Mumbai: Mumbai received the highest rainfall in the last 24 hours of this monsoon and the city and suburbs are likely to receive more rainfall on Wednesday.
Overnight and on Wednesday morning, heavy rains at many places in the metropolis disrupted rail and road traffic.
The island city and the western suburbs received rain late Tuesday evening. An official said that there were intense spells in Mumbai for a few hours overnight.
Mumbai’s Deputy Director-General of India Meteorological Department (IMD) KS Hosalikar said, “Mumbai received the most rainfall in the last 24 hours.”
He said the city and suburbs are likely to receive heavy rainfall on Wednesday as well.
According to IMD Mumbai records of Santacruz Observatory since 19 ru४, 31 mm.2 mm of rain in 24 hours on 23 September 191, 312.6 mm on 23 September 193 and 303 on 20 September 2017 2017. rainfall mm Rainfall was recorded.
“Today’s 286.6 mm rainfall is the fourth largest rainfall between 1974 and 2020,” the official said.
According to IMD, rainfall recorded below 15 mm is considered light, between 15 and 64.5 mm is moderate and heavier than 64.5 mm.
Many parts of Mumbai received more than 120 mm of rainfall in the last 24 hours.
Also, in neighboring Thane city, the Kopri region received 195.3 mm of rain, Chirak Nagar-136.5 mm, and Dhokli region received 127 mm of rain in the same period.
The official said that since June 1 this year, the Santa Cruz Observatory has recorded a fall of 3,571.1 mm, while the Colaba Observatory has recorded 3,147.3 mm rainfall.