Mumbai rains Live updates: Heavy rainfall lashes Mumbai as monsoon arrives a day earlier

Mumbai Rains, Weather Forecast Today Live News Updates: The Colaba observatory station recorded 77.4 mm rain (categorised as heavy rain) in the 24 hours ending today at 8.30 am while the IMD observatory station at Santa Cruz  recorded 59.6 mm rains (moderate rain).

Mumbai Rains Live Updates: Several places in Mumbai received heavy rain Wednesday as the Southwest Monsoon arrived a day ahead of its normal date.

India Meteorogical Department (IMD) Mumbai Deputy Director General Dr Jayanta Sarkar told news agency ANI, “Monsoon has arrived in Mumbai today, normal arrival date is 10th June every year so it has arrived prior to the average arrival date.”

The Colaba observatory station recorded 77.4 mm rain (categorised as heavy rain) in the 24 hours ending today at 8.30 am while the IMD observatory station at Santa Cruz  recorded 59.6 mm rains (moderate rain).

Waterlogging has resulted in traffic diversions on Sion road no 24, Mankhurd Railway Station, Gandhi Bazar and Antop Hill No 7.

Central railway CPRO said local train services between Kurla and Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus have been halted as water is flowing over tracks between Kurla and Sion railway stations. “Traffic stopped at 9.50 am, decision taken as a precautionary measure to avoid any untoward incident. Traffic will resume as soon as water recedes,” he added.

In Pune, rainfall is likely towards the early evening hours and could be accompanied by lightning and thunder. Presently, there is no weather system directly affecting Pune but north Maharashtra is under the influence of strong westerly winds and the presence of a cyclonic circulation over south Gujarat region. On Wednesday, Pune will continue to experience cloudy sky conditions and there are chances of light intensity rainfall.

Southwest Monsoon arrives in Mumbai a day earlier; heavy rains lash several parts of the city, traffic diversions reported due to waterlogging. Follow this space for the latest updates

The Southwest monsoon arrived in Mumbai on Wednesday, the IMD announced as heavy rains lashed the country’s financial capital and suburbs since early morning.

Since Monday morning, Mumbai has been recording steady and continuous rainfall. The 24-hour rainfall (till 8.30 am) recorded on Wednesday at Colaba was 65.4mm and at Santacruz was 50.4mm. Heavy rain recorded over Konkan include Ratnagiri (112.9 mm), Panji (33.8 mm) and Madgaon (67.6mm).

Railway tracks between Sion railway station and GTB Nagar railway station were submerged on Wednesday due to heavy rainfall in Mumbai. 

As a precautionary measure, local train services between Kurla and Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) have been halted. Services will resume as soon as the water recedes, said Central railway PRO.

Heavy rainfall led to severe waterlogging at Kings Circle in Mumbai on Wednesday. Watch the video here:

The Southwest Monsoon has arrived in Mumbai on Wednesday, the IMD said as heavy rains lashed the city and suburbs since early morning.

Waterlogging was reported in some low-lying areas, but the local train services remained unaffected, while routes of some BEST buses run the city civic body’s transport wing were diverted, reported PTI.

A high tide of over four metres is expected around noon in the Arabian Sea, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said.

“It’s monsoon arrival in Mumbai today,” said Dr Jayanta Sarkar, head of the India Meteorological Department’s (IMD) Mumbai office.
Several parts of the city and suburbs witnessed heavy rainfall along with thunder in the morning.

The Southwest Monsoon has arrived in Mumbai on Wednesday, the IMD said as heavy rains lashed the city and suburbs since early morning.

Waterlogging was reported in some low-lying areas, but the local train services remained unaffected, while routes of some BEST buses run the city civic body’s transport wing were diverted, reported PTI.

A high tide of over four metres is expected around noon in the Arabian Sea, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said.

“It’s monsoon arrival in Mumbai today,” said Dr Jayanta Sarkar, head of the India Meteorological Department’s (IMD) Mumbai office.
Several parts of the city and suburbs witnessed heavy rainfall along with thunder in the morning.

The Southwest Monsoon has arrived in Mumbai on Wednesday, the IMD said as heavy rains lashed the city and suburbs since early morning.

Waterlogging was reported in some low-lying areas, but the local train services remained unaffected, while routes of some BEST buses run the city civic body’s transport wing were diverted, reported PTI.

A high tide of over four metres is expected around noon in the Arabian Sea, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said.

“It’s monsoon arrival in Mumbai today,” said Dr Jayanta Sarkar, head of the India Meteorological Department’s (IMD) Mumbai office.
Several parts of the city and suburbs witnessed heavy rainfall along with thunder in the morning.

People hold umbrella while crossing a road during rain at CST, in Mumbai, Tuesday, June 8, 2021. (PTI Photo)

Meanwhile, in other parts of the country, fairly widespread to widespread light to moderate rainfall  was observed over Arunachal Pradesh, West Bengal & Sikkim, East Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Vidarbha, Konkan & Goa, Coastal Karnataka, Kerala & Mahe and Andaman & Nicobar Islands in the last 24 hours, the IMD said.

The weather agency said isolated to scattered light to moderate rainfall took place over Saurashtra & Kutch, west Madhya Pradesh, East Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Madhya Maharashtra, Marathwada, Interior Karnataka, Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Odisha and Tamil Nadu.

Except for the onset over Kerala on June 3, monsoon has so far advanced across the southern peninsula, Maharashtra and northeast India before its usual schedule.

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