moderate rain till August 5, the IMD forecast added.

As per IMD classification, "heavy to very heavy rainfall" means precipitation ranging from 64.5 mm to 204.4 mm in a period of 24 hours.

Mumbai and its suburbs received abundant rainfall on July 27-July 28. Due to the continuous downpour, waterlogging had been reported in some low-lying areas, causing traffic disruptions.

The Colaba weather station had recorded over 60 mm rainfall, while the Santa Cruz had recorded 100 mm in the last 24 hours, according to the weather bureau.