Mumbai Rain Updates: Predicting heavy rain, the India Meteorological Department on Monday issued red alert for Mumbai, Thane, Pune, Raigad and Ratnagiri districts in Maharashtra. It said heavy-very-heavy to extremely heavy rain is expected in these areas on Tuesday. Also Read - Bhiwandi Building Collapse: 14 More Bodies Recovered, Death Toll Shoots to 39
The IMD in its forecast said that Mumbai, Raigad, Thane, Pune and Ratnagiri may get more than 204.5 millimetres of rain in a period of 24 hours. Also Read - Maharashtra: Death Toll Rises to 22 in Bhiwandi Building Collapse, Two Adjacent Towers Vacated
“Mumbai, Thane, Pune would receive extremely heavy rainfall in isolated places on Tuesday and Wednesday. Raigad has a similar forecast between Monday and Wednesday,” the IMD said. Also Read - 106-year-old Woman Wins Battle Against COVID-19 in Maharashtra
Apart from these areas, the IMD said, the neighbouring Palghar district may also get heavy to very heavy rains at a few places and the intensity would increase on Wednesday.
The rest of the state is likely to get rain and thundershowers in isolated places during this period.
(With inputs from agencies)