Light to moderate rains likely in Mumbai in next few days: IMD

Light to moderate rains likely in Mumbai in next few days: IMD
IMD has predicted light to moderate rains in Mumbai, Palghar & Thane for the next few days and heavy to very heavy rains at isolated places in ghat areas of Pune, Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, and Raigad

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), Mumbai on Monday forecast intermittent and heavy rains at isolated places across the city in next 24 hours.

“Light to moderate rainfall very likely in Mumbai and heavy to very heavy rain likely at a few places in Thane, Palghar, Raigad, Ratnagiri, and Sindhudurg,” the IMD said on Monday.

According to the IMD, there will be a high tide of 4.65 metres at 3:14 pm and a low tide of 0.87 metres at 9:18 pm today.

“Strong winds, with speed reaching 40-50 kmph, are likely to prevail over the north, central and southwest Arabian Sea; central and adjoining the southwest Bay of Bengal and along and off Gujarat-Maharashtra-Goa-Karnataka coasts and West Bengal, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh & Andaman coast,” the IMD added.

The maximum and minimum temperatures in Mumbai are likely to hover around 27.5 degrees Celsius and 24.1 degrees Celsius, respectively.

The weather department has predicted light to moderate rains in Mumbai, Palghar, Thane, and Nasik for the next few days and heavy to very heavy rains at isolated places in ghat areas have been predicted in Pune, Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, and Raigad.

In the last 24 hours, Mumbai received 100 mm rain while the suburbs, Thane and Navi Mumbai got more than 250 mm downpour.

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