Mumbai: Heavy rains lashed Mumbai and neighboring Thane and Palghar districts of Maharashtra on Wednesday morning, and the Meteorological Department has predicted more intense rains during the day in view of the dense cloud in the region.
Mumbai Meteorological Department deputy director-general KS Hoslikar said that the weather center at Dahanu in Palghar recorded 364 mm of rain in a 12-hour period ending at 5.30 am on Wednesday.
In addition, the weather station at Bhayander in Thane recorded 169 mm of rainfall, while Meera Road received 159 mm of rain during the same period.
According to IMD’s website, Thane city, Dombivli and Kalyan region, which are part of the Mumbai metropolitan area (MMR), received more than 120 mm of rainfall during the same period.
Normal life disrupted in Mumbai as heavy rainfall triggers water logging at various places in the city.
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On Tuesday also, Mumbai and its neighboring areas witnessed heavy rains, causing water-logging in several low lying areas and disrupting rail and road traffic.