The city will experience heavy rain in the next 48 hours; very heavy rain in isolated places, according to the IMD

Mumbai Weather Update: The city will see heavy rain in the next 48 hours; very heavy rain in isolated places, according to IMD | ANI

India’s meteorological department has predicted that Mumbai and sub-regions will experience moderate to heavy rainfall over the next 48 hours. The meteorological agency has also forecast that there is a possibility of very heavy rain in isolated places.

The temperature in the city is expected to hover around 25 degrees Celsius to 30 degrees Celsius over the next two days according to IMD.

FPJ previously reported that IMD issued an Oranger alert for Mumbai and Thane as of today. The heavy rainfall is due to a cyclonic circulation, an official said.

On Wednesday, September 14, traffic congestion worsened in several parts of the city, with vehicle traffic on major highways to bridges and flyovers being disorderly.

Heavy downpours added to the existing poor roads and potholes causing bottlenecks, traffic jams in several areas.

Commuters also reported the absence of traffic personnel in several areas, including the Western Express Highway (WEH) and near the L&T Flyover.

Haji Ali Road and Tardeo Road experienced unusual traffic jams as traffic police closed the Kemps Corner Bridge to vehicular traffic for nearly 40 minutes, due to technical issues.

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