Intense rainfall likely in Mumbai on Saturday, Sunday: IMD

Intense rainfall likely in Mumbai on Saturday, Sunday: IMD
Mumbai is likely to get intense heavy rainfalls this Saturday night and Sunday due to the development of low-pressure area over Bay of Bengal, said KS Hosalikar, IMD Mumbai

After two days of sporadic and scattered rainfall, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast “intense heavy rain” in Mumbai on late Saturday and Sunday.

“With the development of low-pressure area over Bay, this Saturday night and Sunday, Mumbai is very likely to get intense heavy rainfalls,” tweeted KS Hosalikar, Deputy Director-General of Meteorology, India Met Department, Mumbai.

“Warnings are issued (for areas) including West coast,” he said.

The IMD’s Santacruz weather station in suburbs recorded 43.4 mm rainfall in the last 24 hours ended 8.30 am on Friday, according to its website. In the same period, the department’s weather station at Colaba in South Mumbai recorded 21.2 mm rainfall.

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