Mumbai Rains: Heavy rains and thunderstorms predicted for the next 24 hours

Mumbai has already witnessed heavy spells of rains in several parts of suburbs on the morning of Wednesday, September 25


After Mumbaikars received heavy rains on Wednesday, September 25, the citizens might have to bear heavy rainfall once again as Skymet Weather has predicted moderate to heavy rainfall and thundershower activities in Mahabaleshwar, Mumbai, Nashik, Pune, and Gondia during the next 24 hours.

According to Skymet weather, the rainfall has already seen a significant rise over Madhya Maharashtra and Konkan and Goa in the last two days. While the meteorological divisions of Vidarbha and Marathwada have received light to moderate rains during the last 24 hours. Pune and Mumbai, in particular, have recorded heavy rain and thundershowers within the same time frame.

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According to rainfall data available with Skymet, Matheran has recorded 108 mm of rainfall, followed by Ratnagiri 99 mm, Pune 87 mm, Colaba (Mumbai) 67 mm, among other centres in Maharashtra, in a span 24 hours from 8:30 am on Tuesday.

Currently, a cyclonic circulation is over South Maharashtra along with surrounding South Konkan and Goa. In the meantime, a trough is extending up to South Gujarat from this system. It is expected that the combined effect of these two along with active monsoon surge would bring more heavy rains over Vidarbha, Konkan and Goa and Madhya Maharashtra today.

City-wise, Mahabaleshwar, Mumbai, Nashik, Pune, and Gondia may record moderate to heavy rain during the next 24 hours. However, Mumbai rains will reduce by tomorrow evening. Until then, there may be a few moderate showers with one or two intense spells over the city and suburbs.

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