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Mumbai Rains Forecast: IMD Predicts Heavy To Very Heavy Rainfall In Mumbai City And Suburbs On Tuesday

Written By Shloak Prabhu | Mumbai | Published:


  • The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted more rainfall for Mumbai in the next 24 hours
  • The rain is expected to grow less intense on Wednesday
  • Monday witnessed very heavy rainfall causing flooding in numerous areas

After a day of incessant rains lashing Mumbai, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted more rainfall in the country's financial capital over the next 24 hours.

Here's what the IMD has forecast for the 24 and 48 hours starting 8 pm on on Monday, as per the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC):

24 hours: Intermittent rain with heavy to very heavy falls is likely to occur in city and suburbs

48 hours: Intermittent rain with few spells of heavy falls likely to occur in city and suburbs

Mumbai Rains Forecast: IMD Gives 24h 'heavy To Very Heavy' Rainfall Prediction Even As Deluge Disrupts Traffic, Forces 20-minute Airport Runway Closure

On Monday, starting from early in the morning, heavy rainfall gripped the financial capital, disrupting traffic and affecting Mumbai's vital lifeline, the local railways. The eastern suburbs witnessed water logging and some trains were delayed by half and hour or more. Even the Mumbai Police Commissioner Sanjay Barve tweeted the warning issued by the IMD:

Numerous footages of the water-clogged streets surfaced on social media platforms after Monday's heavy downpour. Here are some of the tweets:

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The city also took a heavy toll as garbage from Juhu Beach washed ashore. Here's a video:

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall in Maharashtra this week. 

A massive wall section in Andheri also collapsed on account of a land-slide:

Mumbai Rains | WATCH: Huge Wall Collapses Completely In Andheri Amid Landslide