Expect heavy showers in Mumbai this week

Fishermen in Maharashtra and Goa have been warned not to venture into the sea

Expect heavy showers in Mumbai this week

After weeks of drizzling, rain is likely to return in full swing this week. Weather agencies have, however, ruled out heavy showers. Saturday witnessed a few significant spells.

Last week, Santacruz received 10.6 mm of rainfall while Colaba recorded 9.6 mm of rainfall.

Mahesh Palawat, Chief Meteorologist, Skymet Weather, said that Sunday will witness good showers and the situation is likely to continue for a few days. IMD scientist Ajay Kumar said that a low-pressure area has developed in the Bay of Bengal which will cause the rains to increase on the West Coast.

Meanwhile, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has warned people not to venture into the sea because the high tide. 

One of the BMC officials said that the IMD has warned fishermen in Maharashtra and Goa, to not to venture beyond 64 degrees East during the next five days and into East Central Arabian Sea for the next two days.