Light to moderate precipitation is likely in the city and suburbs today, according to IMD

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday in its 24-hour forecast predicted light to moderate rainfall in the city and suburbs.

IMD said on Thursday that the island city, eastern and western suburbs recorded 2.04mm, 3.50mm and 2.70mm of rain, respectively, in the past 24 hours.

Meanwhile, a high tide of 3.12 meters is expected at 8:32 p.m. in Mumbai. In addition, a low tide of 2.14 meters is likely to occur at 2:55 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, IMD said on Wednesday that a new cyclonic circulation would likely develop over the northern Bay of Bengal on September 17 and bring heavy rainfall to eastern India.

IMD said northern and central India would likely experience intense rainfall activity through Thursday. “Cyclonic (eastern) circulation likely to develop over the northern Bay of Bengal on September 17. It will likely move west-northwest toward Odisha-West Bengal coast over the next three months. days, ”IMD said.

“Rainfall activity is likely to increase over the Odisha and West Bengal Ganges with fairly extensive to extensive rainfall and isolated heavy falls over areas above on September 18-19,” a- he added.

(With contributions from the Agencies)

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Posted on: Thursday September 16th, 2021 09:26 IST

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