Heavy rains are expected in Mumbai today; yellow alert issued

After a brief hiatus, non-seasonal rains returned to Mumbai yesterday.

A yellow alert was issued for Mumbai and Thane on Wednesday as heavy rains are expected.


According to reports, coastal areas like southern Mumbai, western suburbs will receive more rainfall than interiors like Thane, Kalyan.

According to the IMD bulletin, an area of ​​low pressure is expected to form over the east-central Arabian Sea off Maharashtra around December 1.

Fairly widespread rains with thunderstorms and lightning are also expected over Gujarat, north-central Maharashtra and the northern Konkan region on Wednesday and Thursday.

“An area of ​​low pressure is likely to form over the east-central Arabian Sea off the coast of Maharashtra over the next 24 hours. A disturbance from the west is in the form of a trough. in westerly winds of the mid and upper troposphere around along Length 58 degrees E north of Lat 15 degrees N, ”IMD tweeted Tuesday.

“Under the influence of these systems: fairly widespread / generalized rains / thunderstorms with isolated heavy to very heavy precipitation over the region of Gujarat, northern Madhya Maharashtra and northern Konkan on December 1 and heavy isolated rains over the region. Gujarat region and northern Madhya Maharashtra on December 2, “tweeted.

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Posted on: Wednesday December 01st, 2021 08:53 IST

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