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.
पुढच्या 4,5 दिवसात मुंबई, ठाणे, नवी मुंबई, कोकणात मुसळधार ते अतीमुसळधार पावसाची शक्यता. सोमवार पासून जोरदार. घाट भागात पण अतीमुसळधारची शक्यता.— K S Hosalikar (@Hosalikar_KS) August 1, 2020
Possibility of Very hvy to Extremely hvy rains over Konkan including Mumbai, Thane, NM frm 2-5 Aug
Ghat areas too.
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.