IMD sees light to moderate rain in the city

Mumbai weather update: two more days of cloudy skies, according to IMD | Photo credit: ANI

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has maintained the ongoing green alert for Mumbai for the next two days due to the absence of significant weather systems over the city. According to the IMD, on Thursday and Friday the city will experience mostly cloudy skies with light to moderate rain in the city and suburbs.

Sushma Nair, Head of IMD, said: “As of now, there is no rain warning for Mumbai and adjoining areas. Therefore, the green alert will continue. However, the climate will remain humid with moderate showers and cloudy skies.

Meanwhile, according to data from System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR), Mumbai recorded a good air quality index (AQI) on Wednesday with an AQI of 24, while other cities like Delhi, Pune and Ahmedabad recorded an AQI of 38, 26 and 17 respectively.

The lower the AQI value, the cleaner the air, while a high AQI indicates a high level of air pollution and health problems.

Water levels in lakes

The stock of water in the seven lakes supplying the city with water has reached 12.82.266 million liters in the past 24 hours. At the same time last year, it was 5.31.734 million liters.

High tide and low tide

Meanwhile, a high tide of 3.53 meters is likely to occur at 5:41 p.m. in Mumbai today. Also, a low tide of 2.37 meters is expected at 11:47 tonight.

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