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Mumbai Rains: Downpour Forecast For Sunday, Days After City Records Its First Spell Of 3-digit Rainfall. Details Here

Written By Digital Desk | Mumbai | Published:

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  • People residing in Mumbai woke up to heavy rains on Sunday
  • On Friday, Mumbai finally clocked its first spell of three-digit rainfall
  • The BMC has also tweeted out a weather forecast for the day

People residing in Mumbai woke up to heavy rains on Sunday. After months of sunshine and heat, the rains came as a huge sigh of relief. However, the heavy downpour resulted in water logging on the streets causing massive traffic congestion.

According to Skymet, a private weather forecasting agency, Mumbai finally clocked its first spell of three-digit rainfall on Friday to the tune of 235 mm, on a day when visuals of heavy waterlogging in numerous areas, including the key Sion junction were accessed.

The BMC has also tweeted out a weather forecast for the day for Mumbai:

Besides, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted "heavy to very heavy rainfall at a few places with extremely heavy rainfall at isolated places very likely over Odisha"

"Heavy rainfall at a few places with very heavy rainfall at isolated places over Konkan and Goa," it stated in its All India Weather Warning Bulletin.The IMD has also issued a warning of thunderstorm accompanied with gusty winds (30-40 kmph) at isolated places very likely over East Rajasthan and East Uttar Pradesh. The duststorm (30-40 kmph) at isolated places is very likely over Haryana and West Uttar Pradesh.

Rough to very rough sea conditions (with wind speed reaching 40-50 kmph) is likely to prevail over west-central and adjoining southwest Arabian Sea, south and adjoining central Bay of Bengal; the North Bay of Bengal and along and off south Gujarat-Maharashtra-Goa coasts. The organisation has advised fishermen not to venture into these areas. 

(With ANI inputs)

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