Mumbai: After a day of heavy rainfall, the financial capital on Thursday witnessed water-logging and other rainfall-prone incidents throwing normal life out of gear. According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), the intense spell is likely to hit the city and its suburbs today. Also Read - Cyclone Burevi Makes Landfall in Sri Lanka; India Braces For Impact, PM Modi Speaks to CMs, Assures All Help
“A few spells of rain/shower with heavy falls at isolated places in city and suburbs,” said the India Meteorological Department, Mumbai. Also Read - Cyclone Burevi Races Towards Tamil Nadu, Kerala; to Make Landfall in Sri Lanka Today
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On Wednesday, Mumbai and its neighbouring areas woke up to heavy spell of rain, as predicted.
Various parts of the city, including Sion, Kurla, Dadar, Hindmata, had become waterlogged due to continuous rainfall. “A cyclonic circulation is being developed near Mumbai, which will bring more showers to the city. The city has received hardly any showers in last 2-3 days but the situation is changing. There will be more showers in the coming days,” an IMD official had said.
Notably, heavy to very heavy rainfall has been forecast at isolated places over Uttar Pradesh, Assam and Meghalaya, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim, Bihar and Coastal Karnataka and heavy rainfall at isolated places over East Rajasthan, Kerala and Mahe, South Interior Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Madhya Maharashtra, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi, Gangetic West Bengal, Odisha, Jharkhand and Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura.