Light to moderate precipitation in isolated places likely today in cities and suburbs, IMD says


The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday, in its 24-hour forecast, predicted light to moderate precipitation in isolated parts of the city and suburbs.

IMD said on Sunday that the island city, eastern and western suburbs recorded 3.02mm, 2.45mm and 0.78mm of rain, respectively, in the past 24 hours.

Meanwhile, a high tide of 4.08 meters is expected at 11:20 p.m. in Mumbai. Additionally, a low tide of 1.15 meters is likely to occur at 5:15 p.m. today.

When there is a high tide during the rainy season, it becomes difficult for the flooded water to withdraw. The low tide helps the city’s floodwaters find an outlet to enter the seas.

Meanwhile, heavy rains are likely in Maharashtra’s Vidarbha and Mumbai region from Monday.

“Cyclonic circulation is developing over the Bay of Bengal. As it intensifies, Maharashtra will receive more rains from September 20,” Dr Shubhangi Bhute, senior scientist at the Center, told PTI. regional weather.

“The Vidarbha region would receive the showers first. Although it would mainly cover the northern part of the state from east to west, there could be very heavy showers in a few places,” she said.

Afterwards, there will be showers over northern Maharashtra, followed by the coastal districts of Palghar, Thane and Mumbai, she added.

(With PTI entries)

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Posted on: Sunday September 19, 2021 12:09 IST

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