Heavy rains on Monday in Mumbai crossed the 3,000 mm rainfall mark for the third consecutive year ( Mumbai Weather Forecast ). Despite this, the people of Mumbai still do not seem to be getting relief from the rains. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a forecast.
According to the Orange Alert issued, there is a possibility of more rain in Mumbai today, September 28. Along with this, a yellow alert has also been issued for Wednesday, 29.
Rain in Mumbai Crossed 3000 mm Mark
According to IMD’s Santa Cruz data, after Monday’s rain, the season’s total rainfall has gone up to 3036.3 mm. This is the third year in a row that the city has crossed the 3,000-mark. Reportedly, around this time last year, Mumbai received 3,681 mm of rain, while in 2019, it received 3,635.5 mm.
Heavy rain expected in remote areas of Mumbai on Wednesday
Last week, meteorologists had informed us that the pace of rain is likely to intensify in Mumbai in the coming week. Today, an orange alert has been issued in the city, according to which there is a possibility of thunder and lightning, strong winds and heavy rain at isolated places. After this, a yellow alert was issued on Wednesday, September 29, with heavy to hefty rainfall in remote areas.
Red alert issued for Thane, Raigad and Palghar
A red alert has also been issued for districts like Thane, Raigad and Palghar today. According to this alert, there is a possibility of thunder and lightning, strong winds and hefty rain at different places. At the same time, there is a danger due to rain in other areas of Maharashtra.
Authorities opened all 18 gates of the dam to drain the water after the water level rose due to heavy rains in areas adjoining the Manjara dam in Maharashtra, raising the risk of flooding in some villages in Beed district and some adjoining districts. Alert has been issued in